Country Profiles

Country Profiles

Birdlife [Avifauna] Profiles

see 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]

Guam

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 alsoImportant bird areas of the Pacific [IBAs] (2010) [Birdlife Pacific]

IBA Profiles:

Guam

IBA Reports:

Guam

* 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

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 & Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests

Marianas [Northern Mariana Islands, Guam]

Environment Statistics - Country Snapshots [UN; 2009]

Guam

Forestry Country Profiles

Mongabay Rainforest profiles:

Guam

Invasive Species : Country Profiles [ISSG]

see NBII Invasive Species information Node profiles

Guam

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

Guam

Mangrove and Wetlands Profiles

see : 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] - Guam

Marine Resource Profiles

State of Coral Reef Systems

Guam (2005; 1.52mb) , Guam (2008; 2.74mb)

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:

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:

NOAA's Coral Reef Information System - Pacific profiles

Guam

see also:

Marine Resources Assessment for the Marianas Operating Area (2005; 15.28mb)

Pacific Regional information System - PRISM [SPC]

Environmental and Climate Statistics

Guam

Political Reviews [Contemporary Pacific]

Guam

 

Protected Areas

Protected Planet - Search the World Database on Protected Areas

Protected area profiles in Guam

Reefbase GIS data for marine protected areas in Guam
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

SPC Country Profiles:

Guam

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

Threatened species: Summary of species on the 2008 IUCN Red List

Guam

UNEP Country Profiles [* poorly maintained and little information available]

Guam

Water Data Country Profiles [USGS]

Guam

World Factbook Country Profiles [CIA]

Guam

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