Factsheets, Summaries
Action plan for the Caribbean of Marine Mammals (MMAP) in the Wider Caribbean Region
United Nations Environment Programme, Caribbean Environment Programme

The Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) Protocol, born out of the Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region (Cartagena Convention), came into force in 2000 and is the only regional biodiversity legal agreement for the advancement of the conservation and protection of the marine environment in the Wider
Caribbean Region (WCR). All the species of the WCR listed in Annex II of the SPAW Protocol are considered to be threatened or endangered species and their capture, take or possession is prohibited, unless for traditional use to satisfy cultural and subsistence
needs. The SPAW Protocol calls for the development and implementation of conservation, recovery or management programmes, as well as guidelines and criteria for the management of protected species.


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Our Planet
Clean Tech: Low Carbon, High Growth - Our Planet December 2010
United Nations Environment Programme

Twelve months after the high-pro le United Nations climate convention meeting in Copenhagen, Governments meet once more in the Mexican city of Cancun to assess and to catalyse a response to the urgent challenge of climate change.


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2010

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Factsheets
Climate Change - United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Environment Programme

Factsheets in this series: Climate change, Resource efficiency, Disasters and conflicts, Environmental governance, Harmful substances and hazardous waste, Ecosystem management.


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2010