Tagged on: Regional Sea Region

Atmospheric input of trace species to the world oceans

This proposal makes estimations on global and regional scales that originated in 1987 on thr interchange of pollutants between atmosphere and the oceans

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Reports and Books
Guidelines for Integrated Management of Coastal and Marine Areas: With Special Reference to the Mediterranean Basin - UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 161
United Nations Environment programme

This document is intended to provide, within the context of the Barcelona Convention, general guidelines for national policy-makers, managers and professionals involved in the development and implementation of integrated coastal and marine areas management (ICAM) programmes aiming at achieving sustainable development of coastal and marine areas, including exclusive economic zones; and to assist in development of national guidelines for integrated coastal area management and development, and thus, contribute to the implementation of principles and recommendations adopted by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Rio de Janeiro, June 1992). The guidelines contained in this document are based primarily on the experience of the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, with special regard for the developing countries of the Mediterranean basin. However, it is believed that, if adapted to locally relevant conditions, they are applicable, with some adjustments, in some other parts of the world, such as the Black Sea, Eastern Africa, the Caribbean, etc. Moreover, the general principles provided in the guidelines and, in particular, those referring to the ICAM process phases, may be considered applicable world wide. The presented guidelines are not a rigid set of prescribed steps and procedures. Rather, they represent a flexible approach consisting of alternative options serving the same goal. The choice and application of the most suitable option in a given situation will depend on the size, nature and actual circumstances of the area planned to be covered by the ICAM programme. The document is not an exhaustive manual covering all aspects and details encountered in the ICAM process. Annex I provides definitions of the most important terms used in the document and, in addition, the reader seeking further clarification is advised to consult the publications listed in the bibliography.

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Thalassogenic Diseases: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 79
United Nations Environment Programme

This report present a critical review of the epidemiological studies correlating thalassogenic infections-with the microbial quality of marine bathing waters

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The ecosystems of small islands in the southwest pacific
HV.Y.Sokolov, Y.N.Badenkov, and Y.G.Puzachenko

This report compares a series of islands of different climatic condition, ages and geological origins as possible.

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Reports and Books
Implications of Expected Climate Changes in the South Pacific Region: An Overview - UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 128
J.C Pernetta and P.J Hughes

This report aims to provide overviews and site specific case studies on the possible effects of climate change on the ecosystem.

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Water Quality Studies on Selected South Pacific Lagoons: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 136
Shamila Naidu

This report presents the results of studies made on five Pacific lagoons located at Suva, Fiji; Villa, Vanuatu; Tarawa, Kiribati, Tongatapu, Tonga; and Marovo, Western Province, Solomon Islands. Studies were made on water quality by physical, chemical and microbiological analyses.

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Overview on Land-based Pollutant Sources and Activities Affecting the Marine, Coastal, and Freshwater Environment in the Pacific Islands Region

This report provides a regional overview of the land-based pollutant sources and activities and their impacts on the marine, coastal, and freshwater resources of the South Pacific Region. The overview includes the 14 Pacific Island States participating in the GPA Activities

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Implicationsof expected climate change in the eastern african coastal region.
A.L.Alusa and L.J.Ogallo

This report is a contribution of the oceans and costal area programme activity centre

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Reports and Books
Pesticide Use in the South Pacific: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 89
United Nations Environment Programme

This report help ensure that safe and efficient use of pesticide in the south pacific region.

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Environmental problems of the marine and coastal area of Bangladesh
A.H.V Sarma

This is the country report on environmental problems in Bangladesh.

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