Giant clams on Kosrae's reefs are still considered as an important food resources, but over harvesting has widely depleted the reefs of Kosrae. Restocking the reefs is an effective means for building resiliency and diversity for rural communities, promoting food security and economic well being for the island people. Alarming now is the increasingly higher distance between two wild clams, making natural spawning- is less or very limited.
Press release regarding the iNFORM Data Portal Project and Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) National Implementation Plan (NIP) trainings held in Yap State from June 10-11, 2019, facilitated by FSM Department of Environment, Climate Change, and Emergency Management (DECEM).
FSM States Inform data portal training presentations
Invasive Species Taskforce of Pohnpei (iSTOP) strives to enhance and preserve the natural biodiversity of Pohnpei State through collaborative efforts at all levels of our society while cooperating with neighboring states and countries to identify, prevent, and eradicate or manage/control invasive species.