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Environment - Policy and management
Understanding the ecological impact of tideland reclamation
This article has two parts. Part I reviews the ecological dimension of wetlands, focusing on energy and nutrient flows that characterize the productivity of tidal flats. Part II introduces the policy and planning dimensions of wetland management in the Republic of Korea. After a brief overview of Korea's wetlands, information and
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0013.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Status of environment and natural resources in Small Island Developing States
This article reviews the status of the environment and natural resources in small island developing states. The information has been extracted from "Environment and Natural Resources in Small Island Developing States", prepared for the Special Ministerial Conference On Agriculture In Small Island Developing States (Rome, 12 March 1999).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0015.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Use of indicators in sustainable agriculture and rural development
Sustainability indicators look at economic, social and environmental information in an integrated manner. Used effectively, they reveal conditions and trends that help in development planning and decision-making. This article suggests that the development of sustainability indicators must be closely tied to the development of national and subnational information systems for agricultural planning a... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPan0001.htm

Environment - Policy and management
FAO's contribution to the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities
The article identifies the areas in which FAO could contribute, including identification and assessment of problems related to pesticides, nutrients, sediment mobilization, forest management in coastal areas and aquaculture management in inland and coastal areas.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0018.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Conservation and use of biological diversity and genetic resources
The article examines various issues, including biodiversity and genetic resources, aquatic ecosystems, plant genetic resources, animal genetic resources and wildlife, tropical forests, and the role of FAO in these areas.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0007.htm

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