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08 June 2021 | dataset

Biodiversity Assessment Report : Maramasike Passage, Malaita

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To provide an enabling environment for the socio-economic development of the Solomon Islands through the application of necessary safeguards with regard to:sustainable use of natural resources, the provision of meteorological services, reducing the risk and impact of climate change and other hazards to communities, leading and managing disaster preparedness and their consequences.

The MECDM has 4 Divisions and 1 Office which include: Climate Change Division (CCD), Corporate Services Division, Environment & Conservation Division (ECD), Meteorological Services Division, National Disaster Management Office (NDMO)


Under the MESCAL project, the objectives of this assessment are to;

* Improve understanding of mangrove ecosystem functions, values, key threats, and processes at a local and regional scale;

* Provide a standardized method to assess shoreline mangrove condition and change over time;

* Generate community awareness of mangroves and encourage local environmental stewardship;

* Conduct a rapid and representative survey of fish and mobile crustacean assemblages;

* Conduct a rapid survey to accurately determine key biodiversity and biomass characteristics of mangrove stands at the demonstration site;

* Establish a long-term visual record of mangroves at the demonstration site

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Field Value
Publisher Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology
Modified 08 June 2021
Release Date 08 June 2021
Homepage URL
Identifier 3ab0bce5-9453-4a85-87d0-9d3a6ee7b310
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Malaita, Solomon Islands
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author Government of Solomon Islands; IUCN; MESCAL Project; Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Contact Name Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology