This dataset provides internet links to Samoa's data hosted on the GBIF website / records.
Direct internet link to access **invasive species - related information** for Samoa on the 'Battler Resource Base'.
It is a platform to assist Pacific island invasive species practitioners in their battle against invasive species.
A direct internet link to access all the publications by MNRE - This includes environmental - related legislation and the ministry's annual reports.
Red-list species of Samoa as of 09/04/2019
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 Samoa 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
SPREP is leading the charge to make the Pacific Games in July go plastic free in an awareness and outreach initiative aptly called Greening of the Games. This dataset holds a draft report and a raw baseline data collected from a clean-up at Mulinu'u executed on the 11th May 2019 by the the Team Samoa Va'a, to contextualize solutions and interventions to address marine litter and plastic pollution.
Two Million Trees campaign to support forest restoration, forest recovery, forest resilience and promoting green livelihood of Samoans.
This dataset shows possible priority pest eradication sites for Samoa. The sites identified have already experienced eradication projects in the past but the target pest species, Rattus exulans, have re-established. Future eradication work needs to be done but with more effective biosecurity measures put in place to avoid re-establishment. **Please note that this is not an official dataset**
This dataset contains materials and more information from the training
Since the adoption of Agenda 21 following the United Nations Conference on Environment and development in 1992, this report constitutes the first opportunity for Samoa to assess its situation with regard to sustainable development in the past decade
This Community Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment (CV&A) findings from Saoluafata and Lano represent what most communities of Samoa are facing with respect to the challenges from climate extremes and variability. Adaptation options identified and prioritized with consensus from the communities opted mostly for soft solutions and some hard solutions that will help improve the livelihoods of the communities.
Ubanization has placed burgeoning pressures on the physical, environmental, social, cultural, legal and institutional systems and financial resources of the Government. Corresponding with this, the capital city of Apia has experienced extreme and extensive impacts from climate change and natural disaster events. Thus this strategy is to guide the development of Apia as an urban area.
Through fieldwork for biomass resource assessments at the non-leased land areas within the STEC Mulifanua
plantation, eight common plants were identified and further scientific analysis on each was conducted by the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa (SROS). This publication provides a brief description of those plants as well as some data on moisture content and energy content under different conditions.
A presentation on water issues (i.e catchment deterioration, low river flows (dry season), frequent flash-flood (wet season), changed river flow patterns over time, high soil erosion, turbid & colored water) and culture (i.e, customary land ownership, ownership of river courses) in Samoa.
The Office of the Attorney General of Samoa in conjunction with the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Samoa initiated a project under the name of the "Legislative Drafting Handbook Project". This handbook documents the legislative drafting requirements for use in Samoa from July 1st 2008.
The Mauritius Strategy provides a framework for specific actions and measures to be taken at the national, regional and international levels in support of the sustainable development of small island developing states.
This report highlights the concrete actions taken and specific progress made in implementation; lessons learned, good practices and recent trends and emerging issues.