Reports and Books
State of the Environment Report, 1994 - Kiribati
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Development Republic of Kiribati

When the Environment Unit of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Development was given the task of developing the National Environmental Management Strategy (NEMS), a key component of the process was to prepare the State of the Environment Report for Kiribati. The assessment of the State of the environment in Kiribati, measures that are being taken to ensure the health of the environment, the effect of social and economic factors on the environment and predicted trends for the future.


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1994
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Peel Watershed, Yukon. International Significance from the perspective of Parks, Recreation and Conservation
United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (United Nations Environment Programme-WCMC)

This study was commissioned by the Yukon Parks Branch of the Department of Environment, Government of Yukon. Its purpose is to assess the significance of the Peel Watershed, a wilderness region within the central Yukon that is currently undergoing a regional planning process to determine the appropriate balance of uses for the future, Including conservation, traditional use, economic development and resource extraction. This report provides an international perspective to the significance of the Peel Watershed within the Arctic, focusing on the extent and quality of this wilderness particularly with respect to its biodiversity and recreational values. In addition to being examined at Arctic and continental (North America) scales, the Peel Watershed is also considered in more detail as a river basin level.


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1994

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State of Environment Report - Tokelau
Mokolio K, Ioone - Atoll Environment Coordinotor- Nukunonu

This State of the Environment Report includes all the environmental problems that have been identified to date in Takelau, as well as serve to illustrate the severity of some of these problems and how we may expect to resolve them. This SOER report has been designed to assist the whole community to increase its environmental awareness as well as its capacity to respond to Takelau's immediate environmental needs.


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1994
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Implications of Climate Change in West and Central African Region: An Overview. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 148
United Nations Environment Programme

Despite the uncertainties that surround the predicted climate change, greenhouse gases seems to have accumulated in the atmosphere to a level that changes may have started already and their continuation may be inevitable. The environmental problems associated with the expected climate change may prove to be among the environmental problems facing the marine environment and the adjacent coastal areas in the near future. This overview report attempts to assess the possible impacts of predicted climate change


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1994

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State of Environment Report - Republic of Palau
Demei O. Otobed and losefa A. Maiovo

The report prepared in October 1993 using the information drawn from a range of publications made available in Palau, particulary the Comprehensive Conservation Strategy (CCS) for Palau. The report is divided into 5 parts. 1) Natural environment 2) Human environment 3) Economic and built environment 4) Management of the environment 5) Priority programs


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1994
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Regional Overview of Land-based Sources of Pollution in The Wider Caribbean Region - CEP Techincal Report 33
United Nations Environment Programme, Caribbean Environment Programme

The present report summarizes the results of the above-mentioned CEPPOL activity and provides information on the LBSP inventories undertaken in 25 countries of WCR. This comprehensive information has been compiled from national LBSP inventories, mainly from point sources, together with the assessment of the types and amounts of major pollutants reaching the coastal and marine environment from the above sources as well as information on legislative and administrative measures relevant for their control.


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1994

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Coastal Sensitivity Overview of the Strait of Malacca. Compiled for International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (United Nations Environment Programme-WCMC)

This summary report of the coastal sensitivity of the Strait of Malacca has been compiled as background material for the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).


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1994