This report presents the current state of the sea cucumber fishery in Samoa, with recommendations on measures to control commercial fishing if this is permitted, and measures to control mariculture of sea cucumber to prevent any unnecessary impact on existing wild stock.
This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Samoa and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.
Direct internet link to access a brief overview of the work carried out under the Marine Debris Demonstration project to help strengthen and enhance good waste practices in Samoa.
This dataset hosts all the published NBSAP of Samoa.
Land degradation as it affects Samoa became an issue that had most recently surfaced as a consequence of land
cover change resulting to the loss of soil productivity and vegetative cover induced mainly by unsustainable practices and the inappropriate uses of land resources. This report is a thematic assessment that was conducted in 2006 to address the issue and for the UNCCD.
This dataset hosts all published national reports submitted by Samoa to the UNCCD
This report is the review of terrestrial biological information in Samoa and was written by MNRE with the technical support of Conservation International (CI).
This Early Recovery Framework was presented to the Government, donors and the wider community the costed options designed to bring about an early recovery process that was both effective in meeting the needs of the population affected by the 29 September 2009 earthquake and subsequent tsunami, and sustainable in the long-term development of affected communities and the economy of Samoa
A report on the marine turtles tagged and released from the pond in Malua.
Since the adoption of Agenda 21 following the United Nations Conference on Environment and development in 1992, this report constitutes the first opportunity for Samoa to assess its situation with regard to sustainable development in the past decade
This Community Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment (CV&A) findings from Saoluafata and Lano represent what most communities of Samoa are facing with respect to the challenges from climate extremes and variability. Adaptation options identified and prioritized with consensus from the communities opted mostly for soft solutions and some hard solutions that will help improve the livelihoods of the communities.
Ubanization has placed burgeoning pressures on the physical, environmental, social, cultural, legal and institutional systems and financial resources of the Government. Corresponding with this, the capital city of Apia has experienced extreme and extensive impacts from climate change and natural disaster events. Thus this strategy is to guide the development of Apia as an urban area.
Through fieldwork for biomass resource assessments at the non-leased land areas within the STEC Mulifanua
plantation, eight common plants were identified and further scientific analysis on each was conducted by the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa (SROS). This publication provides a brief description of those plants as well as some data on moisture content and energy content under different conditions.
Direct internet link to access **invasive species - related information** for Samoa on the 'Battler Resource Base'.
It is a platform to assist Pacific island invasive species practitioners in their battle against invasive species.