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Micronesia (Federated States of) - Overview

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Status and Trends of Biodiversity

Overview

The islands of the Federated States of Micronesia are located in western Pacific Ocean. The reefs, which provide coastal protection and the source of livelihood for a majority of Micronesians, are home to nearly 1000 species of fish and more than 350 species of hard coral. The islands contain over 1000 plant species, at least 200 of which are endemic... More »

National Biodiversity Strategy Action Plan

Major features of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

The national vision described in the NBSAP consists of having more extensive, diverse, and higher quality of marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystems, which meet human needs and aspirations fairly, preserve and utilize traditional knowledge and practices, and fulfill the ecosystem functions necessary for all life on Earth... More »

National Contacts

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Convention on Biological Diversity

H.E.Mr. Marion Henry
CBD Primary NFP
Ms. Alissa Takesy
ICNP ABS NFP, Protected Areas NFP

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Hon. Mr. Peter M. Christian
BCH NFP

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