Tagged on: Regional Sea Region

Overview of the Coastal and marine environment and environmental problems in the Northwest Pacific Region

This report provides the background for the Action Plan for the Protection and Development of the marine environment in the Northwest Pacific Region

Download: rsrs158.pdf
Status of Sea Turtle Conservation in the Western Indian Ocean
Humphrey S.L. and Salm R.V

This report covers the training component of the workshop which covered a range of issues from lifecycle, biology and ecology of sea turtles to the role of international treaties and conventions in seaturtle conservation

Download: rsrs165.pdf
Reports and Books
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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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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Marine mammmal database review

This report is a review of the available information on marine mammals databases from 32 countries

Download: rsrs141.pdf
Seamounts, deep-sea coral and fisheries
Malcolm R Clark, Derek Tittensor, Alex D Rogers, Paul Brewin, Thomas Schlacher, Ashley Rowden, Karen Stocks, Mireille Consalvey

This report, compiled by an international group of
leading experts working under the Census of Marine Life
programme, responds to these calls. It provides a
fascinating insight into what we know about seamounts,
deep-sea corals and fisheries, and uses the latest facts
and figures to predict the existence and vulnerability of
seamount communities in areas for which we have no or
only insufficient information.

Download: rsrs183.pdf
Deep-sea biodiversity and ecosystems
Sybille van den Hove, Vincent Moreau

The intention of this report is to raise awareness of the
deep-sea and the impacts and pressures this unique
environment faces from human activities. We are confident
that this report provides substantial input to the ongoing
discussions about vulnerable deep- and high-sea ecosystems and biodiversity, so that action will be taken to preserve the oldest and largest biome on Earth – before it is too late.

Download: rsrs184.pdf
Legal aspects of preotecting and managing the marine and coastal environment of the east african region: national reports

This report is about protection and development of the marine and coastal environment of the east africn region.

Download: rsrs049.pdf
Coastal resources of the pacific basin: investigation and steps toward protective management
Nora N.Devoe

This report encourage inter-governmental co-operation and communication among south pacific, south east pacific and east asian seas.

Download: rsrs147.pdf
Hazardous waste storage and disposal in the south pacific

This report reviews human environment in the south pacific region.

Download: rsrs048a.pdf