Reports and Books
River Inputs to the West and Central African Marine Environment: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 003
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

This report was prepared as a contribution to the development of the Action Plan for the West and Central African Region. It provides an evaluation of the present status of monitoring river discharges, sediment discharges and contaminant discharges into the West and Central African Marine Environment, a description of the organizational set-up regarding water quality monitoring in countries of the region, existing problems and recommendations for action to improve the situation, together with a very preliminary estimate of total water, sediment and pollution inputs into the marine environment of the region.


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1982
Reports and Books
GESAMP: The Health of the Oceans: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 16
United Nations Environment Programme

Looks at the many indicators of oceanic health and the effects development and human activity is having on hthe oceans


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1982
Development and Environment in the Wider Caribbean Region: A Synthesis - UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 14
United Nations Environment Programme

Overviews the importance of sustainable development and the environmental challenges faced by the Caribbean nations


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1982

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Global Assessment of Tropical Forest Resources (The)
United Nations Environment Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)

This assessment represents the first attempt to gather together the wealth of information on tropical forest resources that is scattered throughout the world literature, together with the mass of unpublished data held in national agencies and at international centres.


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1982
Reports and Books
Achievements and Planned Development of UNEP's Regional Seas Programme and Comparable Programmes Sponsored by Other Bodies - UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 001
United Nations Environment Programme

The regional sea programme was initiated in 1974 to have regional approach to control marine pollution and management.


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1982
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Conservation of Coastal and Marine Ecosystems and Living Resources of the East African Region. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No.11
United Nations Environment Programme

Decision 8/13 (C) of the eighth session of the governing council of UNEP called for the development of an action plan for the protection and development of marine and coastal environments Of East African region. As a result, UNEP in 1981 organized joint UNEP/UN/UNIDO/FAO/UNESCO/WHO/IMCO/IUCN exploratory mission which visited the eight states of the region in order to assess each states interest in participating in a future regional programme and make preliminary assessment of environmental assessment of the environmental problems in the region, including the problems related to the environmentally sound management of marine resources and activities influencing the quality of the marine and coastal ecosystems


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1982
Reports and Books
River inputs to the West and Central African marine environment. UNEP Regional Seas Studies and Reports No. 3
United Nations Environment Programme

This report was prepared as a contribution to the development of the Action Plan for the West and Central African Region. It provides an evaluation of the present status of monitoring river discharges, sediment discharges and contaminants discharges to the West and Central African Marine Environment.


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1982

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