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 Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management & Meteorology (Solomon Islands)

The biodiversity of the Solomon Islands, in general, is in good health. Low human population density, uninhabited islands, difficulties to access and use natural resources, and customary and legal protection, in various ways, can help explain this. Threats to the country’s biodiversity are mainly localized and vary across islands, biomes, ecosystems, corridors and taxonomy. In recent years habitat destruction and overexploitation of wildlife has had enormous pressure on all types of biomes.

 Government of Tuvalu,  Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Below are the broad targets for Tuvalu as complemented in the Tuvalu National Biodiversity Action Plan and NSSD.
Ø To prevent air, land , and marine pollution To control and minimise invasive species To rehabilitate and restore degraded ecosystems To promote and strengthen the conservation and sustainable use of Tuvalu’s biological diversity To recognize, protect and apply traditional knowledge innovations and best practices in relation to the management, protection and utilization of biological resources To protect wildlife

 Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management & Meteorology,  Government of Solomon Islands

The biodiversity within the Solomon Island's geographical and political boundary are continuously under pressure from habitat destruction, overexploitation, waste, invasive species and climate change. Capacity constraints emanating from the absence of biodiversity values, institutional constraints, inadequate finance and the lack of scientific information are consequently undermining effort to lessen these pressures on biodiversity.

Online only

Call Number: [EL]

Physical Description: 135 p. : 29cm.

 Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment and Wolters

Monitoring is increasingly recognised as a key instrument for effective nature conservation. It attempts to provide
quantitative knowledge to implement conservation actions upon scientific evidence

Available online

Call Number: [EL]

Physical Description: 16 p