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 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

Ridge to Reef Data, Grassland Vegetation Class, Limited Metadata, Compiled in 2018

 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

Ridge to Reef Data, Secondary Forest in Nauru, limited metadata, compiled in 2018

 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

Ridge to Reef Data on Food Sources on Anabar, Nauru. Limited metadata, compiled in 2018

 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

Ridge to Reef data showing locations where household surveys took place, limited metadata, compiled in 2018

 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

Ridge to Reef Data on Vegetation Type A located on Nauru, limited metadata, compiled for 1994 and earlier

 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

Documentation on getting started with the Inform Data Portal.

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 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

The definition of Biodiversity for the purpose of the Nauru Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan is:
The variety of life forms, the different plants, animals and micro-organisms, the genes they contain, and the ecosystems they form. It is usually considered at three levels; genetic diversity, species diversity, and ecosystem diversity.

 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

Dataset that provides a direct link to Nauru's data hosted on the GBIF website/records.

 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

This report fulfills Nauru's 5th reporting requirement to the Convention on Biological Diversity which is also Nauru's first national report to be submitted to the convention. In this regard, the report attempts to provide a comprehensive assessment of the status and trends of our island’s biodiversity and threats to its survival and viability, and it also provides an account of actions that have been implemented to protect and conserve Nauru's biodiversity.

 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

For the Ninth Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas December 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) commissioned an assessment of the status of biodiversity and conservation in Oceania. This report assesses the overall state of conservation in Nauru using 16 indicators.

*this report wasn't published but was sent to country for checking (2013)* - to be used for the Regional SOE initiative 2019

 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

Jungblut V and Dowiyogo B. 2016. Directory of Wetlands of Nauru - 2016. Report to the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP).

 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

Important conservation areas identified through the rapid biodiversity assessment of Nauru's biodiversity

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database of marine and terrestrial protected areas, updated on a monthly basis, and is one of the key global biodiversity data sets being widely used by scientists, businesses, governments, International secretariats and others to inform planning, policy decisions and management.

 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

The findings of this BIORAP survey have identified or re-confirmed the critical importance of the biodiversity and ecosystems of Nauru's terrestrial and marine environments and the urgent need for follow-up activities to manage and mitigate threats for their conservation.

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 Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment

Ridge to Reef Data, Coconut Vegetation Class, Limited Metadata, Compiled in 2018

In 2015 a BIORAP was conducted in Nauru through the Department of Commerce Industry and Evironment by SPREP and other partners. The purpose of the Nauru BIORAP was to improve the state of knowledge of marine and terrestrial ecosystems, to provide a scientific basis for the conservation and management of nationally, regionally and globally important ecosystems and species. A particular focus was to identify areas of conservation value and to investigate opportunities for establishing marine and terrestrial protected areas.

 SPREP Pacific Environment Information Network (PEIN)

Traditional way of life in the pacific islands in the expression of each and everybody's identity. The link between people and their natural habitat, living and unliving things is key to someone's social status, relationship to other member of its community and existence in the world. The session shall look at the importance of traditional knowledge and its relation to the environment as a way to protect existing biodiversity and thus ensuring that the cultural heritage of Pacific Island population i preserved.

 UNEP/CBD

One of the recommendations emerging from the COP-8 (Decision XIII/8 [6]) promoted a series of regional and/or sub-regional workshops on capacity building for NBSAPs. These will
be held with the aim to discuss national experiences in implementing NBSAPs, the integration of biodiversity concerns into relevant sectors, obstacles, and ways and means
for overcoming these obstacles. It was recommended that these workshops be held (subject to the availability of funding) prior to COP-9, to provide an opportunity to directly support

 UNEP/TEEB

Natural capital – our ecosystems, biodiversity, and natural resources – underpins economies, societies and individual well-being. The values of its myriad benefits are, however, often overlooked or poorly understood. They are rarely taken fully into account through economic signals in markets, or in day to day decisions by business and citizens, nor indeed reflected adequately in the accounts of society.

Available online

Call Number: [EL]

ISBN/ISSN: 978-3-98-13410-0-3

Physical Description: 47 p.

 The Royal Society

Avariety of factors can affect the biodiversity of tropicalmammal communities,
but their relative importance and directionality remain uncertain. Previous
global investigations of mammal functional diversity have relied on range
maps instead of observational data to determine community composition. We
test the effects of species pools, habitat heterogeneity, primary productivity
and human disturbance on the functional diversity (dispersion and richness)
of mammal communities using the largest standardized tropical forest camera