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1. Africa Data Sampler (ADS): Digital Data Sets for Africa Available from the World Resources Institute (WRI) [ADS_WRI]
The following information was abstracted from a WRI Publications announcement: Africa Data Sampler (ADS) The ADS is an internationally comparable set of digital maps ...


2. EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal [WRI_EarthTrends]
EarthTrends is an online collection of information regarding the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world. Committed to the principle that accurate information ...


3. Continental Shelf Area [geodata_1085]
According to the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea, the Continental Shelf is the area of the seabed and subsoil which extends beyond the territorial sea to a distance of 200 nautical miles from ...


4. Length of Coastline [geodata_1088]
The measurement of an irregular and curving feature such as a nation's coastal length is scale-dependent and very difficult to measure. Maps of individual islands for example, frequently show great ...


5. Threats to Reefs [geodata_0383]
The Reefs at Risk Indicator of estimated threat to the world?s coral reefs is available as a geographically- referenced data set. The Reefs at Risk Indicator was developed at The World Resources ...


6. Claimed Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) [geodata_0279]
The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is an international agreement that sets conditions and limits on the use and exploitation of the oceans. This Convention also sets the ...


7. Exclusive Fishing Zone (EFZ) [geodata_0278]
The exclusive fishing zone or fishery zone refers to an area beyond the outer limit of the territorial sea (12 nautical miles from the coast) in which the coastal State has the right to fish, subject ...


8. Territorial Sea [geodata_0277]
Territorial sea is defined under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) as the 12-nautical mile zone from the baseline or low-water line along the coast. The coastal State's ...


9. World Resources from the World Resources Institute (WRI) [WRI_WORLD_RESOURCES]
The latest World Resources reference is an authoritative assessment of the world's natural resources. The World Resources Institute (WRI), in collaboration with the United Nations Development ...


10. Coastlines at Risk - An Index of Potential Development-Related Threats to Coastal Ecosystems [WRI_coastlinesatrisk]
An index of potential threats to coastal ecosystems due to development-related activities was developed. These threats range from habitat destruction, to sewage and industrial pollution, and to species ...


11. Climate Analysis Indicators Database from the World Resources Institute (WRI) [WRI_CAIT]
The Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) is an information and analysis tool on global climate change. It provides a comprehensive and comparable database of greenhouse gas emissions data (including ...


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