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ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity or ACB is an intergovernmental organization of ASEAN that will encourage and enable ASEAN Member Countries to meet the millenium development goal: To achieve reduction in the rate of biodiversity loss by 2010.
The ASEAN CENTRE FOR BIODIVERSITY (ACB) is an intergovernmental and international regional centre of excellence of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) which aims to create, promote, and develop links with the public, private sector, civil society, international development institutions, and donor community for the sustainable use of biodiversity.
East Asian Seas Action Plan is steered by the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA) that is consisting of the ten member countries. East Asian Seas Regional Coordinating Unit (EAS/RCU) serves as Secretariat for COBSEA, and is in fact the lead agency of the United Nations for marine environmental matters in East Asia, responsible for co-ordinating the activities of governments, NGOs, UN and donor agencies, and individuals in caring for the region's marine environment.
This website presents information about the management of sea water that are almost entirely enclosed by land. It provides collated outputs from the past International Conference on the Environmental Management of Enclosed Coastal Seas (EMECS), newsletters and publications on water quality conservation. The key concept for EMECS activities in both international and academic circles is "governance," meaning comprehensive and joint management of enclosed coastal sea environments.
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) provides the most comprehensive dataset on protected areas worldwide and is managed by UNEP-WCMC in partnership with the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and the World Database on Protected Areas Consortium. The WDPA is a fully relational database containing information on the status, environment and management of individual protected areas
The International Coral Reef Action Network (ICRAN), established in 2000, is a global partnership of coral reef experts who are working to halt and reverse the decline of the health of the world's coral reefs. The International Coral Reef Action Network is a coordinated response to ICRI's urgent call to protect coral reefs.
The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild lands.WCS is at work in 53 nations across Africa, Asia, Latin America and North America, protecting wild landscapes that are home to a vast variety of species from butterflies to tigers.
The World Conservation Union supports and develops cutting-edge conservation science; implements this research in field projects around the world; and then links both research and results to local, national, regional and global policy by convening dialogues between governments, civil society and the private sector.
Conservation International's (CI) programs combine scientific knowledge with expertise in specialized fields to achieve conservation solutions. Some of CI's programs also provide financial support to conservation efforts run by local conservationists
The IOSEA Marine Turtle Memorandum of Understanding is an intergovernmental agreement that aims to protect, conserve, replenish and recover marine turtles and their habitats of the Indian Ocean and South-East Asian region, working in partnership with other relevant actors and organisations.
Fauna & Flora International works directly on the ground with partner organizations (local, regional or international) to protect and manage important species and natural habitats.
ReefBase is the official database of the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN), as well as the International Coral Reef Action Network (ICRAN). The ReefBase Project is housed at the WorldFish Center in Penang, Malaysia, with funding through ICRAN from the United Nations Foundation (UNF). ReefBase gathers available knowledge about coral reefs into one information repository. It is intended to facilitate analyses and monitoring of coral reef health and the quality of life of reef-dependent people, and to support informed decisions about coral reef use and management.
UNU has been implementing a capacity development project on chemical analysis of environmental pollutants since 1996. The project has undertaken monitoring of various organic pollutants in the environment in ten participating countries in Asia using a quadruple type gas chromatograph with mass spectrometer. region.
The PCSD is a multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary body, which under the law is charged with the governance, implementation and policy direction of the SEP. It is directly under the Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines.The Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan Act (Republic Act 7611) converted the former Palawan Integrated Area Development Project Office (PIADPO) into Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff.
The UNEP/GEF Project Entitled “Reversing Environmental Degradation Trends in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand" is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in partnership with seven riparian states bordering the South China Sea (Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam). Planning commenced in 1996 and the project became fully operational in February 2002.
The International Centre for Environmental Management (ICEM) was established in 1999 to help governments and communities in building capacity to use natural resources sustainably and to maintain environmental quality. ICEM operates from offices in Brisbane and Hanoi and has specialists in environmental institution building and strategic planning, environmental economics, environmental assessment, protected areas, biodiversity conservation, GIS and modeling. The Centre also draws from an active network of experts and organisations in forging partnerships to address critical conservation and development problems.
The network comprises organizations focusing on the general public and caring for the future of the Blue Planet. Motivating the widest possible audience on a worldwide scale to inspire new behaviour that respects the environment and thus promotes an intelligent and sustainable use of the ocean is the main objective of the World Ocean Network.
CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their su