All articles for the topic: ecosystem based adaptation

Ecosystem-Based Adaptation - PANORAMA

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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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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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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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 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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Women have a rest during planting mangroves (Photo: Philip Bubeck)

The impacts of flooding on well-being and the role of ecosystem-based adaptation

We show that floods can have a substantial impact on the well-being of flood affected individuals and especially on women.

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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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Dumping of waste, market encroachment and urban agriculture occurring on the banks of the Lilongwe river, Malawi. Source: abc.iclei.org.

Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Effective Management in Cities

Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Effective Management in Cities

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EbA as an approach to increase flood resilience of the vulnerable

This policy brief shows that ecosystem-based adaptation can be a promising approach to increase flood resilience of vulnerable groups in society, such as women and the poor.

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Selecting ecosystem service models for decision-making

This guide by the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) programme helps readers to assess how ecosystem service models could support policy-making in their countries.

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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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Ecosystem-based Adaptation, Women and Flood Resilience in Central Vietnam

ResilNam aims at strengthening the role of women in DRM and CCA through ecosystem-based adaptation, namely the restoration and sustainable management of mangroves and urban water bodies.

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Low Carbon Resilience and Transboundary Municipal Ecosystem Governance

This research project outlines the benefits, challenges, and successes associated with transboundary ecosystem management in Still Creek, a riparian ecosystem located in Metro Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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Building resilience through ecosystem restoration in Somali Regional State, Ethiopia

The Atlas maps the landscape and illustrates challenges and opportunities for sustainable resource management. The analysis is a roadmap to reverse environmental degradation.

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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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Key insights from ecosystem- and community-based adaptation practice

Climate adaptation planning requires an integrated approach that can address different local needs, priorities and knowledges while being contextualised to wider landscapes or ecosystems and scales.

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Water Governance and Climate Change Adaptation in Three Latin American Model Forests

This Occasional Paper presents the results of the EcoAdapt Project, a joint undertaking by four research and five civil society organizations from Europe and Latin America. 

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Explorando el camino hacia la protección y aprovechamiento del agua

Este artículo describe los hallazgos y aprendizajes clave obtenidos a medio camino de implementación del proyecto EcoAdapt, que son de interés y aplicación a una escala mayor.

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Barreras, fortalezas y oportunidades para la adaptación basada en ecosistemas: Bosque Modelo Araucarias Alto Malleco

En este reporte exploramos diferentes aspectos con el fin de generar evidencia sobre cómo se puede integrar principios de EBA y CBA para la adaptación bajo un enfoque de sistemas socio-ecológicos

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Reducing floods and land slides in the Agusan Delta, Philippines

This animation shows an integrated disaster risk reduction approach in which care for people and nature goes hand in hand.

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Integrating ecosystem- and community-based adaptation

Ecosystem- and community- based both have valuable benefits, but are often used in isolation.This article describes lessons learned from the integration of both approaches in the EcoAdapt project.

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Sri Lanka’s Serupitiya village adapts to climate change

Climate change impacts Sri Lanka’s high agro-ecological diversity, threatening agriculture:  a dominant economic sector and the source of livelihoods for many communities.  

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