Monday, 6th July 2020 the Department of Environment formally welcomed the new Minister to the Ministry of Natural Resources, Hon. Esa Sharon Mona Ainu'u, or otherwise fondly known by all as Hon. Mona Ainu'u. She is the only female parliamentarian in the current Cabinet Ministers of the Government of Niue.
The themes of the SOE were selected by local stakeholders and experts to provide a checklist on the state of the environment for Niue. A number of sub-topics and indicators were identified under the themes to help focus
the discussion and this SOE report.
The government of Niue commissioned this State of Environment report with the purpose of:
* Providing all Niueans with the most up-to-date information on the state of the environment that is the backbone of the economy and community wellbeing; and
Dataset that provides a direct link to Niue's data hosted on the GBIF website/ records.
Environment (Development Consent and Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017
This dataset contains various pdf reports related to forests in Niue:
* Niue Forest-Land Restoration – design, methodologies, practice and recommendations - Report 2017
* Forest Conservation and Protected Area Management - Final Report 2017
* Forestry Report 2010
* Forest Management Plan 2013
Niue's Joint National Action Plan (JNAP) for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management provides a three year plan of action to address existing gaps relating to vulnerability to climate change impacts and disasters.
Environmental impact assessment (EIA) is a tool that is used to assess and manage individual development projects, with an aim of maximising positive benefits and minimising negative impacts for local communities and their environment. When used effectively, EIA can help to support the achievement of green growth targets, climate change resilience, and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
A global review of species-specific shark-fin-to-body-mass ratios and relevant legislation