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 City Council

Brisbane City Council manages almost half the city's wastes through one of the most efficient and safe waste systems in the world. A state-of- the-art fleet of dedicated waste trucks and waste and recycling single pass trucks can collect both recyclable material and waste from the kerbside. Recyclable material is taken to Materials Recovery Facilities (MRF) for processing. Waste is transported to centrally located transfer stations. From the transfer station the waste is bulk hauled
to fully engineered, double sealed landfills with full gas recovery and leachate treatment.

 Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP

This brochure demonstrates how measures and policies can be shaped to simultaneously address climate change, biodiversity loss and poverty. It identifies opportunities for synergies and mutual enhancement of the objectives of international agreements, particularly the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), as well as decisions taken by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly following the recommendations of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF).

Available online|1 copy

 Smithsonian Institution

This paper attempts to provide a comprehensive listing and analysis of Kiribati plant names, along with the corresponding Latin, English, and selected Pacific-island vernacular names for plant species with recognized Kiribati vernacular names. The study focuses on those species found on the 16 islands

 PIGGAREP/SPREP

Climate change has been recognized by Pacific Forum Leaders as one of the most serious threats to the region. The Pacific islands have already experienced, and will continue to experience the adverse effects of climate change and these are expected to worsen over the coming decades. For some low lying atoll countries, climate change may even threaten their very existence, as confirmed by the recently published Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, AR4.

Also available online|Also contain Cd-rom

Call Number: 338.9 PAC [EL]

 Cardno Pty ltd

The Secretariat for Pacific Regional Environment Programme (‘SPREP’) have commissioned Cardno (Qld) Pty Ltd (‘Cardno’) to undertake a comprehensive review of integrated environmental assessment approaches and procedures in Pacific Island Countries (‘PICs’), and to provide advice on regional priorities for capacity building requirements in this regard.

Consultancy report for SPREP

Call Number: 333.714 YOU [EL]

Physical Description: 98 p.

 Cook Islands National Environment Service
 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

For the Ninth Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas December 2013, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) commissioned an assessment of the status of biodiversity and conservation in Oceania.

This dataset holds all the reports that assesses the overall state of conservation in;

* Guam

* French Polynesia

* Northern Mariana Islands

* Tokelau

* Wallis and Futuna

* Pitcairn Islands

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

A list of international and regional multilateral environmental agreements in which each of the Pacific Island country is a party/signatory of. This is useful for SPREP activities and planning

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The PIER database is focused on plant species that are known to have been introduced to the Pacific region including the Pacific Rim. It provides listings and descriptions of plant species that threaten ecosystems and also listed many other invasive and potentially invasive plant species present in and around the Pacific region

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Marine Species Programme of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) outlines a regional strategy for the cooperative conservation and management of dugongs, marine turtles, whales and dolphins. This strategy will enable Pacific Islanders to take a primary role in achieving the following vision:

"A healthy Pacific Ocean with sustainable populations of whales, dolphins, marine turtles, dugongs and other species, and meets the aspirations of Pacific Island peoples and protects their natural and cultural heritage"

 Cook Islands National Environment Service

Traditional Knowledge Act

 Cook Islands National Environment Service

biodiversity data for invertebrates, vertebrates, endemic and invasive species

 Cook Islands National Environment Service

This report was prepared by Teariki & Julia RongoIsland Friends Consultants for the Cook Islands NBSAP Add-On Project, National Environment Service.

 Cook Islands National Environment Service

History, Oral traditions, Rarotongan records

 Cook Islands National Environment Service

A presentation by Imogen Pua Ingram (TE PA MATAIAPO) 2004 or older

 Cook Islands National Environment Service

Trends in body size, diet and food availability in the Cook Islands in the second half of the 20th century. Stanley J. Ulijaszek Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, 51 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PF, UK 2003

 Cook Islands National Environment Service

Traditional Fishing Methods Cook Islands 2012

 Cook Islands National Environment Service

Akonoanga Maori
Education within the Cook Islands must give learners a solid understanding of their culture and a sense of identity which leads to a respect for cultural diversity and contributes to social justice and tolerance of world views that are different from their own. 2013

 Cook Islands National Environment Service

Project Progress Reports on the Programme developed to protect & conserve rare Vairakau Maori (traditional medicine) plants