This map identifies 131 eutrophic and hypoxic coast zones in North America and the Caribbean. Sixty-two have documented hypoxia, 59 are areas of concern, and 10 are systems in recovery.
The Caribbean region, as defined by this analysis, encompasses 35 countries and territories bordering the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean sea, including the oceanic island of Bermuda.
Threats to reefs from coastal development were estimated based on distance from cities, ports, airports, and dive tourism centers, as well as population density, population growth, and tourism growth
Agriculture, though important to economic development and food security, is a source of increased sediment, nutrient, and pesticide runoff.
Threats to reefs from sedimentation and pollution from inland sources were modeled for over 3,000 watersheds discharging into the Caribbean.
This map identifies 415 eutrophic and hypoxic coastal systems worldwide. Of these, 169 are documented hypoxic areas, 233 are areas of concern and 13 are systems in recovery.
This map shows logging concessions and protected areas in the Republic of Congo in 2008. It distinguishes between active and non active logging concessions, and includes roads and other land cover types.
This map shows forest land allocation in the national forest estate in Cameroon as of June 2006. It includes information about the different categories of land use within the permanent and the non permanent forest estates.
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