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Vanuatu signed and ratified the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) joining other 190 CBD parties to protect our global biodiversity. Vanuatu’s first National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) was developed and...
This report updates the 1992 State of Environment report with the latest findings from the Marshall Islands. Environmental reporting is defined as a requirement for RMI in the ‘Office of Environmental Planning and Policy Coordination (OEPPC) Act...
Invasive species’ (often called pests, weeds and diseases) are plants, animals, disease agents and other organisms taken beyond their natural range by people, deliberately or unintentionally, and which become destructive to the environment or human...
A new 2015 publication “ Invasive alien species in aquatic environments. Practical information and management insights” is now available in English. The first volume presents the current situation concerning IAS management in French freshwater (...
Global threats from invasive alien species in the twenty-first century and national response capacities Invasive alien species (IAS) threaten human livelihoods and biodiversity globally. Increasing globalization facilitates IAS arrival, and...
Global Biodiversity Outlook 4: A mid-term assessment of progress towards the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 Perspectives mondiales de la diversité biologique 4:  Évaluation à mi-parcours des progrès accomplis...
Lime Juice and Vinegar Injections as a Cheap and Natural Alternative to Control COTS Outbreaks Outbreaks of the corallivorous crown-of-thorns seastar Acanthaster planci (COTS) represent one of the greatest disturbances to coral reef ecosystems in...
Niue Pig Management Plan Feral and wandering domestic pigs collectively cause significant environmental damage in Niue, chiefly to coconut crab populations, seedling coconuts, soil organisms, soil structure and fertility transfer. They also cause...
Battle Invasive Species that Threaten Marine Managed Areas Marine invasive species—including marine algae, fish, invertebrates, and pathogens—are widely recognised as a major cause of marine biodiversity loss worldwide (Molnar et al. 2008)....