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Marine Conservation in Madagascar

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With over 5,500 km of coastline spanning more than 14 degrees of latitude, Madagascar boasts a diversity of marine and coastal habitats that is unrivalled in the Indian Ocean....

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Emergency Preparedness and Logistics Consulting Ltd.

Assist all organizations and individuals in developing resiliency and sustainable development practices to maintain and rebuild vital ecosystems and lifesupport systems.

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Fundación Natura Bolivia

Our mission is to conserve critical ecosystems and improve livelihoods of the Bolivian population through the development of financial and non financial mechanisms.

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Foundation for Ecological Security

The crux of FES’ efforts lie in locating forests and other natural resources within the prevailing economic, social and ecological dynamics in rural landscapes and in intertwining principles

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Blue Ventures

Blue Ventures is an award-winning social enterprise that works with local communities to conserve threatened marine and coastal environments, both protecting biodiversity and alleviating poverty.

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ASEAN Center for Biodiversity

Established in 2005, the ACB is an intergovernmental regional centre of excellence that facilitates cooperation and coordination among the members of ASEAN, and with relevant national governm

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Governance Research Methods

From 2010 to 2011, SEI and WWF worked together on a research project looking at how governmental and civil society organisations can collaborate and learn collectively to address issues.... 

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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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Adaptation efforts in a model forest in Chile

The Alto Malleco Model Forest is one of three case study model forests of the EcoAdapt project, which aims to develop and implement ecosystem-based adaptation strategies in Argentinian,...

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Institutional strengthening

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The climate change adaptation project was piloted in 2009 in four sites in the buffer zone of Langtang National Park in the...

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Health Risk Reduction

Among vector-borne diseases that are sensitive to climatic and weather conditions, dengue fever is being seen as one of the increasing health problems in many urban and rural communities...

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Palau International Coral Reef Center

The Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) is Palau's leading research institution with a mission to be a self-sustaining center of excellence, whose assets and facilities are directed

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Palau Conservation Society

The Palau Conservation Society (PCS) is the leading conservation organization in Palau.

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EcoAdapt

The EcoAdapt project draws on outcomes from two rounds of regional consultation with Latin American civil society organizations (CSO) and scientists. The project centres on watershed...

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Rotterdam and water: A love story

A future water plaza in Rotterdam, in rainy times. Image source: BBC News.

Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands and a globally relevant port, is...

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Adaption of grassland butterflies to climate change

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Guadalquivir river basin case study

Flamingos in the marshes of Doñana National Park (Guadalquivir basin). Source: Miguel Vazquez. www.elmundo.es

In the Guadalquivir basin, in the southern part of Spain...

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Climate Change Adaptation Programme

Risk to livelihoods through vulnerability to drought and floods is exacerbated by climate change. Lake Chilwa has dried up 8 times in past century affecting livelihoods such as fishing and...

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Ecosystem based adaptation: a multi-stakeholder affair

Ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) is defined as “the adaptation policies and measures that take into account the role of ecosystem services in reducing the vulnerability of society to climate...

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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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AdaptEA Kenya

Wildlife in Kenya. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the potential and effectiveness of ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA)...

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Indicators for assessing the vulnerability of Ujung Kulon National Park

The highly endangered Javan rhino. Photo courtesy Ujung Kulon National Park and WWF. National Geographic.

Climate change will increase the pressure on the park’s...

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Forests and adaptation

Adaptation measures are needed to reduce negative impacts on forests and maintain ecosystem, which also reduce vulnerability of people through providing ecosystem services.

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Draft Principles and Guidelines for EbA

Ecosystem-based approaches to reduce social vulnerability are a promising option for sustainable and efficient adaptation to climate change. Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) takes into account the...

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