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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The humphead wrasse *Cheilinus undulatus* is a small but important part of the international trade in live reef food fish, being one of the highest species in unit value. The main threats of the live reef food fish trade to the sustainability of the species are overfishing and the effects of destructive fishing on the target species, non-target species and on the reef environment.

 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.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Outbreaks of the corallivorous crown-of-thorns seastar Acanthaster planci (COTS) represent one of the greatest disturbances to coral reef ecosystems in the Indo-Pacific, affecting not only coral reefs but also the coastal communities which rely on their resources. This research paper documents a test of a new alternative control method based upon acidic injections of cheap, 100% natural products that was carried out in Vanuatu where the presence of COTS has frequently been reported.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

This Strategic Plan provides an integrated overview of a science based to living marine resource conservation and management in the Pacific Islands Region. The goals and objectives reflect here also generally reflect NOAA Fisheries national goals with appropriate acknowledgements of the unique cultural, historical, geographical and ecological features that characterize the people and living marine resources of the region

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

This manual is designed for fisheries and environmental officers, and non-governmental partners who are
tasked with assessing the state of fisheries resources and macro-invertebrate communities.

 Climate Change Directorate

Report based on an underwater surveys conducted in Namu atoll relating to the status of its marine resources.

 Climate Change Directorate

A preliminary review of the results from the underwater survey in the Majuro atoll in 2004

 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD

An overview of the main trends and issues of the fishery sector of Kiribati.

 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

 Department of Environment,  Tuvalu

Tuvalu's shallow marine environments are dominantly fringing and patch reefs. Five of the islands are true coral atolls, with a continuous eroded reef platform surrounding a central lagoon, three islands are comprised of a single islet made up of sand and coral materials (McLean & Hosking, 1991). This article documents the status of corals reefs of Tuvalu, including threats to coral reef biodiversity.

 Vanuatu Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation

The purpose of the original profiles was to provide information to the government on the level of freshwater and marine resources available for appropriate development planning, and for initiating regulatory controls for resource conservation and management and to facilitate the dissemination of information and data required by government and local communities, as well as regionally and internationally

 Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE),  Samoa

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

 Nauru Department of Commerce,  Industry and Environment

SPC Report

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority

Presents PNG's prioritized environmental concerns which include: 1) Environmental conditions – Papua New Guinea 2) Environmental protection – Papua New Guinea 3) Environmental impact analysis – Papua New Guinea 4) Public health – Environmental – Papua New Guinea 5) Marine resources – Conservation – Papua New Guinea 6) Fisheries conservation – Papua New Guinea

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

The Pacific Islands Regional Marine Species Programme (2022-2026) is a regional strategy for the cooperative conservation and management of dugongs, marine turtles, whales and dolphins, sharks and rays, and seabirds. The Programme is meant to be a guiding strategy to help Members (and Partners) to identify priorities for action to protect marine species. This webinar was hosted by SPREP’s Threatened and Migratory Species Team about a year after the Programme was launched to assist with socialisation of the Programme and encourage collaboration

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 Springer Science and Business Media LLC

Mangrove forests store high amounts of carbon, protect communities from storms and support fisheries. Mangroves exist in complex social-ecological systems hence identifying socioeconomic conditions associated with decreasing losses and increasing gains remains challenging albeit important.

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 Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF)

The decrease in fish and seafood locally from numerous different reasons . Some of these reasons including ; buried parts of the coast for ground- new ( field ) the fishery the psychological need of marine glide The use of fishing -than- necessary and experiences from storms ( Val 1990 Val 1991 , Heather 2004) past

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