30 Oct '15, 8pm

#ICYMI Micronesia/Melanesia: Small islands, large seas and a different view on #protectedareas

Micronesia/Melanesia: Small islands, large seas – and a different view on protected areas 31 August 2015 | Article The northern Pacific Ocean is a seemingly endless stretch of water, scattered with thousands of islands and atolls, which average a third of a square mile in size. However, these Small-Island Developing States (SIDS) are also “Large Ocean Countries” – with their combined marine territories covering an area the size of the continental United States. Climate change impacts are immediate – not as something to be expected in a distant future - they are impacting water and food security, migration patterns, economic activities and many other realities of life. IUCN partners with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in a new project funded under the BMUB International Climate Initiative (IKI), which supports communities on vulnerable islands across four countries to better ...

Full article: http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/gpap_home/?2182...

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