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Sargassum Influx Update for Entrepreneurs and SMES
This guidance brief is for innovators, entrepreneurs, and small and medium sized businesses interested in or having started a business initiative that makes use of sargassum as a resource or raw material. This brief is ...
What is the SOCAR and how does it benefit civil society?
The State of the Cartagena Convention Area: An Assessment of Marine Pollution from Land-based Sources and Activities in the Wider Caribbean Region (SOCAR)3 was conducted to determine exactly that - how pollution from ...
Sargassum Influx Champions: Civil Society on the frontline
Civil society organisations (CSOs) have an important role to play in shifting mindsets to view sargassum as an opportunity rather than a threat
What is the SOCAR and how does it support policy makers?
The SOCAR report provides a quantitative baseline for monitoring and reporting under the Cartagena Convention and LBS Protocol. The report gives specific recommendations for local, national, sub-regional and regional actions ...
What is SOCAR and how does it benefit the private sector?
The SOCAR demonstrates that development opportunities in the Wider Caribbean Region, and economic sectors that depend on the coastal and marine environment, are at high risk from the negative impacts of marine pollution.
Sea Turtle Recovery Action Plan for Jamaica - CEP Technical Report No. 54
The primary objective of this document is to present a strategy for a national effort to ensure sustained recovery of depleted sea turtle stocks. To reach this objective, the authors of this document, with the assistance ...
Regional Strategy for the Control of Invasive Lionfish in the Wider Caribbean: International Coral Reef Initiative - CEP Technical Report 76
(International Coral Reef Initiative, 2013)
The lionfish is the first reef fish invasive species to become established in the Wider Caribbean Region threatening coral reef ecosystems and associated ecological and economic benefits. Although eradication is now unlikely, ...
Creating A Marine Protected Area Network in the Wider Caribbean
The ecosystem of the Caribbean has evolved over millions of years of geological and biological processes that have shaped the islands and marine environments of the region. These processes have created diverse and complex ...
Turning the Golden Tide: Engaging Women and Youth in Sargassum Influx Management
This summary document is based on the updated UNEP-CEP Sargassum White Paper. The brief: • Provides key messages that highlight the vulnerability of women and youth to sargassum influx events. • Details the role women ...
Sargassum Influx Update for Policy Makers
The brief outlines the causes and effects of sargassum influxes, presents a sargassum strategy framework, highlights the complexity in Caribbean transboundary coordination and outlines important sargassum stakeholders. ...