Tagged on: Indonesia

Reports and Books
Second ASEAN State of the Environment Report
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

The ASEAN State of the Environment Report 2000 (SoER2), the second in the series presents a portrait of the condition of the environment and natural resources in ASEAN. It discusses the socio-economic factors and external pressures affecting the environment and its management. It takes an integrated approach in presenting the facts in line with the concept of sustainable development. The Report highlights what ASEAN has done to protect the environment and to promote sustainable development. It offers a glimpse of the prospects and challenges facing the region. At the same time, SoER2 serves as an authoritative factual manual for all who are engaged in environmental planning and intervention. It should help them to review these initiatives in terms of their impact and the lessons learnt.


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2000
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Aerosols sector conversion in action
United Nations Environment Programme

This publication presents twelve technical case studies that address plant conversions to alternative technologies, including hydrocarbon aerosol propellants (HAP), manual pumps and DME propellants. It covers all sizes of enterprise, including small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as well as large scale facilities. Companies are located in China, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Mauritius, Mexico, Russian Federation, and Venezuela.


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1995
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The Societal Impacts Associated with the 1982-83 Worldwide Climate Anomalies
United Nations Environment Programme

Report based on the workshop on the Economic and Societal Impacts Associated with the 1982-83 Worldwide Climate Anomalies, 11-13 November 1985, Lugano, Switzerland. But the main purpose of this report was simply to establish worldwide a common concern for ENSO events and their tele-connections, as well as for the possible societal impacts of those hypothesized teleconnections.


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1987
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Action Plan for the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Areas of the East Asian Region. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 24
United Nations Environment Programme

The principal objective of the action plan is the development and protection of the marine environment and the coastal areas for the promotion of the health and well-being of present and future generations. The action plan is intended to provide a framework for an environmentally-sound and comprehensive approach to coastal area development particularly appropriate to the needs of the region.


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1983
Report of the First meeting of the Co-ordination Body on the Seas of East Asia
United Nations Environment Programme

On the initiative of States of the region, the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme in 1977 decoded that "steps are urgently needed to formulate and establish a scientific programme involving research, prevention and control of marine pollution and monitoring" for a regional seas programme in Asia. This decision was followed up by a series of preparatory projects and various meetings leading to the development and adoption of a regional action plan.


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1982
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The Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction: Case Study and Exercise Source Book
United Nations Environment Programme, Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction, Center for Natural Resources and Development

This ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and climate change adaption (Eco-DRR/CCA) case study booklet is designed as a guided learning resource and supports a problem-based learning approach. The booklet enables masters students of the Eco-DRR course to work independently on the provided case studies and exercises, but it can also be used as a freestanding publication. The case studies are self-explanatory and no further documents are needed. However, where necessary, the lecturer can support the students with introductory explanations and also prepare for a final in-class discussion of each case study. The case study exercises are recommended to make the students apply the knowledge gained throughout lectures and to get to know ecosystem-based adaptation in different geographical regions and ecozones. We also recommend including the case studies and respective exercises throughout teaching the Eco-DRR module, preferably after having taught the first block or more to equip the students with some applied knowledge on the topic.


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Integrated Management of Watersheds in Relation to Management and Conservation of Nearshore Coastal and Marine Areas in the East Asian Seas Region: Phase 1 - Assessment of Effects of River Discharges of Sediments, Nutrients and Pollutants on Coastal Wetlands, Seagrass Beds and Coral Reefs; A Regional Overview – RCU/EAS Technical Reports Series No. 13
United Nations Environment Programme

This document synthesizes the national inventories and synopses in four thematic overviews on coral reefs, seagrass beds, coastal wetlands, and watersheds and attempts to focus on the linkages between the sources of SNP in the watersheds and their impacts on the coastal and marine environment. The second Workshop of the EAS-35 Project was held in Bangkok, 16-20 October 1 995. This workshop led to the realization that there should be an integrative chapter in the technical report to illustrate the linkage of watershed conditions or activities with the environmental conditions in coastal wetlands, seagrass beds, and coral reefs.


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Managing Peatlands to Cope with Climate Change: Indonesia’s Experience
Indonesia, Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Considering the significance of Indonesia’s peatlands for the environment as well as for the livelihoods of the communities surrounding the area, Indonesia has prioritized its environmental strategy to restoring degraded peatland, conserving the remaining good peatland and providing alternative livelihood for communities living inside and surrounding peatland. Several measures were taken including issuing policy and regulations reflecting the commitment for better peatland management, developing institutional arrangements to deal with problems in peatland management, conducting research and development to better manage Indonesia’s peatland, and providing incentives for conservation and sustainable management of peatland.


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The Present State of Mangrove Ecosystems in Southeast Asia and the Impact of Pollution: Indonesia
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, United Nations Environment Programme

This report is a brief overview over the problems around the utilization and conservation of mangrove forests and the mangrove ecosystems in Indonesia.


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Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries: Contributions to Reducing Global Emissions
The 1 Gigaton Coalition

A year ago, world leaders agreed to restrict global warming to 2°C above pre-industrial levels by the end of this century. Yet the latest Emissions Gap Report from UN Environment predicts that we are actually heading for global warming of up to 3.4°C, even with the pledges made in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. However, it also predicts that cutting greenhouse gas emissions by another quarter could put us on track for that 2°C promise. This second report from the 1 Gigaton Coalition supports those findings by showing how investing in clean energy for developing countries can help close the emissions gap and create sustainable profitable business opportunities.


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