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Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies prepares new leadership and creates new knowledge to sustain and restore the long-term health of the biosphere and the well-being of its peop

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CEN Integrated Environmental Management Unit

CEN Integrated Environmental Management Unit actively contribute toward socio-economic advancement as well as to the management of South Africa, especially the Eastern Cape’s deep and rich natural

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Luc Hoffmann Institute

The Luc Hoffmann Institute is an independent research hub catalysing new ideas to solve environmental challenges that require a range of scientific expertise.

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Spekboom Carbon Sequestration and Rehabilitation Project

In the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, Subtropical Thicket has faced severe pressure from agriculture. Originally spekboom-dominated thicket covered approximately 1 200 000 ha of which 550 000 ha (46%) is heavily degraded, 450 000 ha (37%) is moderately degraded, and only about 200 000 ha (17%) is intact.

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Inner Forth Futurescape

Photograph by RSPB

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Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape

Photograph by Viv Halcrow

The Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape (CALL) is one of the largest landscape restoration projects in Europe, aiming to benefit the land, 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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ATK Trend Analysis and Historical Disturbance Matrix

The following description of this tool and details on how and why it is was applied exists as part of the 'Adaptation Toolkit' that was created collaboratively by SEI and ENDA. 

Brief...
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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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Wetlands International

Wetlands International is the only global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation and restoration of wetlands.

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Synthesis of Key Insights

The baseline assessment shed light on the current vulnerability of villages in the project site, which is essential for the evaluation of future vulnerability and possible adaptation strategies...

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The Center for Development Research

The Center for Development Research (ZEF) is an institute of the University of Bonn, Germany. It started its research activities in 1997.

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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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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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Forest fires and climate change

Source: http://earthsciencea.wikispaces.com

The projected decrease in summer precipitation in southern Europe and the increase in the frequency of summer droughts...

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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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USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change Project

USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change

The USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (Mekong ARCC) is a five-year U.S.

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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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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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Adaptation – just a fancy new name?

The term adaptation can refer to many different activities (including technical, institutional, legal and educational measures), implemented by different communities of practice, in different...

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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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