Theme: "Healthy Land, Healthy Living "

What is Land Degradation Neutrality?

The state of land whereby the amount and quality of land resources necessary to support:

  • ecosystem function and services
  • ¬†enhance food security remain stable

What are the main Land Degradation issues in Kiribati?

  • Population pressure in urban centers
  • Coastal erosion due to climate change and sea level rise
  • Pollution by waste oil
  • Land pollution from poor management of solid waste
  • Sea water intrusion
  • Mining of beach and sand and aggregates
  • Land clearing for developmental purposes
  • Burning of waste and debris
  • Rubbish burning and bush fires
  • degradation of habitat from pollution
  • Sea level rise
  • Water flooding from heavy rainfall
  • Poor waste management / littering
Resources
Ecological Maps

Mangrove

Buibui Sites

Pandanus Site

Gallery
Marakei Trip
North Tarawa Trip
Butaritari Trip