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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Marine invasive species are currently recognized as one of the major direct causes of biodiversity loss and changes in ecosystem provisioning and supporting services. This dataset documents the recent progress in addressing their growing threat to ocean biodiversity and ecosystems.

 Nauru Department of Commerce,  Industry and Environment

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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

Marine invasive species have received much less attention than terrestrial species worldwide. In the Pacific, the marine environment provides us with a significant part of our diet and income. Marine Managed Areas focus on protecting these important resources for livelihood purposes, biodiversity and ecosystem function, tourism and many other benefits. Although invasive species management is more difficult in the marine environment, it is not something we can neglect, and the efforts we put in need to increase. This guide seeks to provide some options for this management.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

The Pacific islands have an extremely rich maritime heritage. The islands themselves were first populated by what are arguably the greatest mariners in human history. In pie-European times the Pacific islandersnavigated wooden canoes held together with coconut fibre across thousands of miles of open ocean, with
nothing but the stars and their intimate knowledge of the sea to aid navigation. Today, this seafaring tradition is continued, with several island countries, such as Kiribati and Tuvalu, being suppliers of seamento the regional and global shipping fleet.

 Conservation International Pacific Islands Programme (CI-Pacific)

This document is part of a technical report series on conservation projects funded by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the Conservation International Pacific Islands Program (CI-Pacific). The main purpose of this series is to disseminate project findings and successes to a broader audience of conservation professionals in the Pacific, along with interested members of the public and students. The reports are being prepared on an ad-hoc basis as projects are completed and written up.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

Stakeholder consultations were the most important aspect of achieving the marae moana legislation.

Available online|Powerpoint presentation

Call Number: [EL]

 SPREP Pacific Environment Information Network (PEIN)

The isolated, small, low-lying resource-poor atolls of Tuvalu are clearly on the frontline against climate change, the escalating impacts natural disasters and declining food, health and energy security.

Available online

Call Number: [EL]

Physical Description: 101 p

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

This national ocean policy aims to protect and increase the value of resources of ocean and also the inherent value of the marine ecosystems and species upon which that wealth relies on.

Policy|Available online

Call Number: [EL]

Physical Description: 30 p