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Marine and coastal conservation in the East African region

Marine and coastal conservation in the East African region

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Published by UNEP in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East.
    • Subjects:
    • Nature conservation -- Africa, East.,
    • Marine parks and reserves -- Africa, East.,
    • Coastal ecology -- Africa, East.,
    • Coastal zone management -- Africa, East.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementUnited Nations Environment Programme.
      SeriesRegional seas., no. 39
      ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH77.A42 M37 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 293 p. ;
      Number of Pages293
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2604759M
      LC Control Number85164004

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Get this from a library. Marine and coastal conservation in the East African region: national reports. [United Nations Environment Programme.; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.; UNEP. Oceans and Coastal Areas Programme Activity Centre.;].

IUCN is one of the founding members of the Consortium for the Conservation of Coastal and Marine Ecosystems in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO-C), established in for reaching a broad stakeholder involvement in the formulation and implementation of the Nairobi Convention. An Introduction to Marine Protected Areas (MPAS) and Management Goals.

Marine Protected Area Typologies. Closed Area Designations and Harvest Refugia: One End of the Type Spectrum. Coastal Biosphere Reserves: The Other End of the Type Spectrum.

coastal zones, high marine biodiversity and rich marine and coastal resources. It is a region of high diversity, particularly for corals (Veron, ) and reef fish (McAllister et al., ) but lack of solid taxonomic work in the region means that it is difficult to compare it to other parts of the Size: KB.

IUCN/UNEP: Marine and coastal conservation in the East African region. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No.

UNEP, UNEP: Socio-economic activities that may have an impact on the marine and coastal environment of the East African reqion. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. UNEP. Africa’s marine and coastal environment is endowed with rich biodiversity and seascapes.

both temperate and tropical region bordering with different seas and oceans and geology. forests, wetlands and dunes that host a large variety of species, including productive fisheries. contribute to national economies. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Vol.

34(1), Marchpp. The Indian Ocean coastline of mainland Africa is over 9 km long and comprises the tropical coasts of Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique, plus the subtropical and warm-temperate Indian Ocean coastline of South Africa. Caribbean marine and coastal ecosystems, which include coral reefs, mangroves and seagrass beds, are threatened by a number of factors including unsustainable development and fishing of the most holistic approaches to protecting marine and coastal ecosystems is Ecosystem-Based Management (EBM) which recognizes the need to protect entire ecosystems instead of individual.

Marine. The East African coast is faced with a rapidly deteriorating marine environment and we have since been working to encourage coastal communities to take ownership of their marine resources, and to manage them sustainably. mental coastal and marine plants and animals present in the region have adapted and evolved to live and breed in the consistent, reliable tropical conditions that prevail c oastal region, functioning largely as a unit, or ecological region, is called the Eastern African Marine Ecoregion (EAME).

The Eastern African File Size: KB. 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 sustain the livelihoods of millions of people.

Industrial Sources of Marine and Coastal Pollution in the East African region: UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 7 United Nations Environment Programme Regional seas reports.

The sixth regional forum on Regional, Coastal and Marine Conservation, organised by the Regional Marine and Coastal Conservation Programme for West Africa (PRCM) in. 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 sustain the livelihoods of millions of people. The Journal of Coastal Conservation is a scientific journal for the dissemination of both theoretical and applied research on integrated and sustainable management of the terrestrial, coastal and marine environmental interface.

A thorough understanding of both the physical and the human sciences is important to the study of the spatial patterns. Marine and Coastal Conservation in the East African region. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No Prepared in Cooperation with IUCN.

Google ScholarCited by: 6. Book Description. In this new and highly original textbook for a range of interdisciplinary courses and degree programmes focusing on marine and coastal resource management, readers are offered an introduction to the subject matter, a broad perspective and understanding, case study applications, and a reference source.

WWF Coastal East Africa Initiative covers the coastal zones of Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. It includes mountains, woodlands, and coastal forests in some million km2 that together support more t known species of plants and animals.

Marine diversity is astounding: the 4, km. 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.

WWF Coastal East Africa Initiative covers the coastal zones of Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. It includes mountains, woodlands, and coastal forests in some million km 2 that together support more t known species of plants and animals.

Marine and Coastal Management Programme. The West Asia region is the junction between the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.

It is a main shipping commercial route between Asia and Europe. Marine biodiversity is particularly rich, with some 1, species of fish and species of corals recorded from the Red Sea and.

Coastal Conservation Experience Dive into the thrilling world of marine conservation. Home to a thriving population of bottlenose dolphin and important whale breeding grounds, the waters around South Africa’s Garden Route are nothing short of an underwater jungle.

Coastal areas across the globe are experiencing alarming levels of degradation, including in East Africa. In response, marine conservation efforts in the region are on the rise, many of which claim community empowerment as an essential goal. At the same time, research from geography and cognate disciplines has been working to detail the ways in which conservation practices in Africa can Cited by: 2.

The book demonstrates the utility and feasibility, as well as limitations, of using marine and coastal citizen science for conservation, and by providing critical considerations ( questions and systems are best suited for citizen science), presents recommendations for best practices for successful marine and coastal citizen science.

conservation efforts in one small marine park, the Menai Bay Conservation Area (MBCA) of Zanzibar, Tanzania. Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous polity of Tanzania, is a part of the East Africa Marine Eco-region, which stretches for 7, km and includes some or all of the territorial waters of Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and part of South Africa.

The Regional Partnership for Coastal and Marine Conservation (PRCM) is a coalition of actors working on the problems of the West African coastline and covering seven countries: Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea Conakry, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Marine Conservation.

Quick links in this document: Themes: Biodiversity and Beauty – An Ocean of (Plastic) Hope –Food Security, Human health and wellbeing – Team – Publications and Presentations Transformed by Holistic Conservation.

The model we are using to accomplish this transformation is to let both science and theology drive our conservation, education and advocacy efforts. The Marine and Coastal Resilience Programme is in charge of marine and coastal issues, including biodiversity conservation, development and management of marine protected areas and their networks, ecosystem & fisheries management, marine spatial planning, marine pollution, integrated management and governance of coastal areas, adaptation to.

Yet across the world, these resources are fast-diminishing under the weight of pollution, land clearance, coastal development, overfishing, natural disasters and climate change. This book shows how economic instruments can be used to incentivize the conservation of marine and coastal Cited by: Marine area Air quality/air pollution Ecosystem preservation Exploration Liability/compensation Marine resources management Biodiversity Research Coastal zone management International agreement-text Maritime zone EIA Zoning Management/conservation Abstract.

Objectives: To protect and manage the marine environment and coastal areas of the. Coastal and marine resources The southern African coastline extends from Angola on the west (Atlantic) coast to Tanzania on the east (Indian Ocean) coast. The major issue for coastal countries of the subregion is the depletion of fish stocks through unsustainable levels of harvesting.

Pollution is alsoFile Size: 83KB. 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 File Size: 1MB.

The role and feasibility of Marine Conservation Agreements in the Western Indian Ocean MSc MEM Y Protecting East Africa’s marine and coastal biodiversity.

The Marine Conservation Agreement Feasibility Analysis for the Western Indian Ocean was coastal resources in the region reveals that MCAs are a feasible strategy in.

Arthur Tuda, with more than a decade of experience in marine conservation, is one of those professionals. Tuda, a senior warden at Kenya Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve and assistant director for the coastal conservation region, is in charge of five marine-protected areas (MPAs) and six terrestrial parks.

The Leaders In Marine And Coastal Conservation The UNEP as well as the World Conservation Monitoring Center, claims that the European countries are leading the way in marine conservation. A perfect example of this is the small city-state of Monaco, located in southern France.

Marine biologists in South Africa’s Western Cape coast have been at the forefront of ocean and coastal conservation for many decades. Over the years, generations of researchers and marine conservation volunteers have contributed to one of the most comprehensive coastal. Sir Bu Nair Island is one of five marine and coastal sites in the UAE to be named areas of global significance.

The Ministry of Environment also included Khor Kalba, Jebel Ali, Abu Dhabi’s south. Building on two decades of programs in-region, a current focus is on the Gulf of Honduras: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and southern Yucatan (Mexico), and an exchange on marine and coastal conservation in the Gulf of Maine.

Journal of Coastal Conservation: Planning & Management - this peer-reviewed outlet gaining great traction with high-quality coastal/marine GIS papers Limnology & Oceanography Marine Ecology Progress Series Marine Geodesy - a leading outlet for marine and coastal GIS papers with an associate editor dedicated to the field.

This spatial imbalance results in a large portion of South Africa's coastal marine biodiversity remaining unprotected. The conservation status of offshore regions is of even greater concern, as less than % receives total protection. It is important to note, however, that without adequate enforcement, MPAs do little to conserve the organisms Cited by:   Artisanal fishing is an activity which has long occupied an important place on the West African coast.

In less than 20 years, the increasingly widespread use of motors in fishing boats and cold storage facilities both on board and on land have enabled fishermen to master the constraints of space and time. Furthermore, globalization has created a demand for new products, thus influencing the Cited by: