The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) through its Pacific sub-regional office are joining forces to provide support to Pacific delegates to the international UN Oceans Conference.
"We are pleased to participate in the regional preparations for this important conference. More so demonstrating how effective partnerships can help to enhance our Pacific region, such as this partnership between SPREP and UN Environment."
"We'll be responding to Pacific delegate's needs for environmental information, with the goal of creating a strong, visible Pacific perspective for sustainable use and conservation of the global ocean." – Mr Sefanaia Nawadra, Head, Pacific Sub-regional Office, UNEP.
Below is the chart of factsheets developed, these can also be accessed by category through the menu bar on the left.
Climate and Ocean
Blue carbon: carbon capture by Pacific marine ecosystems
Climate change, carbon emissions, and the ocean
Climate and weather hazards, Pacific island and ocean perspective
Ocean acidification in the Pacific
Temperature and the Pacific ocean
Pacific islands and sea-level rise
Bioprospecting, biotechnology, and marine genetic resources
Pacific coastal and marine development
Pacific deep-sea mineral activities
Pacific fisheries, general overview
Pacific marine and coastal tourism
Valuing the ocean, Pacific blue economy
Ocean Biodiversity Conservation
Threatened, mobile and migratory species in the Pacific
Pacific coastal wetlands: marshes, mangroves, seagrasses, coral reefs
Pacific biodiversity, including marine and coastal life
Pacific coral reefs
Pacific marine invasive species
Pollution and Debris
Marine debris, microplastics, and pollution
Mercury in Pacific ocean ecosystems
Sustainable consumption and production in the Pacific
Pacific renewable energy including marine energy
Sustainable Pacific shipping, environmental considerations
Protection and management of underwater cultural heritage for sustainable development in the Pacific