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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 15: Life on Land

Organizations relating to Islands

International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1993
Confederation of Employers' Organizations of the Indian Ocean Islands / Est. 1992
Network of the Insular Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the European Union / Chios, Greece / Est. 1999
Indian Ocean Islands Association for Environmental Assessment / Est. 2002
Evangelical Alliance of the South Pacific Islands
International Center for Medicine and Law, Staten Island / Est. 1982
Institute of Island Studies / Charlottetown PE, Canada / Est. 1985
International Small Islands Studies Association / Msida, Malta / Est. 1992
Islands and Small States Institute, Malta / Msida, Malta / Est. 1989
Mediterranean Island Network / Est. 1996
Island Resources Foundation / Est. 1972
Southern African and Islands Hydrographic Commission / Monaco, Monaco / Est. 1996
United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States / New York NY, USA / Est. 2001
Small Island Developing States Network / New York NY, USA
Pacific Islanders in Communications / Est. 1991
Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Insular Coastal Dynamics / Msida, Malta / Est. 1987
International Scientific Council for Island Development / Est. 1989
Forum Telecommunications Programme / Est. 1989
Pacific Islands Forests and Trees Support Programme / Est. 1997
Caritas inter-îles
Centre for Documentation, Research and Training on the Islands of the South West Indian Ocean / Est. 1981
Issue Based Indian Ocean Network / Est. 1985
Weisse Inseln / Est. 1954
South Pacific Islands Criminal Intelligence Network / Est. 1987

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World Problems relating to Islands

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Legal havens
Threatened island habitats
Inadequate transport systems for isolated islands
Territorial disputes between states
Rising sea level
Disaster hazards to island populations
Threatened remnant habitats
Threatened species of Dromaius baudinianus
Threatened species of Gerygone modesta
Threatened species of Dryococelus australis
Threatened species of Chelodina mccordi
Threatened species of Anagotus stephenensis
Threatened species of Phelsuma guentheri
Threatened species of Phalacrocorax featherstoni
Threatened species of Cyanoramphus cookii
Threatened species of Bolyeria multocarinata
Threatened species of Peromyscus polionotus phasma
Threatened species of Lewinia muelleri
Threatened species of Gallirallus wakensis
Threatened species of Sminthopsis aitkeni
Threatened species of Geochelone nigra abingdoni
Threatened species of Geochelone nigra darwini
Threatened species of Geochelone
Threatened species of Petroica traversi
Threatened species of Phalacrocorax

Action Strategies relating to Islands

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Assessing small island carrying capacity and development options
Conserving island animals and plants
Growing cotton
Protecting island populations
Educating for integrated island management
Adapting coast management techniques to environmental conditions on small islands
Surveying natural resources of small islands
Assisting coastal and island states to expand marine research capabilities
Conserving Socotra Island desert ecoregion
Conserving Hainan Island forest ecoregion
Conserving Andaman Islands forest ecoregion
Conserving Nansei Shoto Archipelago forest ecoregion
Conserving Galapagos Islands scrub ecoregion
Conserving Seychelles and Mascarene Islands forest ecoregion
Conserving South Pacific island forest ecoregion
Conserving Gulf of Guinea island forest ecoregion
Conserving South Island temperate rainforest ecoregion
Conserving New Guinea outer islands/Solomon Islands moist forest ecoregion
Supporting sustainable development of small island developing countries
Increasing cross-island access
Improving inter-island information exchanges
Using land-locked and island countries as havens
Limiting cross-island access
Increasing outer island trade
Implementing island development project

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