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CEP technical report
United Nations Environment Programme

During the past two decades awareness of the steadily growing pollution of the coastal and marine areas of the Wider Caribbean Region (WCR) became increasingly apparent. In response to this concern, national research institutions and international organizations have undertaken technical actions as well as the preparation of legal instruments for the prevention and control of marine and coastal pollution within the Wider Caribbean Region.


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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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Overview of the Coastal and Marine Environment and Environmental Problems in the Northwest Pacific Region: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 158
United Nations Environment Programme

Overview of the coastal and marine environment and environmental problems in the northwest pacific region.


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1994

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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