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 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This report is a result of a field work - it took an environmental and physical approach of the situation of Kiribati with the objectives to better understand the formation and recent evolution of sedimentary coasts, in particular tropical islands (Indian Ocean and Caribbean Sea archipelagos) and to analyze interrelations between physical processes and human development to determine the nature and extent of anthropogenic impacts, particularly in coral reef environments as well as to evaluate the exposure of islands to coastal hazards related to climate and climate change.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

A summary of marine and terrestrial eco-regions of Kiribati.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

Beach ecosystem based adaptation (EbA) can increase resilience of beaches to storms and sea level rise, using access control fencing and gateways, beach vegetation replanting and use of brush matting to protect beach erosion scarps from direct wave action. This report is the result of a project that applied EbA methods at seven eroding beaches on Abaiang, all located on community land, in demonstrations involving all of the ten villages on the main island.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

As party to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, Kiribati is obliged to submit a national report on the implementation of the convention. The report will, in essence, be focused on the national implementation strategies, action plans, legislative instrument, and achievements relative to the convention.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

A practical guide for coastal resource managers to reduce damage from catchment areas based on best practice case studies.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Guidelines, brochures, Indicators and published work on the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity which is an international treaty governing the movements of living modified organisms (LMOs) resulting from modern biotechnology from one country to another.

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 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

An 'Act' to amend the Environment Act 1999 of Kiribati. Amendments were made in 2007

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

The objectives of these regulations are to;

* prescribe a protected area for the terrestrial and marine resources of the Phoenix islands.

* prescribe particular licences and permits for regulating certain activities in the Phoenix Islands Protected Area and to establish a schedule of penalties for all activities affecting the Phoenix Protected Area

* implement the Cabinet decision of approving the nomination of the Phoenix Islands protected Area to the World Heritage Committee

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

A strategy for the management of invasive species and address related issues in Kiribati as a whole.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

The aim of the National Capacity Self Assessment is for countries that are Parties to the UNCBD, UNCCD and UNFCCC, to assess their own capacities and capacity development needs to address the requirements of the three convention.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

Kiribati 20 year vision development plan known as the KV20. The KV20 is Kiribati’s long term development blueprint for the period 2016-2036.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

This is the Kiribati Integrated Environment Policy published in June 2013

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

ICUN Redlist category for Kiribati

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

MACBIO is a project that supports sustainable economies and livelihoods of Pacific Island Countries by strengthening institutional and individual capacity, to manage and conserve biodiversity in marine and coastal ecosystems. The project was commissioned by BMUB to GIZ as part of IKI, jointly implemented by SPREP, IUCN and GIZ from 2013 to 2018.

This dataset holds all MACBIO-related resources pertaining to Kiribati as one of the participating countries. Resources include;

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 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

The Kiribati Ministry of Public Works and Utilities (MPWU) in collaboration with Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering (KRISO) with the support by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of the Republic of Korea proposes to install a 1 MW Ocean Thermal Conversion (OTEC) on-shore facility at Bikenibeu on South Tarawa. An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) has therefore, been commissioned by the Ministry of Public Works and Utilities (MPWU) for the proposed 1 MW OTEC facility.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

A direct internet link to Kiribati's Integrated Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment (KIVA) database - a key instrument to identify and prepare a nation and its people to the risks posed by climate change and disaster.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The water systems of the world — aquifers, lakes, rivers, large marine ecosystems, and open ocean — sustain the

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

For the Ninth Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas December 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) commissioned an assessment of the status of biodiversity and conservation in Oceania. This report assesses the overall state of conservation in Kiribati using 16 indicators.

*this report wasn't published but was sent to country for checking (2013*) - to be used for the Regional SOE initiative 2019

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

An old report on an entomological survey of Christmas Island.

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

There is an increasing need for sand and gravel for building materials in Tarawa and on other atolls. However, supplies from overseas are expensive. Furthermore, the mining of local beaches contributes to coastal erosion and lacks sufficient quantities for the current and future requirements. An answer to these problems is to source supplies from the lagoon. A purpose-built vessel capable of dredging lagoon aggregates in Tarawa and further afield was available through a European Union grant. This EIA assesses the impacts such would do to the environment.