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Environmental laws in Kenya
United Nations Environment Programme

This document provides the administrative mechanism for addressing environmental harm.


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2001
Reports and Books
Checklist of CITES species
United Nations Environment Programme

This checklist provides alphabetical lists of the species of fauna and flora included in Appendices I, II and III of CITES in order to help the CITES Management and Scientific Authorities, Customs officials, and all others involved in implementing and enforcing the Convention. This list provides not only the scientific names but also the common names in English, French and Spanish.


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2001
Reports and Books
Ecosystem-based Management of Fisheries. UNEP Regional Seas Report and Studies No. 175
United Nations Environment Programme

To effectively manage our fisheries, we need to manage fish in the context of the environment in which they exist, that is an ecosystem. This means understanding the complex ecological and socioeconomic environments in which fish and fisheries exist. It also means anticipating the effects that fishery management will have on the ecosystem and the effects that ecosystem will have on fisheries. Practical application of a comprehensive ecosystem-based fisheries management approach is still in its early stage of development by the regional organizations concerned with fisheries and the marine and coastal environment. It is time that these organizations grasp its potential for cooperation. This awareness must be expanded and actions taken to implement this approach. This paper was presented at the 3rd Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Conventions (RSCs), organized by UNEP in Monaco 6-9 November 2000 and at the 2nd Meeting of Regional Fisheries Management Organizations, at FAO Headquarters, in February 2001. The publication has also benefited from the inputs of the participants to these meetings. The purpose of this publication is to present considerations which can serve as the basis for potential cooperation between RFBs and RSCs. It describes the concept of ecosystem-based fisheries management, the relevant mandates and activities of RFBs and RFCs and the relationship and mutual relevance of their work. Possible mechanisms for cooperation, and issues for future consideration, are identified. It is anticipated that such cooperation could best be implemented on a site-specific or regional basis, after initial consideration at the global level by RFBs and RSCs. UNEP will embark during the following years in a process of collaboration with FAO to explore the opportunities and challenges for coordinated activities on ecosystem-based management of fisheries.


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2001
Annual Reports
Asian Development Outlook 2001 Update
Asian Development Bank

The Asian Development Outlook 2001 Update examines the economic effects of the terror attacks on the United States and its aftermath on developing Asia and the Pacific economies. The 2001 Update: appraises the global economic slowdown, particularly the ICT cyclical downturn in the US that has broadened to other sectors, and describes how it has deepened into a general demand-driven cyclical slowdown, and affected Europe and Japan. carries an extensive analysis of recent economic developments in five Asia and Pacific subregions and 14 developing member countries. highlights the region's macroeconomic fundamentals relative to other regions in the world, which should ride out the global economic slowdown.


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2001
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Eastern Africa Atlas of Coastal Resources: Tanzania
United Nations Environment Programme

This Atlas of marine and coastal resources in Tanzania is designed to raise the awareness and understanding of non-specialists, particularly decision makers, resource managers, students, and the general populace, on coastal and marine environmental issues and related challenges in Tanzania.


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2001
Reports and Books
State of the Environment Report - 2001 - Swaziland
Swaziland Environment Authority

The Swaziland Environment Authority prepares every year a State of Environment Report (SOER). The report is usually submitted to Regional Workshops on the SADC (Southern African Development Committee) for assessment. The report addresses national circumstances (chapter 1), land use & energy (chapter 2), water resources (chapter 3), climate (chapter 4), urban environment & waste (chapter 5) and forestry (chapter 6)


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2001
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Protecting the Oceans from Land-based Activities: Land-based Sources and Activities Affecting the Quality and Uses of the Marine, Coastal and Associated Freshwater Environment - GESAMP Reports and Studies No. 71
United Nations Environment Programme, Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection

Land-based sources and activities affecting the quality and uses of the marine, coastal and associated freshwater environment.


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2001
GEO
GEO Juvenil para América Latina y el Caribe
United Nations Environment Programme (PNUMA)

El informe GEO Juvenil para América Latina y el Caribe: abre tus ojos al medio ambiente es parte del proceso GEO en el ámbito global. Este proyecto empezó como respuesta a las grandes demandas de la juventud en la región por participar en las actividades y en los procesos del PNUMA en busca del reconocimiento de los esfuerzos de los jóvenes en el trabajo con el medio ambiente.


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2001
GEO
GEO Nicaragua - Nicaragua State of the Environment Report
Nicaraguan Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARENA)

Prepared by the Nicaraguan Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARENA) with assistance from its partner organizations. This report makes a critical analysis of the country's environmental and socio-economic trends and includes numerous landmarks of Nicaraguan efforts to spearhead sustainable development and conservation of biodiversity.


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2001