Grey literature | 2021
This report is a consolidation of in-country data gathered during 2020 in three Pacific countries: Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu. For the purpose of this report, all regional data analysis is based on these countries only. Data collection encompassed three sectors — household and commercial, tourism…
News | 25 Apr, 2023
Ziad Samaha tragically passed away on 22 April 2023 following a diving accident, at the age of 42. Ziad was the IUCN Marine and Coastal Zone Management Programme Manager for the Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) for nearly ten years, until June 2022.
Story | 24 Apr, 2023
Today we honour a dear IUCN colleague and friend - Ziad Samaha - who was a true champion for conservation in the Mediterranean.
Grey literature | 2023
To inform gender-responsive programming for the Plastic Waste Free Islands project, IUCN commissioned a study to provide an analysis of plastic pollution in the tourism, waste management, and fisheries sectors of the PWFI islands in the Caribbean (Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, and Saint Lucia)…
Story | 16 Mar, 2023
A new report from the IUCN Plastic Waste Free Islands project answers the question, “What are key human rights issues arising from plastic pollution in the tourism, fisheries, and waste management sectors in the PWFI islands and how do these issues impact men and women differently?”
Grey literature | 2022
The impacts of marine plastics on the fisheries and tourism sectors in 2019 were estimated for Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu. Impact estimates were based on both plastic accumulation and leakage into the marine environment from these countries and other countries in the Southern Pacific.