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06 July 2021 | dataset

Perceived Major Threats to Island Biodiversity

Perceived threats can be summarised as arising from deleterious human actions and negative attitudes to the environment, leading to inappropriate behaviour, such as littering, over-fishing and hunting, using fishing nets and modern fishing method, the use of guns and the introduction of pests; the use of inappropriate technologies, such as solid and liquid waste water disposal systems; uncontrolled use of resources and control of livestock; increasing consumption patterns, arising from increases in human populations, demands and changing lifestyles; institutional weaknesses; ignorance and lack of knowledge; natural factors and climate change.

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Perceived Major Threats to Island Biodiversity

Community consultations have taken place on…

Field Value
Publisher Department of Environment, Tuvalu
Modified 23 February 2022
Release Date 06 July 2021
Source URL…
Identifier 562e8bf5-f5d0-439e-b168-e2c1fdd6ebe5
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Tuvalu
Relevant Countries Tuvalu
License Public
[Open Data]
Contact Name Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tourism, Trade, Environment and Labour (MFATTEL)
Contact Email [email protected]
POD Theme Biodiversity