Federated States of Micronesia National Environment Management Strategy 2019-2023
SPREP Publications, Island and Ocean Ecosystems
Pacific island countries are increasingly exposed to series of environmental hazards that threaten the health of the Pacific islands communities and its natural environment. Climate change tops the list of big issues across all island groups, while local environment battles are being waged over deforestation, land and sea mining, urban migration, infrastructure deelopment and population growth. These brings with its environmental issues such as waste pollution, invasive species, unsafe water, poor sanitation, air pollution, hazardous chemicals and occupational hazards which contributes to poor livelihood.