Publications

Differential bleaching and mortality of Eastern African corals

Coral reefs are increasingly subject to a variety of threats both at the local and global scale. The development of monitoring and assessment tools to diagnose coral reef community responses to threats would assist greatly in the management of their impacts. This paper examines interspecific...
Author: Coastal Oceans Research and Development – Indian Ocean (CORDIO) East Africa
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Seychelles Post-Tsunami Environmental Assessment : 2005

The Seychelles island group was struck by a series of powerful tidal surges, resulting from the tsunami, generated by the earthquake off Indonesia on 26 December 2004. As a direct consequence of these tidal surges two people lost their lives, and hundreds of families suffered damage to their...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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State of the environment in Somalia: a desk study

The Indian Ocean Tsunami of 26 December 2004 affected part of Somalia, with most of the damage experienced in the north-east along a 650 km coastline stretching from Xafuun in the Bari region, to Garacad in the Mudug region. About 44,000 people are believed to have been affected by the tsunami...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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Environmental Problems of East African Region. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 12

Environmental Problems of East African Region
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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Mangroves of East Africa

This publication provides a concise account of the available information and current issues facing mangroves in East African countries. It comprises a regional summary of the factors and activities that affect mangroves across East Africa
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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Management and Conservation of Renewable Marine Resources in the Eastern African Region. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No.66

The document reviews the past and on-going conservation activities relevant to the Eastern African region at the regional and national levels; identifies priority concerns of the Governments bordering the region; and contains recommendations or interregional and regional projects to be...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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National Status Report for Comoros

Dans le souci d’assurer la protection de leurs ressources marines et côtières et, respectueux de leurs engagements individuels vis-à-vis de la communauté internationale, en matière d’environnement, les Gouvernements de la région de l’Ouest de l’Océan Indien (Comores, Kenya, Madagascar,...
Author: Ministere de l’agriculture de la peche et de l’environnement 
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