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Ecosystem-based Adaption Tools Navigator

UNEP-WCMC, IIED, IUCN and GIZ unveil a Navigator that catalogues ecosystem-based adaptation tools for planning and decision-making.

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Ecosystem-Based Adaptation from Mountains to Oceans

This publication by GIZ illustrates a selection of applied EbA measures in a variety of landscapes and ecosystems - from mountain to ocean, that can be found online at the PANORAMA platform.

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Community Conservation Research Network

The CCRN is an international initiative to understand and support the links between communities, conservation and livelihoods, and to seek out best governance practices to support the combination o

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RootBridge Ecosystems

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Green Releaf Initiative

Green ReLeaf is a community – led transition initiative supporting transitions in emergencies and crises using whole systems design.

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Foundation for Research and Socio-ecological Harmony

""FRESH" is a non-for-profit company whose mission is to maintain and promote socio-ecological harmony through research based action(s), enabling communities for sustainable peaceful interaction wi

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University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore

The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, is a public research university located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

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Engagement on Biodiversity Conservation & Climate Change Adaptation in Papua New Guinea

The handbook outlines a range of activities that can be used to promote community dialogue & participatory decision-making for biodiversity conservation & climate change adaptation. 

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Urban Green Infrastructure: An Introduction

This article introduces urban green infrastructure and how it can and has been applied in urban contexts.

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Nature-based Solutions Initiative

Nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation

The Nature-based Solutions Initiative is a new programme of interdisciplinary research, policy advice and advocacy aimed at increasing nature-based approaches to climate change impacts.

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Ecosystem Based Adaptation

An integrated response to climate change in the Indian Himalayan Region

This brief emphasizes the need to adopt an EbA approach in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) to enhance the climate resilience of communities dependent on natural resources.

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Valuing the Benefits, Costs and Impacts of EbA Measures

This sourcebook assists in building awareness, knowledge and capacity about why, how and in which contexts EbA valuation can be used to inform, guide and influence adaptation decision-making.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Urban ecosystems

This policy brief looks at how cities can approach urban ecosystems in their municipal adaptation plans to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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Lessons from semi-arid regions on how to adapt to climate change

This article explores how farmers in semi-arid regions are adapting to climate change and details three important components for preparing for, and adapting to, changing climates.

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Coastal ecosystem-based approaches for island nations

New web-based resources encourage the adoption of coastal ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) as part of wider adaptation strategies of island nations.

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Mangrove Restoration: 'To plant or not to plant?'

The majority of mangrove planting efforts are failing. A more effective approach is natural mangrove rehabilitation. This leaflet explores the question ‘To plant or not to plant?’

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Exploring the potential of ecosystem-based approaches

A policy brief to highlight the complex nature of environmental challenges and make recommendations for integrating ecosystem-based approaches within CCA and DRR science, policy and practice.

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To plant or not to plant?

The last decade regular typhoon related surges in coastal areas have raised high interest for mangroves in reducing flood risk. But what does it take to do mangrove restoration properly? 

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Nigerian Women Agro Allied Farmers Association

Niwaafa (Nigerian Women Agro Allied Farmers Association) is a non-governmental, rural based national association of women farmers.

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Internatonal Ecosystem Mangement Partnership

Internatonal Ecosystem Mangement Partnership (UNEP-IEMP) is the first UNEP initiative in the South and for the South that focuses on mobilizing science to support the development of sustainable eco

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Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security in Eastern Africa (CHIESA)

The Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security program focused on increasing knowledge on climate change impacts and adaptation strategies in 3 highland ecosystems in East Africa

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Proyecto de Conservación de Aguas y Tierras - ProCAT Colombia

ProCAT Colombia work to develop biological research and to promote social and cultural sustainable development goals using an interdisciplinary approach, including the human and natural dimensions

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Hope in a Changing Climate

This documentary demonstrates that it is possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems to sequester carbon and fundamentally improve the lives of people who have been trapped in poverty.

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Environmental Education Media Project

The Environmental Education Media Project began in the 1990's before the Kyoto Climate Conference to bring environmental and ecological information to the Chinese People.

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