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2013. Issue 4: A guide to international green economy initiatives. United Nations Division for Sustainable Development, UNDESA

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2013. Issue 4: A guide to international green economy initiatives. United Nations Division for Sustainable Development, UNDESA

pdf MARINE PLASTIC LITTER ON SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES IMPACTS AND MEASURES

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MARINE PLASTIC LITTER ON SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES IMPACTS AND MEASURES

This report, which was commissioned and financed by the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM), is devoted to current and potential future measures to mitigate the impacts of marine plastic litter on the ocean environment.It is meant to be used as a background report for Swedish actors at the high-level UN Ocean Conference that will convene at the UN Headquarters in New York in June 2017.

pdf Mauritius Declaration on Ocean Sciences and Participant Pledges Popular

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Mauritius Declaration on Ocean Sciences and Participant Pledges.pdf

Mauritius Declaration on Ocean Sciences from the Roundtable Discussion on Advancing Ocean Sciences in Africa 25-26 July 2016 in Port Louis, Mauritius Recognizing the emerging importance of the ocean to Africa, scientists from a dozen African nations met to discuss ways to grow the relevant scientific capacity and ensure that scientific knowledge is available to inform public understanding and policy. Both established and emerging scientists attended. Participants decided to create a network of African scientists (including both social and natural sciences) devoted to advancing ocean sciences in Africa. They crafted the following statement.

pdf Measuring progress towards SDG Goals Popular

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Measuring progress towards SDG Goals

Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

pdf Overseas Development Agency Progress towards SDGs in Africa Popular

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Overseas Development Agency Progress towards SDGs in Africa

In September 2015, ODI published a global SDG scorecard, Projecting Progress: Reaching the SDGs by 2030.This report, modelled on that global scorecard, presents a more detailed analysis of projected progress for sub-Saharan Africa. It uses data collected during the MDG period and calculates progress forward to establish where we would be in 2030 if current trends continue.

pdf Predicting climate-driven regime shifts versus rebound potential in coral reefs Popular

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Predicting climate-driven regime shifts.pdf

Here we document and predict long-term reef responses to a major climateinduced coral bleaching event that caused unprecedented regionwide mortality of Indo-Pacific corals.

pdf PREVENTION, CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS 2011–2016 Popular

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PREVENTION, CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS 2011–2016.pdf

PREVENTION, CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS 2011–2016

Pacific islands intimately connect land and sea. Rats, cats, and other invasive species quickly destroy these links, particularly by predating on native forest seeds, forest birds, sea birds, and other vital ecosystem
components. Effective management of invasive species is key to protect terrestrial and marine systems, supporting their function and increasing their resilience to change.

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Alasdair Edwards and Tara hooper (eds) 2007. Proceedings of the Workshop on a Regional Perspective on MPAs in the Western Indian Ocean Rodrigues Island, Mauritius 9-14 May 2007

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Reefs at Risk 2011.pdf

Lauretta Burke et al. Reefs at Risk Revisited. Copyright 2011 World Resources Institute (Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivative Works 3.0 License. To view a copy of the license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/)

default Seabird conservation status, threats and priority actions: a global assessment Popular

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Croxall et all. 2012. Seabird conservation status, threats and priority actions: a global assessment. Bird Conservation International (2012) 22:1–34. © BirdLife International, 2012

pdf Seychelles Disaster Risk Profile

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Seychelles Disaster Risk Profile

The Southwest Indian Ocean Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (SWIO RAFI) seeks to provide a solid basis for the future implementation of disaster risk financing through the improved understanding of disaster risks to participating island nations.SWIO RAFI complimented the ongoing work of the IOC to reduce vulnerability to natural disasters in accordance with the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Program of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States

pdf Technical and scientific cooperation on invasive species in islands Popular

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Technical and scientific cooperation on invasive species in islands.pdf

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity organized a capacity-building workshop for small island developing States (SIDS) with a view to facilitate achievement of Aichi Biodiversity Target 9 on invasive alien species through enhanced capacity-building and technical and scientific cooperation (Montreal, Canada 14 to 15 June 2014).The workshop identified existing challenges in capacity development, in particular, in the area of technical and scientific cooperation in SIDS during the process of developing project proposals.

pdf The African Infrastructure Development Index 2016 Popular

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The African Infrastructure Development Index 2016 - AFDB.pdf

The current AIDI covers the latest data collected by the Bank over the period 2000-2013 under the infrastructure statistics component of its Statistical Capacity Building program in African countries.

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Peter Sand. 2010. The Chagos Archipelago – Footprint of Empire, or World Heritage? Environmental Policy and Law, 40/5 (2010)

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Peter Sand. 2010. The Chagos Archipelago – Footprint of Empire, or World Heritage? Environmental Policy and Law, 40/5 (2010)

pdf The Diversity and Biogeography of Western Indian Ocean Reef-Building Corals Popular

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The Diversity and Biogeography of Western Indian Ocean Reef-Building Corals.pdf

This study assesses the biogeographic classification of the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) on the basis of the species diversity and distribution of reef-building corals. Twenty one locations were sampled between 2002 and 2011.

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St-Clair_2011_Biological-Conservation.pdf

James J.H. St Clair. 2010. The impacts of invasive rodents on island invertebrates. Biological Conservation 144 (2011) 68–81. 2010 Elsevier Ltd.

pdf World Bank Seychelles Systematic Country Diagnostic 2017 21

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World Bank Seychelles Systematic Country Diagnostic 2017 21

The Seychelles Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) by the World Bank aims to identify the most pressing constraints to inclusive, sustained growth in Seychelles, based on a comprehensive search for, and analysis of, evidence. 

pdf Young persons guide to Changing the world

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Young persons guide to Changing the world

Created by young people for young people, this guide consists of daily actions and projects that you can organise with your friends to help achieve these 3 extraordinary things. The Guide was created based on ideas of 500 young leaders from 126 countries and territories gathered at the global conference in the Netherlands in February 2017 and an online survey open for young people. Combined with expertise of the 13 organizations from different sectors, these ideas built the Young Person’s Guide to Saving the World.

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