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This report is divided into four sections. Part I provides an introduction to the coral trade in the Pacific, while Part II contains presentations by individual government representatives. Part III provides a summary of management instruments, particularly in relation to NDFs and the establishment of quotas. Part IV provides a short discussion on issues. …
04 Aug 2011 | Downloads - document
15 Jun 2011 | Video
On behalf of the Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative (PICCC) I'm pleased to announce the publication of our first Annual Report. The PICCC is a collaborative of federal and state agencies, indigenous organizations, research institutions and non-governmental organizations working together to develop climate change adaptation knowledge, tools and strategies for the conservation of Pacific Islands biocultural heritage. …
30 Apr 2011 | Video
Written by Padma Narsey Lal and Paula Holland. From the theory of environmental economics to the assessment of projects in the field, this book provides new and specialised case studies to examine the root causes of human actions that lead Pacific Islanders to unsustainably use or degrade their natural resources and links these causes to targeted solutions. …
09 Feb 2011 | Downloads - publication
Fiji’s inshore marine environment, and in particular the reef ecosystem, is unique for its abundance and diversity of life. Fijians have a strong tradition of connection to the coastal environment. As recognised in the 2005 Pacific Islands Regional Ocean Policy, “throughout the region, customary association with the sea forms the basis of present day social structures, livelihoods and tenure systems and traditional systems of stewardship governing its use.” Inshore fisheries are also an essential component of the economy. In the recentpast, inshore fisheries have contributed an amount roughly equivalent to the contribution of the offshore fishery. …
08 Feb 2011 | Downloads - document
Gill Shepherd, IUCN Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy Thematic Adviser on Poverty and Landscapes, speaks on the latest thinking on forests and poverty, drawing from lessons that have come out of IUCN's innovative 'Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy' (LLS). …
27 Jan 2011 | Video
- What is a forest? ...at best something nice to look at, somewhere to walk their dog, a refuge from the hurly-burly of daily life.
- How sexy are forests? as a forest expert...you have to realise that most people take decisions not based on the head, but on the heart, guts and sex.
- Perspective: ...kill the extinction message. The 'Love' message trumps the 'Loss' message for grabbing the public's attention.
21 Jan 2011 | Downloads - publication