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 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

The Funafuti Conservation Area project has been relatively successful, therefore this report documents the lessons learned as well as providing a useful model for similar marine conservation projects at other sites within the country and around the region.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

The Global Nutrition Reports capture the status of nutrition at the country, regional and global level.

This country profile for Tuvalu aggregate the very latest data on child, adolescent and adult anthropometry and nutritional status, as well as intervention coverage, food supply, nutrition spending and demography. Interesting environmental data relating to water and sanitation are also briefly presented.

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 Department of Environment, Tuvalu,  Tuvalu Fisheries

This project report has two components

1) a field survey of the fish biodiversity of Tuvalu’s reefs and lagoons, as well as documenting the species commonly caught by local fishermen and
2) a field survey of selected macro-invertebrate and fish densities in Tuvalu’s lagoons, to assess the stocks of valuable species on each atoll and test the effectiveness of the Conservation Areas (CAs).

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 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

This study addresses rainfall trends, the frequency of droughts, La Niña influences and the relationship between rainfall and Sea Surface Temperature (SST) in Tuvalu. The findings revealed that;

* de-trended rainfall time series show declining trends in all four rainfall stations over the period 1953-2012;

* the frequency of drought ranges from three to fourteen years with a mean of nine years

* the occurrence of drought appears to follow the La Niña years

* boplots provide an effective option for defining drought

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

This article presents an analysis of shoreline change in all 101 islands in the Pacific atoll nation of Tuvalu. Using remotely sensed data, change is analysed over the past four decades, a period when local sea level has risen at twice the global average (~3.90 ± 0.4 mm.yr−1). Results highlight a net increase in land area in Tuvalu of 73.5 ha (2.9%), despite sea-level rise, and land area increase in eight of nine atolls.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

This report describes the high-resolution bathymetric mapping survey carried out in 2004. The survey achieved good coverage of the seafloor from approximately 10 m depth in the nearshore reef slope area, to an average offshore depth of some 2000 m, at an average slope angle of 2. The objective was to investigate the seabed and provide information about water depths around the islands using a multibeam echosounder (MBES).

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

In TKIII, three ideas form the basis for strategic
planning. The first is that TKIII methods and targets
are based on:
1)
Tuvalu’s own development perceptions and
needs,
which are linked with the
UN SDGs
,
the SIDS
Samoa Pathway
, and the UNFCCC’s
Paris Agreement
(the successor to the Kyoto
Protocol), to be adopted in April 2016;
2)
a commitment by knowledgeable public
officials under the terms and conditions of their

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

This paper investigates the water quality of the densely populated lagoonal coasts in Fongafale Islet, and the occurrence of water pollution. A comparison was then made with less populated natural coast in the islet. The primary pollution sources and pollution mechanism were identified. Through this investigation, the need for effective water quality control measures for coastal conservation is demonstrated.

 DOE Projects, Tuvalu

BIORAP survey conducted by Ridge to Reef team in collaboration with department of environment,fisheries and agriculture.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

Illustrate the current state of marine habitats on the Pacific - mangroves, coral reefs, and seagrasses
Economic value, ecosystems services, social and cultural value of these habitats to Pacific Island people
Ongoing efforts to address multiple threats and stresses on these habitats including climate change - community level national and regional level
Call Number: [EL]
Physical Description: 1:04:28

 SPREP Pacific Environment Information Network (PEIN)

Traditional way of life in the pacific islands in the expression of each and everybody's identity. The link between people and their natural habitat, living and unliving things is key to someone's social status, relationship to other member of its community and existence in the world. The session shall look at the importance of traditional knowledge and its relation to the environment as a way to protect existing biodiversity and thus ensuring that the cultural heritage of Pacific Island population i preserved.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

No description provided

 Cook Islands National Environment Service

No description provided

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

A list of international and regional multilateral environmental agreements in which each of the Pacific Island country is a party/signatory of. This is useful for SPREP activities and planning

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

For the Ninth Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas December 2013, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) commissioned an assessment of the status of biodiversity and conservation in Oceania.
This dataset holds all the reports that assesses the overall state of conservation in;

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

Here, we focus on the production of electricity from renewable sources. As such, we focus on a statistic distinct from SDG 7.2.1 “Renewable energy share in the total final energy consumption”. Data for this Pacific regional indicator are relevant for SDG 7.b.1 “Installed renewable energy-generating capacity in developing countries (in watts per capita)”.
Call Number: [EL]
Physical Description: 5 p.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

There are active drinking water or freshwater monitoring progra mmes in 11 of 14 Pacific countries and 6 of 7 territories. The primary challenge is the regularity and frequency of sampling, the capacity to process samples accurately in country, and the official response process to the findings. There is no regional data collation for this proposed indicator , to date. Escherichia coli occurs naturally in human and animal intestines and therefore can be used as a proxy for untreated sewage contamination or other pollution.
Call Number: [EL]

 UNEP/CBD

One of the recommendations emerging from the COP-8 (Decision XIII/8 [6]) promoted a series of regional and/or sub-regional workshops on capacity building for NBSAPs. These will
be held with the aim to discuss national experiences in implementing NBSAPs, the integration of biodiversity concerns into relevant sectors, obstacles, and ways and means
for overcoming these obstacles. It was recommended that these workshops be held (subject to the availability of funding) prior to COP-9, to provide an opportunity to directly support

 UNEP/TEEB

Natural capital – our ecosystems, biodiversity, and natural resources – underpins economies, societies and individual well-being. The values of its myriad benefits are, however, often overlooked or poorly understood. They are rarely taken fully into account through economic signals in markets, or in day to day decisions by business and citizens, nor indeed reflected adequately in the accounts of society.
Available online
Call Number: [EL]
ISBN/ISSN: 978-3-98-13410-0-3
Physical Description: 47 p.