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Palau And Sustainable Tourism

As a Large Ocean Nation, as well as Small Island State, Palau's President has agreed to protect 80% of its waters. The Palau government has also committed to grow various revenues to offset and economically benefit from the creation of this massive no-take marine reserve.

State of Palau’s Birds 2010

State of Palau’s Birds 2010, produced by the Palau Conservation Society (BirdLife in Palau), is a conservation guide for communities and policymakers. The islands support a rich avifauna with nine endemic species and several important seabird colonies but, as the report makes clear, many of the archipelago’s bird species are in decline. Loss and degradation of habitat, illegal hunting, invasive species and climate change are identified as the principal threats.

Fiji: State of Birds 2013

Fiji’s first ever State of Birds 44 page report provides an overview of the issues facing Fiji’s birds and emphasises how useful birds are as flagships for other elements of biodiversity. The report has been prepared by NatureFiji (BirdLife in Fiji) -MareqetiViti with the assistance of the Department of the Environment and local ornithologists.

To download the publication, access the following link:
http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/userfiles/file/sowb/countries/FIJI2013.pdf

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