oceanexpert oceanexpert

© 2017, UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE, Ostend, Belgium   Find us on Google+

Details of Mr Peter-John Meynell   


Gender male
Job title Independent Consultant
60 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9PS UK, Also based in South-east Asia, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel +856 20 77112277
You must log in with an approved account to view email addresses.
Social Media Links
You must log in with an approved account to view social media links


Degree BA, Biochemistry (Oxon), MSc Applied Hydrobiology (London), MSc Agricultural Extension (Reading)
Job type Natural Resource Management , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution
Research Activities Independent consultant on environment and development issues related to water and wetlands resource management, based in South-East Asia and operating internationally. Until recently running the Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Programme in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam

French (Fair), Spanish (Fair)
Research Region 71, South China Sea, Southern Africa
Skills/Expertise Environmental Impact Assessment, Marine and coastal resource management, Oil spill management planning, Wetlands Conservation and sustainable use, Mangrove conservation and management, Small-scale fisheries, Biodiversity conservation, Project management.
Comments Currently based in South East Asia, PO Box 4340, Vientiane, Lao PDR, Tel +856 20 77112277
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr Peter-John MEYNELL)

2005 : Use of IUCN Red-listing process as a basis for assessing biodiversity threat and impacts in Environmental Impact Assessment. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal. Vol 23(1) 65-72. March 2005
1984 : Small scale Fisheries Co-operatives : some lessons for the future. COPAC occasional Paper No. 2.
1973 : A Hydrobiological survey of a small Spanish river grossly polluted by oil refinery and petrochemical wastes. Freshwater Biology 3, 503-520.
1995 : Sustainable Management of the Coastal Ecosystem in the Korangi Phitti Creeks. In ?The Arabia Sea? - Living marine resources and the Environment Eds. Thompson, M-F. and Tirmizi N.M. Vanguard Books Lahore Pakistan.
1989 : Success and failure in Fishermen?s Organisations - Results and analysis of Case studies of fishermens? organisations in developing countries. FAO/COPAC Rome.
1998 : with Pirot, J-Y and Elder, D. Ecosystem Management: Lessons from around the World. (IUCN, World Bank)
1996 : Guidelines for Aid Agencies for Improved Conservation and Sustainable use of Tropical and Sub-Tropical Wetlands. OECD Development Assistance Committee Guidelines on Aid and Environment No.9 (OECD - Paris)
1995 : with M Tahir Qureshi. Water Resource Management in the Indus River Delta, Pakistan. In ?Parks? Vol 5. No.2 (IUCN - Protected Area Programme)
1994 : Sustainable Management of the Coastal Ecosystem of the Northern Indus Delta. Presented at the International Symposium organised by Linnean Society of London (The Indus River : Biodiversity, Resources Humankind)
1993 : with M. Tahir Qureshi. Pollution : Sustainable Management of Mangroves in the Indus Delta. Case study included in Davis, T.J. ?Towards Wise Use of Wetlands? (Ramsar Convention Bureau

Created: 2007-07-11 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Peter-John MEYNELL