Country Profiles

Country Profiles

Adaptation Learning Mechanism [climate change adaptation] country profiles
Federated States of Micronesia

Asian Development Bank Country Profiles and Strategies
Federated States of Micronesia

Biodiversity Clearinghouse Mechanism websites
Federated States of Micronesia

see also Maps of biodiversity significance

Biosafety Profiles [CBD Biosafety Clearinghouse Mechanism]
Federated States of Micronesia

Birdlife [Avifauna] Profilessee Avibase - Bird Checklists of the World - browsable by country and by individual island within the Pacific region - excellent data source

see also Species profiles [*For the Globally Threatened Birds (those evaluated as Critically Endangered, Endangered and Vulnerable), each factsheet contains a summary account, range map and an illustration, plus additional data tables. For Extinct, Extinct in the Wild, Near Threatened, Least Concern and Data Deficient species, each contains a concise summary paragraph and some additional data tables.] [Birdlife International]
Federated States of Micronesia

see also Endemic Bird Areas [EBAs] of the Pacific [incl. Aitutaki (secondary area) ; East Caroline Islands ; Fiji ; Gilbert Islands (secondary area) ; Henderson Island ; Mariana Islands ; Marquesas Islands ; Marshall Islands (secondary area) ; Nauru (secondary area) ; Niuafo‘ou (secondary area) ; Niue (secondary area) ; Northern Line Islands (secondary area) ; Palau ; Pitcairn (secondary area) ; Rapa (secondary area) ; Rimatara ; Rotuma (secondary area) ; Samoan Islands ; Society Islands ; Southern Cook Islands ; Tonga (secondary area) ; Tuamotu archipelago ; Wake Island (secondary area) ; Wallis and Futuna (secondary area) ; Yap Islands ] [Birdlife International]see also Important bird areas of the Pacific [IBAs] (2010) [Birdlife Pacific]

IBA Profiles:
Federated States of Micronesia

IBA Reports:
Federated States of Micronesia

* order the complete CD-ROM 'Important bird areas in the Pacific: a compendium' from the SPREP IRC

see also Pacific regional overview [Birdlife International]
see also Globally Threatened Birds (those evaluated as Critically Endangered, Endangered and Vulnerable) of Oceania [Birdlife International]
see also State of the World's birds website and report [Birdlife International] - including Pacific country case studies

Climate Lab profiles
Federated States of Micronesia

Climate Risk Profile
Federated States of Micronesia (2005; 474kb)

see also Climate Change in the Federated States of Micronesia Food and Water Security, Climate Risk Management, and Adaptive Strategies [UH] (2010; 1.47mb)

Country Climate Profile [UNDP]
* Sourced from the Adaptation Learning Mechanism, a knowledge sharing platform developed by UNDP in partnership with the Global Environment Facility, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the World Bank, and the United Nations Environment Programme.

Earthtrends Thematic Country Profiles [WRI]
Agriculture and food, Biodiversity and protected areas, Climate and atmosphere, Coastal and marine ecosystems, Economics, business and the environment, Energy and resources, Environmental governance and institutions, Forests, grasslands and drylands, Population, health and human well-being, Water resources and freshwater ecosystems.

Ecoregion Profiles [World Wildlife Fund]
Tropical Moist Forests
Caroline Islands tropical [FSM]

Tropical & Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Yap [FSM]

Environment Statistics - Country Snapshots [UN; 2009]
Federated States of Micronesia

Environmental Vulnerability Index - Country Profiles [SOPAC / UNEP]
Federated States of Micronesia

EU Pacific Country Environment Profiles

see EU Country Partnership Profiles [incl. environment and EDF10 strategies]
Federated States of Micronesia

FAO Country Profiles and Mapping Information System
Federated States of Micronesia

FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Country Profiles
Federated States of Micronesia

Fishbase Biodiversity Country Profiles (all fish)
Federated States of Micronesia

Forestry Country Profiles
Forestry Department Country Profiles [FAO]
Federated States of Micronesia

see also FAO Forest Resource Assessment : Country Reports [2010]
Federated States of Micronesia (2010; 244kb)

see also FAO Forest Resources Assessments - Data collection for the Pacific region [2000]
Federated States of Micronesia - pt 1 / pt 2

see also State of the World's Forests 2007: Asia and the Pacific [FAO] (2008; 1.77mb)
see alsoTropical and subtropical forest profiles prepared by the World Wildlife Fund

Global Biodiversity Information Forum [GBIF] Country Profiles
Federated States of Micronesia

see also GBIF Google Earth Country Links
Federated States of Micronesia

Global Environment Facility (GEF) Country Profiles
Use the drop down menu to go to the individual profiles - includes GEF-4 Allocation and Utilization , Approved Projects and Projects Under Preparation

Integrated Water Resource Management Profiles [SOPAC]
Federated States of Micronesia

Invasive Species : Country Profiles [ISSG]
Federated States of Micronesia

see also PIER reports on invasive species in Pacific islands:
Federated States of Micronesia - Chuuk, Kosrae

see also NBII Invasive Species information Node profiles
Federated States of Micronesia

Land-based pollutants inventory for the South Pacific region: Part 2: Regional summary and country profiles [SPREP] (1993; 19mb)

Laws and legislation
SPREP National Laws and Legislation clearinghouse
Federated States of Micronesia

see also 'Legislative reviews' in Country Reports (below)

Mangrove and Wetlands Profiles [ *from Proceedings of the Pacific Regional Workshop on Mangrove Wetlands Protection and Sustainable Use . SPREP, 2002.]
Federated States of Micronesia (2002; 158kb)

see also: A Directory of Wetlands in Oceania [1993]
see also: Wetlands of the Pacific Island Region (2008; 882kb)
see also: IWMI Global Wetlands - Interactive Web Map Server - includes countries of Oceania
see also: Wetlands in Oceania - country profiles and wetlands information [UNEP-WCMC] - Federated States of Micronesia

Marine Resource Profiles

State of Coral Reef Systems
Federated States of Micronesia (2005; 1.45mb),Federated States of Micronesia (2008; 3.17mb),

see also:

The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2008 (2008)

The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States:2005 (2005; 5.47mb)

see also:

State of the marine environment in the South Pacific Region (1990; 3.48mb)

see also:

Reefbase Country Profiles (coral reefs, reef fish, biodiversity)
Federated States of Micronesia

see also GIS data for corals in the Pacific from Reefbase - browse by country and reef profile
see also GIS data for marine protected areas in the Pacific from Reefbase - browse by country and ecosystem

see also:

Status of Coral Reef Systems of the World: 2008 (2008; 20mb)

Chapter 14 - Status of Coral Reef Resources in Micronesia and American Samoa (2008; 1.95mb)

see also:

NOAA's Coral Reef Information System - Pacific profiles
Federated States of Micronesia

MPA Global Profiles (marine protected areas database)
Federated States of Micronesia

National Communications Support Programme [Climate] Profiles [UNDP]
Federated States of Micronesia

Pacific Biodiversity Information Forum Country Data:
Federated States of Micronesia

Pacific Regional information System - PRISM [SPC]
Environmental and Climate Statistics
Federated States of Micronesia

 

Protected Areas
Protected Planet - Search the World Database on Protected Areas

Protected Area Profiles in Federated States of Micronesia

Reefbase GIS data for Marine Protected Areas in the Pacific - Federates States of Micronesia
see also GIS data for Marine Protected Areas in the Pacific - browse by country and ecosystem

SocMon Profiles (Socioeconomic Monitoring Initiative for Coastal Management - Pacific
Federated States of Micronesia


~Pacific Protected Areas database (PBIF)

Federated States of Micronesia~World Database on Protected Areas - Pacific site profiles
Federated States of Micronesia

Protected Areas Management Effectiveness profiles
Fedrated States of Micronesia (*use drop down menus on website to access country data)

see also: Protected Areas of the Pacific Islands profiles [UNEP / WCMC]
Maps of the Pacific Islands
Wetlands in Oceania - country profiles and wetlands information - Federated States of Micronesia

see also Protected Area profiles on www.protectedplanet.net
Federated States of Micronesia

see also GIS data for marine protected areas in the Pacific - browse by country and ecosystem
see also MPA Global Profiles (marine protected areas database) above

SocMon profiles (Socioeconomic Monitoring Initiative for Coastal Management )
Federated States of Micronesia

SPC Country Profiles:
Federated States of Micronesia

SPREP Country Profiles: Exchange of Information by Members at SPREP Annual Meetings:
- Exchamge of information by Members on National Developments related to Natural Resource Management Priority of the Action Plan [2007]

see Agenda Item 6.1: Country Profiles of the Report and record of the 18th SPREP Meeting of Officials in Apia, Samoa on 11th to 14th September 2007

- Exchange of information by Members on national developments related to Pollution Prevention priority of the SPREP Action Plan [2008]
see Agenda Item 8.6: Country Profiles of the Report and record of the19th SPREP Annual Meeting of Officials in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia on 8–12 September 2008

- Exchange of Information by Members on National Developments Related to the Climate Change Focus Area of the SPREP Action Plan [2009]
see Agenda Item 11.2: Country Profiles of the Report and record of the 20th SPREP Annual Meeting of Officials in Apia, Samoa on 17 - 20 November 2009

- Exchange of Information by Members on Year of Biodiversity [2010]
see Agenda Item 11.3: Country Profiles of the Report and record of the 21st SPREP Meeting of Officials in Madang, Papua New Guinea on 6-10 September 2010
see also individual profiles for: Wallis and Futuna

Sustainable Development Profiles (UN Agenda 21)
Federated States of Micronesia

Threatened species: Summary of species on the 2008 IUCN Red List
Federated States of Micronesia

UNCCD Country Profiles:
Federated States of Micronesia

UNEP Country Profiles [* poorly maintained and little information available]
Federated States of Micronesia

Water Resource Profiles [SOPAC - Pacific water - http://www.pacificwater.org/]
Federated States of Micronesia

see also "Pacific Regional Consultation on Water in Small Island Countries" - country briefing papers (2003)
Federated States of Micronesia

WHO Environmental Health Profiles
Federated States of Micronesia

World Bank Country Profiles [country summary / statistics]
Federated States of Micronesia

World Factbook Country Profiles [CIA]
Federated States of Micronesia

World Ocean Database 2005 [NOAA]
Geographically sorted data for the Pacific Ocean [datasets]

see also Environmental indicators: South Pacific (UNEP: 2004; 6.23mb)
see also Polynesia / Micronesia Biodiversity Hotspot Ecosystem Profile (2007; 1.16mb)

see also Paciifc Biodiversity Information Forum website and databases