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 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

Tuvalu is among the most vulnerable to climate change impacts. This dataset hosts the national communications to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

A report that localizes the MDG Framework with the Tuvalu development context.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

Tuvalu Statement at the Whale in a Changing Ocean Conference, Vava'u, Tonga, 2017

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

Although Tuvalu has no history of manufacturing persistent organic pollutants (POPs), this data-set consists of;

1. the first report (2008) that represents the first stepping stone for the country to outline strategies in order to meet its obligations under the Stockholm Convention, also given the chemical nature, including long range environmental transport of POPs that is a global concern.

2. The Tuvalu National Action Plan to reduce releases of unintentional persistent organic pollutants (u-POPs) 2018 - 2022

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 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

A comprehensive Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) of potential water security interventions in Funafuti and Vaitupu, conducted under the PACCSAP project.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

A report outlining the impacts of climate change on Tuvalu.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

As a Party to the UNCCD, Tuvalu is obliged to follow Section 9 and 10 of the Convention in preparing a National Action Plan. This NAP therefore is considered as the focus of actions, consolidation of projects and activities identified for an integrated solution to combating land degradation in Tuvalu.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

Tuvalu signed the Convention on Biological Diversity in 1992. The program of the Work Protected Areas is one of the successes of the convention. This action plan therefore presents the broad targets for the country as complemented in the National Biodiversity Action Plan to recognize, protect and apply best practices in relation to the management, protection and utilization of biological resources.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

An Act to amend the Marine Pollution Act 1992 to ensure that there is current compliance with marine pollution related conventions and for related purposes.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

This National Strategic Action Plan for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management (NSAP) describes
the people of Tuvalu’s priorities for immediate actions in the face of climate change.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

The first comprehensive Tuvalu Climate Change Policy (TCCP)

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

A direct internet link to access information related to bird species of Tuvalu recorded on the BirdLife International Online portal

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

Rats are invasive species in Tuvalu. Rattus rattus, or black rats, are rampaging through Tuvalu’s atolls and gnawing through the country’s chief export crop – coconuts. This dataset contains a brief introduction into a project that was implemented by a locally-recruited retired rodent management expert who showed coconut farmers how to dispose of the rats in an environmentally-friendly manner.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

Data submitted to the UN Ozone Secretariat highlighting the trend of ODS consumption (calculated as Production (if any) + imports - exports) in Tuvalu. Ozone Depleting Substances calculated here are HCFCs and Methal Bromide.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

A direct internet link to easily access information on fisheries management in Tuvalu hosted on the FAO website

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

The results of this academic study stated that the sea level rise rate in Tuvalu as at September 2008 was 5.9 mm year−1, based upon the 15½ years of sea level data. This was about four times higher than the global average of 1-2 mm year−1.

Sea level in Tuvalu area had risen approximately 9.14 cm since the inception of the project 15½ years ago. However, it was to be noted that the land is quite stable and the rate of land sinking is -0.06 mM year−1 only.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

Tuvalu developed this Policy as a response to recent water crises, and to ensure that the people of Tuvalu have continued access to safe, reliable, affordable and sustainable water and sanitation facilities. tuvaluenvironment.tv

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

The Annual Tide Predictions Calendars are a popular product of the Australian-funded Climate and Ocean Support Program in the Pacific (COSPPac). The Pacific Community (SPC) has been designing and producing the tide prediction calendars over the past 3 years in partnership with the Australian Bureau of Meteorology.

The new predictions for Vaitupu were calculated using tide gauge data collected by SPC in 2015 under the European Union-funded Climate and Abstraction Impact Assessment (CAIA) project.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

This report presents the results of the first nationally representative empirical study of relationships between household vulnerability, human mobility and climate change in the Pacific. Findings are based upon quantitative and qualitative fieldwork carried out in Tuvalu during the early part of 2015 by researchers from the United Nations University (UNU), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the University of the South Pacific (USP)