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Current and future climate of Tonga

This was an integrated effort by all concerned with the coastline in Tonga.

This EIA report has thus been prepared by the Ministry of Environment and Communications with technical assistance from the JICA Preparatory Survey. The requirements stipulated in the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2010, and JICA’s “Guidelines for Environmental and Social Considerations (2010)” were referred in the process.

Integrated Coastal management applied conscious management process that acknowledge the interrelationships among most coastal and ocean uses and the environment that potentially affected.

This online interactive atlas is complimented by both a hard copy and e-copy. The Marine Atlas for the Tonga compiles over a hundred datasets from countless data providers and for the first time makes marine and coastal information accessible and usable as data layers and as raw data. The Tonga Marine Atlas was prepared by the Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Management in Pacific Island Countries (MACBIO) project

Marine Spatial Planning is an integrated and participatory planning process and tool that seeks to balance ecological, economic, and social objectives, aiming for sustainable marine resource use and prosperous blue economies.

This atlas is part of MACBIO’s support to its partner countries’ marine spatial planning processes. These processes aim to balance uses with the need to effectively manage and protect the rich natural capital upon which those uses rely.

A report on a nation-wide “lessons learned” conference on marine Special Management Areas in Ha’apai, facilitated by MACBIO and Department of Fisheries and the Civil Society Forum of Tonga.

This report presents, for the first time, marine bioregions across the Southwest Pacific in general, and Tonga in particular, at a scale that can be used nationally, as a basis for the systematic identification of an ecologically representative system of marine protected areas.

Bioregions, of course, are just one of the important data layers in indentifying an ecologically representative system of marine protected areas.

A report on the identification of special and/or unique marine areas (SUMAs) in Tonga.

excel file of the different measurements of the various beach lengths in Tonga

Following the assessment of the environmental and social economic impacts, as well as the potential impacts to the social uses of site, it has been determined that the proposed site for the project appears to be suitable for the development. This determination takes into account the environment, construction feasibility and economic values of the proposed development.

This chapter provides a brief description of Tonga, its past and present climate as well as projections for the future. The climate observation network and the availability of atmospheric and oceanic data records are outlined.

The Plan is country owned and led, and was developed with the full participation of and in consultation with internal stakeholders, and private sector and community representatives.

This plan outlines the objectives, current status, the challenges and the proposed solutions for the fisheries sector of Tonga.

The aim of this brief is to outline the opportunities that exist for PICs like Tonga in planning for selective inclusion of genetically modified food for long term resilience.

The process to develop the Tonga Energy Road Map represents a joint effort among the Government of Tonga (GoT), Tonga Power Ltd. (TPL) and the development partners. The key analytical studies which form the inputs to the Road Map are financed by different agencies.

This feasibility study was based on information gathered remotely, consultation with Tongan government agencies, community representatives and researchers familiar with the island. The authors did not visit Late and thus the recommendations presented herein do not reflect direct knowledge of the island.

As part of the development of this report, a survey was conducted of around 88% of the Hihifo residents. The
results highlighted that the future of Hihifo’s water supply requires the integration of rainwater and public water
supply system.

A presentation by Mr Taaniela Kula - from the "Groundwater Governance: a Global Framework for Action"