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 FIELD

All over the world Indigenous Peoples are affected by the impacts of climate change. They often live close to the land and depend on its physical resources and richness for their livelihoods and well-being. Their environments are increasingly threatened by, for example, desertification, sea level rise, extreme weather events, and changes in wildlife health, migration patterns and abundance. At the same time, there is evidence that some current attempts to tackle climate change may also have disastrous effects on indigenous groups and communities.

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 SCBD

As noted in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, climate change is one of the most important drivers of biodiversity loss" and is projected to further adversely affect the role of
biodiversity as a source of goods and services. The impacts of climate change on biodiversity have been of major concern to the Convention on Biological Diversity since 2002 when, following a request from the Conference of the Parties and the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA), an Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group was established to carry

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

Tuvalu’s environment is under pressure: sea-water rise contaminating the soil with salt, direct impact on waste and sewage systems from rising human density contributing to further damage. The 1987 UN Brundlandt report has definitely shown the existing link between environment/ecology and development /economy. Tomorrow’s economy stems from today’s environment.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Direct internet link to the Pacific Climate Change portal

 SPREP Climate Change Resilience (CCR)

End of Internship presentation on Pacific Climate Finance. Section are: climate finance challenges, overview of climate finance in the Pacific, and next steps.

 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 outlining the impacts of climate change on Tuvalu.

 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

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)

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

This report summarises a review of the degree to which climate change has so far been mainstreamed in national strategic plans, policies and budgets of Tuvalu, and in a sectoral case study - and the extent to which mainstreaming has translated to implementation.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

This academic paper investigates the vulnerability of households to climatic disasters in the low-lying atoll nation of Tuvalu. Using the most recent household surveys available, the authors constructed poverty and hardship profiles for households on the different islands of Tuvalu, and combine these with geographic and topographic information to assess the exposure differentials among different groups using spatial econometric models.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

'Story Maps' allows an individual to combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content to make it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell a story. An insight into Tuvalu's environmental issues is featuring on the story map website with images and ArcGIS contents.

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

Jana Gheuens, Nidhi Nagabhatla and Edangodage Duminda Pradeep Perera 2019

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

McCubbin, S. G., T. Pearce, J. D. Ford, and B. Smit. 2017

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

Adelle Thomas, Patrick Pringle, Peter Pfleiderer and Carl-Friedrich Schleussner 2017

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

World Health Organization, 2015

 Department of Environment, Tuvalu

Dataset that provides a direct internet link to Tuvalu's climate change data portal.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Data on climate change, disaster risk and risk management in the Pacific.

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