This study presents a “snapshot” of the…
This paper highlights the seriousness of the “biodiversity crisis” on atolls and the need to place greater research and conservation emphasis on atolls and other small island ecosystems. It is based on studies over the past twenty years conducted in the atolls of Tuvalu, Tokelau, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands and the Tuamotu Archipelago of French Polynesia. It stresses that atolls offer some of the greatest opportunities for integrated studies of simplified small-island ecosystems.
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Atolls – the “biodiversity cool spots” vs hot spots: a critical new focus for research and conservation
Atoll ecosystems that are threatened and in need of protection in the Pacific Islands.
Most atoll ecosystems and a wide range of…
Atoll ecosystems that are threatened and in need of protection in the Pacific Islands - CVS
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Terrestrial and marine plants and animals that are rare, endangered or in short supply, and in need of protection in the atolls of the Pacific Islands.
Terrestrial and marine plants and animals that…
|Publisher||Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme|
|Modified||11 February 2022|
|Release Date||21 July 2021|
|Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location||Tuvalu, Tokelau, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands and the Tuamotu Archipelago of French Polynesia|
|Relevant Countries||Tuvalu, Tokelau, Kiribati|
|Author||R. R. Thaman|
|Contact Name||R. R Thaman|
|Contact Email||[email protected]|