The latest issue of Blue Diamonds is now available and focuses on resilience of coastal ecosystems to climate change. The concept of resilience can be understood as the ability of an ecological or social system to cope with changes or shocks, as well as maintaining or restoring functional processes when disrupted. To download the newsletter please click here
Blue Diamonds (formerly GPA Outreach) is a quarterly newsletter to raise awareness among stakeholders of issues and activities relating to the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (GPA–Marine). The Secretariat for GPA-Marine is hosted by the UNEP Marine and Coastal Ecosystems Branch of the Division of Environmental Policy Implementation (DEPI). Stakeholder Forum edits and produces Blue Diamonds.