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11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   Governance characteristics of large marine ecosystems (2010)
Marine Ecosystem (LME) concept is widely established as a large-scale approach to coastal and marine management. LME-oriented activities have focused mainly on natural sciences. Socioeconomic and governance aspects have only recently been receivin...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   Impacts of Biodiversity Loss on Ocean Ecosystem Services (2006)
Authors: Boris Worm, Edward B. Barbier, Nicola Beaumont, J. Emmett Duffy, Carl Folke, Benjamin S. Halpern, Jeremy B. C. Jackson, Heike K. Lotze, Fiorenza Micheli, Stephen R. Palumbi, Enric Sala, Kimberley A. Selkoe, John Human-dominated marine ec...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   Increasing jellyfish populations: trends in Large Marine Ecosystems (2012)
Although there are various indications and claims that jellyfish (i.e., scyphozoans, cubozoans, most hydrozoans, ctenophores, and salps) have been increasing at a global scale in recent decades, a rigorous demonstration of this has never been pres...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   Patterns and Variation in Benthic Biodiversity in a Large Marine Ecosystem (2015)
While there is a persistent inverse relationship between latitude and species diversity across many taxa and ecosystems, deviations from this norm offer an opportunity to understand the conditions that contribute to large-scale diversity patterns....
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   The large marine ecosystem approach to assessment and management of polar bears during climate change (2014)
15 Sep 2014 | report | project: 342   Strategic Action Plan for the Danube River Basin 1995-2005 (Revision 1999)
The present Report of the SAP has been prepared on the basis of existing analytical documents, in particular the National Review Reports and the results of the National Planning Workshops. A genuine bottom-top approach has associated in the elabor...
15 Sep 2014 | report | project: 398   The Strategic Action Programme for the Sustainable Management of Lake Tanganyika (July 2000)
This programme was duly adopted by the four riparian states (Government of Burundi, Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Government of Tanzania,Government of Zambia) at the final meeting of the LTBP Regional Steering Committee held in N...
15 Sep 2014 | report | project: 789   Strategic Action Programme: Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem
The Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for Integrated Management, Sustainable Development and Protection of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) was adopted and signed by the Ministers of the Three Countries (The Republic of Angola, ...
15 Sep 2014 | report | project: 1618   Caspian Sea: Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (Final Draft)
This document draws upon a number of reports that have been produced in the Caspian region under the umbrella of the Caspian Environment Programme. These include the Caspian Regional Thematic Centre (CRTC) Regional Reports, the Caspian Transbound...
15 Sep 2014 | report | project: 461   Strategic Action Programme to Address Pollution from Land-Based Activities
This series contains selected reports resulting from the various activities performed within the framework of the components of the Mediterranean Action Plan: Pollution Monitoring and Research Programme (MED POL), Blue Plan (BP), Priority Actions ...
15 Sep 2014 | 886 | project: 176   Strategic Action Program for the Binational Basin of the Bermejo River
This paper describes the priority actions identified by the two countries (Bolivia and Argentina) as necessary to deal with the principal environmental problems and their transboundary manifestations, and reflects the results of a participatory p...
15 Sep 2014 | project-document | project: 340   Strategic Action Programme of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden: Project Implementation Plan
The Project Implementation Plan( PIP) serves as the main reference document to be used for operational purposes. Section I of the PIP focuses on SAP component work plans where activities of regional nature (whether Project- or country-funded) whic...
15 Sep 2014 | report | project: 530   Strategic Action Programme for International Waters of Pacific Islands
This Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for International Waters of the Pacific Islands Region was initiated and developed by the thirteen Pacific Island States participating in the work of the Global Environment Facility (GEF). It represents a pion...
14 Sep 2014 | report | project: 596   Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for the Caspian Sea
This document is the first updating of the SAP prepared under the Caspian Environment Programme. The revision process reviewed the implementation of all SAP interventions at the national and regional level, including target dates and indicators. D...
14 Sep 2014 | report | project: 462   TumenNET Strategic Action Programme
The overarching goal of the TumenNET Strategic Action Programme (SAP) is to elucidate a suite of regional policy priorities and national action commitments to address the international dimensions of biodiversity loss and water issues in a manner ...
14 Sep 2014 | report | project: 2700   Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia: Regional Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development Requirements for the Coasts and Oceans
The Sustainable Development Strategy is a package of applicable principles, relevant existing regional and international action programmes, agreements, and instruments, as well as implementation approaches, for achieving sustainable development of...
14 Sep 2014 | report | project: 885   Strategic Action Programme for the South China Sea
During the Project Development Phase from 1996 to 2001 and in accordance with the GEF Operational Strategy activities were undertaken at the national and regional level to prepare national reports of water-related environmental issues and problems...
14 Sep 2014 | report | project: 340   Strategic Action Programme for the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden
The SAP supports and facilitates the primary goal of PERSGA, which is the Strategic Action Programme for the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden conservation of the environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. The aims of the SAP are to develop a regional fr...
14 Sep 2014 | report | project: 2544   Dnipro Basin Strategic Action Programme and Implementation Mechanisms
The overall objective of the SAP implementation is to ensure the Dnipro's environmental rehabilitation and achieve improvements in the state of environment and natural ecosystems, both in the region and beyond (i.e. in the Black Sea Basin). To ach...
13 Sep 2014 | report | project: 3519   Strategic Action Programme: FREPLATA
The FREPLATA program is a bi-national initiative that has culminated in the endorsement of a Strategic Action Program (SAP) by a comprehensive range of 37 key stakeholders including 9 ministries, the navy, coast guards, provincial and local author...