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European plants in peril: a review of threatened plants in the European Community (1989)
United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (United Nations Environment Programme-WCMC)

This booklet draws attention to the problems of habitat loss or degradation within the territory of the European Community and presents a selection of those plant species which are, as a consequence, under threat. It explains in uncomplicated language the nature of the different kinds of threat and gives an outline of the measures that are needed to ensure the conservation of the plant species that are at risk.


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1989
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Coastal and Marine Environmental Problems of the United Republic of Tanzania. UNEP Regional Seas and Reports No. 106
United Nations Environment Programme

This report consists of summary describing specific coastal and marine environmental problems in the United Republic of Tanzania such as coral reefs destruction, mangroves cutting, fisheries over-exploitation and unnecessary intrusion in and disturbance of marine reserves. This summary is based on six sections on various regions of the United Republic of Tanzania, with their findings and recommendations||and of a proposed Action Plan for the protection, management and development of the marine and coastal environment of the United Republic of Tanzania, developed in marine and coastal environment of Eastern African Region.


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1989
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The Action Plan for the Caribbean Environment Programme: Evaluation of its Development and Achievements - UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No.109
United Nations Environment Programme

This document constitutes an in-depth evaluation of the action plan for the caribbean environment programme. It covers the preparatory activities initiated in the 1976 leading to its adoption in April 1981 and imlementation


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1989
Reports and Books
Coastal and Marine Environmental Problems of the United Republic of Tanzania. UNEP Regional Seas and Reports No. 106
United Nations Environment Programme

This report consists of summary describing specific coastal and marine environmental problems in the United Republic of Tanzania such as coral reefs destruction, mangroves cutting, fisheries over-exploitation and unnecessary intrusion in and disturbance of marine reserves.


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1989

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Action on the Environment: The role of the United Nations
United Nations Environment Programme

This pamphlet is meant to explain briefly how the UN system operates as regards the environment, and to put those opera-tions into perspective in terms of the rapidly changing percep-tions of what 'environmental action' really means. It also describes the workings of SWMTEP, but the Intricate strate-gies under the many headings of the SWMTEP II document make comprehensive treatment impossible.


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1989

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Methodology for Assessment and Control of Coastal Erosion in West and Central Africa: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 107
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

The objectives of the manual are: i) to present scientific information necessary to understand the formation and dynamic behaviour of coastal sedimentary features; and ii) to allow the national experts in each country of the region to identify, assess and contat undesirable coastal changes (erosion).


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1989

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