BERMUDA BIODIVERSITY

COUNTRY STUDY

 


Table of Contents:


Executive Summary and Introduction  (98 KB)

 

Country Context (329 KB)
Physical Geography
Climate
Oceanography
Human Population and Demography
People and Culture
Legislative and Political Structure
Infrastructure
Property Rights and Tenure
Land Use
Industry
Socio-Economic Situation


Status of Bermuda's Biodiversity  (852 KB)
Biogeography
Diversity of Habitats
Species Diversity


Threats to Bermuda's Biodiversity  (549 KB)
Habitat Destruction
Development
Pollutants
Invasive Species
Chains of Extinction
Over-Harvesting
Climate Change
Natural Pathogens
Lack of Awareness


Status of Biological Resources  (219 KB)
Users of Biological Resources and Extent of Use
Use of Bio-technology and Genetic Extraction
Access to Genetic Resources
Assessments of Sustainability
Economic Value of Biological Resources


Values of Biodiversity  (257 KB)
Economic Values
Non-Economic Valuations of the Resources
Cultural and Traditional Values of Biodiversity


Existing Agencies for Biodiversity Conservation and their Roles  (166 KB) <
Government Agencies
Non-Governmental Organizations
Educational/Research Institutions
Business Involvement
International Co-orperation Exchange Projects
Community Groups
Training for Biodiversity Conservation
Existing Financial Resources for Biodiversity Conservation

Existing Biodiversity Conservation Programmes  (519 KB)
Research
In Situ Measures for Species and Habitats
Protected Marine Areas
Protected Marine Species
Protected Terrestrial Areas
Protected Terrestrial Species
Ex Situ Measures for Species
Contingency Plans
Invasive Species Prevention
Biodiversity Information Systems
Education and Public Awareness
Advocacy
Monitoring Systems
Incentive Systems
Legislation and Policy
Legislation for Protected Areas and Species
Legislation Regulating Land Development
Legislation for Environmental Impact and Liability
Legislation for Pollution and Waste Disposal
Legislation for Public Health/Human Disease
International Treaties and Conventions

Problem Analysis  (500 KB)
Socio-Economic and Development Context
Human Pressures on the Environment
Key Sectors Affecting Biodiversity
Key Threats to Biodiversity
Underlying Causes of Biodiversity Loss
Current Constraints to Biodiversity Conservation
Current Opportunities for Biodiversity Conservation

Annex