All articles for the topic: Aquatic ecology

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Mangroves for coastal defence

This practical guidebook summarises the findings of three technical reviews on mangroves and provides practical management recommendations to coastal zone managers and policymakers.

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The Role of Mangroves in Fisheries Enhancement

Some 210 million people live in low elevation areas within 10 km of mangroves and many of these directly benefit from mangrove-associated fisheries. Yet, these people are often unaware of...

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Building with Nature Indonesia - reaching scale for coastal resilience

Building permeable structures. Photo by Nanang Sujana

Adaptation context

Northern Java’s deltaic shorelines suffer from land subsidence and severe erosion, in...

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Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on Our Water Future

Executive Summary

To date, water resources have been overused and their true value has been underappreciated in Canada. In light of current and forthcoming challenges, including the...

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Building coastal resilience in Tambon Klong Yang

Source: Raks Thai Foundation

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Tambon Koh Klong Yang is located in the north of Koh Lanta district. Climate change intensifies weather...

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Mainstreaming EbA in Tanzania

Tanzania

Tanzania hosts a variety of ecosystems, including mountain, drylands, wetlands, coastal and marine ecosystems. These ecosystems directly support the livelihoods of many Tanzanians...

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Gazi mangrove restoration project

The WD-NACE team visited the womens' community group in Gazi who maintain and manage a mangrove ecosystem restoration project. Gazi Bay is bordered by 6.2 square kilometres (2.4 square...

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning for Mangrove Systems

(Originally published at ClimatePrep.org, April 2012) 

Along the west coast of Viti Levu, Fiji’s largest island, the communities of Tikina Wai have lived near mangrove forests for many...

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Role of tropical wetlands for adaptation and mitigation

Tropical wetland ecosystems such as peatlands and mangroves play an important role in mitigating, and adapting to climate change.

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NCAP Vietnam Water Resources

For the assessment of the potential climate change impacts on water resources, different modeling methods were used, including MIKE11 and MIKEBASIN. The input data that was used included...

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Ghana Water

Water Resource Management

Despite the fact that Ghana has considerable surface and groundwater resources, water resources will be hit hard under climate change. Under a changed climate, lower...

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San Andres de Tumaco System Description

San Andres de Tumaco System Description

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Key findings from Mali NCAP Project

Major findings from each of the two case studies can be found by following the links below.

For the first case study analysis revealed that current water availability is not sufficient for...

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Key Findings from Mali Case Study 1, 'The Study of Ultimate Users of Water Resources and Dialogue with Communities'

Determining the Water Resources Potential

For the purpose of the study and with the help of local populations, a rough estimation of the potential of the three sites for...

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Adapting to water scarcity in Zimbabwe

The project addresses challenges associated with dwindling water resources for drinking and horticulture activities and animals, as well as unsustainable agricultural practices. The...

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Rice-based Salinity-prone Production System

As global sea levels rise, salt water intrusion leads to rising salinity levels, threatening agricultural production. It is a race to develop and employ increasingly salt tolerant...

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Case Study: West Nile Delta

The West Nile delta is an important region for agriculture, tourism and industry. Sea-level rise is expected to exacerbate existing problems of coastal erosion and salt-water intrusion....

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Case Study: Gulf of Oran

Gulf of Oran

The Gulfs of Oran and Arzew, in Algeria, comprise rich marine ecosystems, a fertile coastal zone, nature reserves for a wide range of species, and...

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Ecosystems

One of the main impacts will be the loss of the Sundarbans, the coastal mangroves on the Western coast, the habitat for several valuable species which act as a barrier against storm surge...

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Sea-Level rise Banjul

Impact of 1m sea-level rise on Banjul

Banjul is located on a low-lying spit composed entirely of erodable sediments, and is already experiencing problems due to...

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