UNEP-IOC-IUCN-WMO Global Task Team on the Implications of Climate Change on Coral Reefs

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History

27-28 June 1992, Guam, at first meeting, by United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and Association of South Pacific Environmental Institutions (ASPEI). Original title: UNEP-IOC-ASPEI Global Task Force on the Implications of Climate Change on Coral Reefs. From 2-4 June 1993, Miami FL (USA), at 2nd meeting, with the inclusion of International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), referred to as UNEP-IOC-ASPEI-IUCN Global Task Team on the Implications of Climate Change on Coral Reefs. Subsequently a joint team of UNEP and IOC with IUCN and World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Advised UNEP and IOC on the development of Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) as part of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI). Ceased to exist when GCRMN became operational.

Aims

Provide scientific and technical advice to sponsoring bodies.

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Activities

Has prepared a global overview of the potential impacts of climate change and sea-level rise on coral reefs.

Structure

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 9 countries
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Subjects *

  • Meteorology
    • Meteorology
  • Climatology
    • Climate
  • Oceanography
    • Oceanography
  • Geology
    • Land and Coastal Forms
  • Resources
    • Precious Stones
  • Environment
    • Environment
  • Conservation
    • Conservation

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E3045

Last News Received

1998
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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