Fourth SPREP Meeting of Regional Meteorological Service Directors. 8-10 July 1997.

report_4th_SPREP_meeting_RMSDHaving met in Apia, Samoa, from 10 July 1997, participants of the Fourth SPREP Meeting of Regional Meteorological Service Directors (RMSD) have agreed on the following specific summary and recommendations which are directed toward government ...

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SPREP Training Course on: Coral Reef Survey and Monitoring Techniques

sprep_training_course_coral_reef_survey_monitoring_techniquesA regional training course in coral reef monitoring techniques was held in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). The course was a 'Train the Trainer' style course designed to provide participants with basic skills in the design ...

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Water quality protection criteria for the South Pacific: Including standards for discharge of sewerage effluent

water_quality_standards_discharge_sewage_effluentIn producing this document, SPREP seeks to create a generic, yet locally adaptable, water quality and sewage management strategy that can be adopted and implemented by all PICs.

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International Conventions relating to marine pollution activities: Meeting report. Apia, Samoa 2-6 December, 1996

000786_International_Conventions1The present report is intended as a response to the first item on the above list. It should be clear to any reader that the current state of knowledge about marine mammals in the SPREP region is far from adequate.

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Environmental law in te South Pacific

Pages from EPLP-028This Report is a consolidation of the five Reviews of Environmental Law carried out as integral components of the Asian Development Bank's Regional Environmental Technical Assistance (RETA) Project.

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Third SPREP Meeting of Regional Meteorological Service Directors 14-16 November 1995

The Third SPREP Meeting of Regional Meteorological Service Directors was convened in Apia, Western Samoa from 14-16 November 1995, and follows two previous meetings which were held in Port Vila, Vanuatu, from 19-21 October 1993 and Nadi Fiji from 3-5 October 1994.

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Report on the National Environmental Pollution Awareness Workshop: Niue

report_national_env_pollution_awareness_workshop_niueThis workshop, which drew participants from a wide cross-section of the Niuean community, was the first in a series of Pollution Awareness Workshops held in Pacific Island countries in association with NEMS. ...

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Report on the National Environmental Pollution Awareness Workshop: Kiribati

national_environmental_pollution_awareness_workshop_kiribatiThe aim of this paper was to highlight the link that exists between people and their behaviour; between the environment and pollution. Human beginnings were referred to - both the theory of evolution and the creation story from the Bible - ...

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Report on the National Environmental Pollution Awareness Workshop: Tuvalu

report_national_env_pollution_awareness_workshop_tuvaluThe aims and objectives of the workshops are to help government officials, NGOs and the public understand their environment, identiy various land and sea-based pollution sources and lead to an awareness of the kinds and amounts of waste...

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Land-based pollution sources in Kiribati: a case study

land-based_pollution_sources_kiribatiThis report presents the findings of a case study of land-based pollution sources in Kiribati. The study was commissioned by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme as part of a regional pollution assessment ...

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A Guide to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in the South Pacific. 1993.

guide_EIA_in_south_pacific_regionThe main purpose of this booklet is to provide a ready and simple guide for using Environmental Impact Assessment as a planning and management tool for decision making in the South Pacific Region.

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Sea Turtles of Fiji

sea_turtles_of_fijiThe information in this report was obtained during research carried for a Master of Science degree at the University of the South Pacific in 1979-1980. While the project was never completed, it is evident that a great deal of  ...

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A review of the environmental situation of the Vaipua, Pangaimotu and ’Utungake Causeways in Vava’u, Kingdom of Tonga

review_ES_vaipua_pangaimotu_utungakeAt the time of the review all three causeways had been completed. Therefore, the study took the form of a post-construction audit of the preset environmental situation rather than an environmental impact assessment.

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Cook Islands: Review of Environmental Law

RETA_review_env_law_1992This Review of Environmental Law in the Cook Islands has been implemented as an important component of the Regional Environment Technical Assistance (RETA) Project. 

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Kiribati: Environmental Legislation Review

ELR_KiribatiThis Environmental Legislation Review for Kiribati has been produced as an important component of the National Environmental Management Strategies NEMS) Project. ...

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Tokelau: Environmental Legislation Review.

ELR_TokelauThis Environmental Legislation Review in Tokelau has been produced as an important component ol the National Environmental Management Strategies (NEMS) Project. ...

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Coastal Resources and Systems of the Pacific Basin: Investigation and Steps towards Protective Management. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 147. UNEP 1992

coastal resources systems pacific basinAssessments of the general condition, stocking, composition and growth of mangroves on the island of Pohnpei and Yap at one area of Kosrae were undertaken at the request of these states. Methods used included : reconnaisssance on foot...

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Western Samoa: Land-based pollution sources and their effects on the marine environment

land-based_pollution_sources_effects_marine_envThis report documents the results of a survey on the land-based pollution sources and their effects on the marine environment of Western Samoa. This survey was carried out from June to October 1992 in order to locate the major waste sources...

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Kingdom of Tonga: Review of Environmental Law

review_env_law_tongaThis Legal Review is an important step along the road to improved environmental management in the Pacific region. It is important to build on this base in order to ensure that environmental law reflects the unique needs ...

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Regional Co-operation on Environmental Protection of the Marine and Coastal Areas of the Pacific Basin. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies. No. 134. UNEP 1991.

reg_co-op_env_protectio_marine_coastal_areasThe present volume contains technical and scientific papers presented to the symposium, together with a record of the discussions and recommendations resulting from  closing session during the representatives of agencies ...

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Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) - A Regional Programme for the South Pacific. January 1989 - Proposal

proposal_EIAThe proposal is to develop a regional EIA, roster or pool of specialists already working in the region who could be available to provide advice individually or who could make up ad hoc teams when necessary to conduct an EIA of a large development project.

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Co-operation for environmental protection in the Pacific

co-op_EPITP_1988The Regional Seas Programme was initiated by the Unoted Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 1974 in response to the selection of the oceans as a priorityarea by the UNEP Governing Council...

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Coral reefs in the South Pacific: handbook

000813_Coralreefshandbook1Guide written in simple English to be used in the classroom. The purpose of this handbook is to provide an introduction to corals and coral reefs and to help students identify common coral reef life.

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