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Conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems and living resources of the East African region

Conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems and living resources of the East African region

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Published by United Nations, Environment Programme in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared in co-operation with International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
SeriesUNEP regional seas reports and studies -- no.11
ContributionsUnited Nations. Environment Programme., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20564531M

), the Environmental Conservation Act (73 of ) and, of most relevance to marine and coastal resources, the Marine Living Resources Act (18 of ). Several of the acts, policies and protocols used to govern the marine and coastal environment of South Africa are. Sections examine: distinctive aspects of marine populations and ecosystems; threats to marine biological diversity, singly and in combination; place-based management of marine ecosystems; the often-neglected human dimensions of marine conservation. Marine Conservation Biology breaks new ground by creating the conceptual framework for the new Reviews: 7.

Since our inception, we’ve helped to protect more than 6 million square kilometers ( million square miles) of land and sea across more than 70 countries. Currently with offices in 29 countries and 2, partners worldwide, our reach is truly global. | The Year Of Climate Action - . Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Mangrove Forests in Latin America and Africa Regions. Part II – Africa. International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems and Coastal marine Project of UNESCO. Mangrove Ecosystems Technical Reports volume 3. ISSN Gaudian, G., Koyo, A. & Wells, S. Marine Region East Africa.

The central role of the ecosystem approach is also echoed in decision IV/5, V/3 and VII/5. Programme element 2 on marine and coastal living resources is composed of: Goal: To ensure the conservation and sustainable use of marine and coastal living resources Operational objective Marine and Coastal EbA for Enhanced Resilience in Southern Africa: Country Review: Seychelles The Seychelles islands lie to the north-east of Madagascar, about 1 km east of coastal Kenya. Most of the islands that make up the Seychelles are small, isolated and uninhabited, with the majority of the population living on the two main islands .


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Conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems and living resources of the East African region Download PDF EPUB FB2

More specifically, the coastal waters of East Africa sustain a great variety of ecologically important species, including species of fish and 40 classes of corals, 5 species of sea turtles, and 35 species of marine mammals, including whales, dolphins, and the endangered dugong.

East Africa is one of the most diverse and interesting tropical area on the planet. It is home not only to the last great megafaunal assemblage, but also to human populations with the highest growth rates. This book draws on the expertise of leading ecologists, each intimately familiar with a particular set of East African ecosystems, to provide the first in-depth and integrated account of the.

The conservation and sustainable use of marine and coastal biological diversity are among today’s most important environmental issues. This is particularly so in the Eastern African region, with its high marine biodiversity, rich marine and coastal resources, and growing human population dependent on those Size: KB.

Conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems and living resources of the East African region Organization(s): UNEP, Oceans and Coastal Areas Programme Activity Centre. Organisation of the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA) and Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) together with the regional fisheries bodies are considered as the main platforms for ecosystem-based ocean governance frameworks in Africa.

Coastal East Africa From coastal forests and savanna woodlands to mangroves and coral reefs, East Africa's coastline is one of the continent’s most biologically diverse areas. WWF is working to conserve these important habitats, which are home to abundant wildlife and.

To manage and conserve coastal and marine ecosystems and resources (4) Coastal and marine ecosystems and resources. This article will focus on the third aspect of NOAA’s work mentioned above that concerns managing and conserving coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.

We know that NOAA has direct authority to sustain and to regulate. Assist with the management of marine and coastal ecosystems of the region on a sustainable basis, particularly through sustainable practices; Mobilize the political will and action of governments and other partners for the conservation and sustainable use of coral reefs and associated ecosystems such as mangroves and seagrass beds.

International Union for Conservation of Nature Indicators of Coastal and Marine Ressources • Table of contents – IUCN vision and Mission – IUCN global Marine Programme – Summary of challenges and treats in coastal and Marine ecosystems – Summary Proposed strategic focus for the IUCN response strategy – Coastal and Marines Indicators – Exemple: Large Marine Ecosystem Approach to.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems and living resources of the East African region. Nairobi, Kenya: Programme Activity Centre for Oceans and Coastal Areas, United Nations Environment Programme, We are involved in marine conservation in many ways, but it all contributes to this: protect and restore ocean health so that it continues to support the lives of billions.

we have helped more t coastal households and partners to secure healthy marine ecosystems and food along the East African coast, We want to help these.

This book draws on the expertise of leading ecologists, each intimately familiar with a particular set of East African ecosystems, to provide the first in-depth and integrated account of the ecology, management, threats, and conservation of these diverse : Truman P. Young. Note, Tina dOCl.I1lent has been p~epsred JcUntly ~y the Inte""ahomu Union for C~nservatiDn of and Natural Rnoureea (llEN) and the Unit"d NeUcn" EnnroMl.t F.

Chapter 7 Marine and coastal resources At a glance This chapter focuses on the contribution by the marine sector to the national economy and the livelihoods of South Africans. At the same time it deals with over-exploitation and its associated costs, degradation, and loss of the resource.

Working Documenl TCMP UNEP, UNEP, Conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems and living resources of the East African Region () UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 11 n the region to date. This book draws on the expertise of leading ecologists, each intimately familiar with a particular set of East African ecosystems, to provide the first in-depth and integrated account of the ecology, management, threats, and conservation of these diverse ecosystems.

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Marine Ecosystems. Sea Turtles. While marine mammal mortality resulting from fisheries interactions are considered to be lower in the WIO than in other regions of the world, which hosts the entire known population of the African region.

Marine Ecosystems Human Impacts on Biodiversity, Functioning and Services Ecosystem services are emerging as a key driver of conservation policy and environmental management. Delivery of ecosystem services depends on the efficient functioning of ecosystems, which in turn depends on biodiversity and environmental conditions.

Coastal and Marine Ecosystems—Sources and Definitions Coastal Statistics Length of Coastline was derived from the World Vector Shoreline database of the United States Mapping estimates presented here were calculated using a Geographic Information System (GIS) with a resolution ofkilometers and an underlying database consistent for the entire.

baselines in ocean and coastal ecosystems. Such monitoring is currently being planned over the medium-term by the DEA and forms part of a number of initiatives to address impacts in the coastal and marine environment.

Observed trends are discussed in more detail in the sections that follow. The South African coastal zone.the natural resources, whether living or non-living, of the waters superjacent to the sea-bed and of the sea-bed and its subsoil.” 12 The phase “sovereign rights” suggests that the coastal State’s rights are exclusive in the sense that although.Marine conservation is a recent issue in Chile.

The FAL incorporated for the first time two categories for marine biodiversity conservation: marine reserves and marine parks, equivalent to IUCN categories II and I, respectively (Jorquera-Jaramillo et al., ).Inthe first marine reserve was created (La Rinconada), with a resource-based approach of protecting a bank of the Peruvian.