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Rising Seas and Shifting Sands: Combining Natural and Grey Infrastructure to Protect Canada’s Coastal Communities

Learn how Canada can scale-up the use of nature-based solutions, in tandem with grey infrastructure, to protect coastal communities from flooding and erosion.

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University of Victoria

The University of Victoria is an internationally renowned teaching and research hub, tackling essential issues that matter to our world and our communities, improving lives and making a vital impac

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Food & Water Security

This course will encourage learners to build a new understanding of food security, water shortages and climate change challenges in agriculture. See videos for each module.

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Climate Policy for Climate Adaptation Professionals

Check out this ALN course with video lectures which covers the basics of environmental policy, climate mitigation and adaptation policy, overviews of key policy actors and tools, and policy gaps.

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Royal Roads University

Royal Roads University is an accredited, publicly funded, applied research university in Victoria, Canada that has focused on lifelong education since 1995.

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KE4CAP Synthesis Report

Explore the KE4CAP Synthesis Report - key insights on good practices, innovations and remaining challenges for CAPs contributed by a global network of platform developers and operators.

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Toward a National Adaptation Strategy for Canada

The purpose of this paper is to outline some key issues and considerations that should inform the development of Canada’s National Adaptation Strategy (NAS).

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Ecosystems for the Future Online Course

Take this online learning course to bring into focus the practice of restoration of ecosystems at the local and regional level in British Columbia through a series of presentations and video lectures. 

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Green Infrastructure in Urban Centres

The course provides an overview of how green infrastructure (GI) systems work, the ecosystem services they can provide, and how they can be employed effectively.

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Climate Modelling and Forest Adaptation online course

This online course introduces climatic and ecological modelling tools and practical applications of models in forest and ecological resource management. See learning resources and taster videos!

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Project Management for a Changing Climate

This online course is designed to prepare professionals with project management responsibilities to add a climate change lens to their projects. Watch the videos for a taster!

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Natural Asset Management Fundamentals

This course helps local government staff, engaged professionals in multiple disciplines, and community organizations, understand the field of natural asset management. Watch the videos for a taster!

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Enhancing Platform Impact

This session explored at how ‘in-person’ components play a central (but often under recognized) role in complementing digital efforts by climate adaptation knowledge platforms.

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Integrating User Needs into Platforms

This session explored how the needs of users are being integrated into, and addressed by, platform development. 

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National Adaptation Strategies

This event explored lessons learned from KE4CAP countries, including tools for effective engagement of partners in the National Adaptation Strategy (NAS) process, governance mechanisms, and M&E. 
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Linking Knowledge Platforms to Facilitate Users’ Adaptation Journeys

This event explored why platform connections are important, how they can be made, and how they add value to a user’s adaptation journey.

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BKE EU-Canada

Working with KE4CAP, the Government of Canada hosted 4 workshops to enhance knowledge exchange on topics of relevance to CAPs, including experiences in developing national adaptation strategies.

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Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) is an applied research Centre with a national focus located within the Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Canada.

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Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals

This course is designed to help professionals working across multiple disciplines to bring a climate change adaptation lens to their current and future projects. Watch the videos for a taster!

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Low Carbon Resilience: Best Practices For Professionals

This project focused on the key role professionals play as change agents in climate action, and what is needed for all sectors to advance uptake of low carbon reslience based practices. 

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Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Platform

Canada's Climate Change Adaptation Platform aims to create an enabling environment for adaptation, where decision-makers in regions and industry are equipped with the tools and information needed.

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Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

The Intact Centre helps homeowners, communities, governments and businesses to identify, and reduce, risks associated with climate change and extreme weather events in Canada.

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Adaptation Learning Network

The Adaptation Learning Network is helping professionals in British Columbia who work at the front line of climate adaptation to integrate adaptation competencies into their professional practice,

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Canadian Centre for Climate Services

The Canadian Centre for Climate Services (CCCS) is a dedicated multi-disciplinary team and platform aimed at helping Canadians understand, and become more resilient to climate change.

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