Pursuant to the Fisheries Act 1988, I, MALIETOA TANUMAFILI II, Head of State acting on the
advice of Cabinet DO HEREBY MAKE the following regulations : LOCAL FISHERIES REGULATIONS 1995
This dataset provides internet links to Samoa's data hosted on the GBIF website / records.
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.
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 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
Illustrate the current state of marine habitats on the Pacific - mangroves, coral reefs, and seagrasses
Economic value, ecosystems services, social and cultural value of these habitats to Pacific Island people
Ongoing efforts to address multiple threats and stresses on these habitats including climate change - community level national and regional level
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The research agreement signed on 19th December 2005 by the Institute of Research for Development (IRD), the University Paul Sabatier (Toulouse III) and Nantes University, the Pharmacochemical laboratories of Natural Substances and Pharmacophores Redox (UMR 1165) and the Centre of Maritime and Ocean Law (EA 1165, CDMO) led to the international research program Coral Reef Initiatives for the Pacific (CRISP).
An assessment framework based on key habitats in Samoa:
* cloud forest and uplands
* lowlands, coastal strand
* nearshore marine, offshore marine, and rivers and streams
* climate change, air quality, waste disposal, renewable energy, and population pressures.
It also assesses the status of Samoa’s species of high conservation value, especially those that are endemic and critically endangered.
The Regional Maritime Legal Advisor, Captain Dr. Peter Heathcote was in Samoa to assist the Ministry of Works. Transport and Infrastructure, the Samoa Shipping Corporation (SSC) and the Samoa Ports Authority (SPA) implement the recent amendments to the SOLAS Convention dealing with Maritime Security and the new International Ship and Port Security (ISPS) Code. During this short visit, an enormous amount of work was accomplished as documented in this brief.
The 2009 tsunami waves that swept through parts of the Samoa Islands brought a lot of marine life with them, portions of which were stranded on land when the waves subsided. In addition to the reef fishes of varying sizes, marine turtles, a few sharks and dolphins were also stranded.
This report focuses on marine turtles and attempts to give an account on the number and fate of marine turtles that were stranded on land after the tsunami waves.
Environment related legislation review of Samoa.
**Please submit new information or corrections as the reviews will be updated annually.**
A direct internet link to access all the publications by MNRE - This includes environmental - related legislation and the ministry's annual reports.
For the Ninth Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas December 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) commissioned an assessment of the status of biodiversity and conservation in Oceania. This report assesses the overall state of conservation in Samoa using 16 indicators.
*this report wasn't published but was sent to country for checking (2013) *- to be used for the Regional SOE initiative 2019
The main objective of this study were to;
* map the bathymetry of Vaiusu bay dredge sites
* deploy instrumentation to measure water levels ad existing current regimes
* provide an estimate on volumes of materials to be excavated for marina and access channels
This dataset holds all CIM Plans for each district of Samoa. The CIM Plans are envisaged as blueprints for climate change interventions across all development sectors reflecting the programmatic approach to climate resilience adaptation taken by the Government of Samoa.
The proposed interventions outlined in the CIM Plans are also linked to the Strategy for the Development of Samoa 2016/17 – 2019/20 and the relevant ministry sector plans.
SPREP is leading the charge to make the Pacific Games in July go plastic free in an awareness and outreach initiative aptly called Greening of the Games. This dataset holds a draft report and a raw baseline data collected from a clean-up at Mulinu'u executed on the 11th May 2019 by the the Team Samoa Va'a, to contextualize solutions and interventions to address marine litter and plastic pollution.
Two Million Trees campaign to support forest restoration, forest recovery, forest resilience and promoting green livelihood of Samoans.