All articles for the topic: ecosystem restoration

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Forest Ontario: Ecosystem Restoration Guide

This guide explores terrestrial, aquatic, soil, and wildlife restoration and discusses restoration efforts, action plans and case studies, as well as the organizations that have brought these restoration efforts to life in Ontario, Canada.

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Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused or accelerated by climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication includes Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and Uganda.

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Interactions between biodiversity, climate change and land use  Source UNEP (2021b)

Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

This nexus brief explores key challenges and issues related to biodiversity and the intrinsic linkages between ecosystems and sustainable development. 

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Building with Nature in Indonesia

Building with Nature in Indonesia: Restoring an Eroding Coastline and Inspiring Action at Scale

Learn about a landscape scale implementation of the Building with Nature approach to restore the eroding mangrove coastline in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia, while simultaneously revitalising aquaculture.

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Global Forest Generation

Global Forest Generation (GFG) is a US based NGO which develops multi-country, large-scale, forest restoration projects internationally. It was founded in 2018 with the mission of delivering large-

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Ecosystem conservation and restoration in Laguna de Los Pozuelos, Argentina

This solution contributes to the conservation and restoration of high Andean wetland ecosystems in the Laguna de los Pozuelos, Argentina, through the active participation of local communities.

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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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Womens Climate Centers International

WCCI, led by a partnership of women development professionals in Uganda, Kenya, South Africa and the United States, co-creates hubs for sustainable climate solutions with vulnerable communities.

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Restoration of ecosystems in Chad

The initiative aims to promote the peaceful cohabitation between local and displaced communities based on joint rehabilitation of overexploited ecosystems.

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Addressing the Land Degradation–Migration Nexus

A review of existing evidence, good practices, and policy recommendations on the complex interrelationships between migration and desertification, land degradation and drought.

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Djibouti - Ecosystem-based Adaptation

This project piloted approaches for rehabilitating degraded watersheds and wadi shores to reduce seawater intrusion and floods in Djibouti.

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Enhancing Climate Change Resilience of Rural Communities Living in Protected Areas of Cambodia

This project is building climate adaptation near five community protected forests across Cambodia.

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Comoros - Ecosystem-based Adaptation

This project is helping the government to build climate resilience in 15 locations across three Comorian islands.

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Tanzania: Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Two projects were implemented to address adaptation needs in Dar-es-Salaam and the following coastal districts: Pangani, Rufiji, Bagamoyo, and Zanzibar.

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Large Scale Ecosystem-based Adaptation in The Gambia

UN Environment and the government of Gambia have launched the country’s largest adaptation project, which aims to develop a sustainable natural resource-based economy.

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Restoration of the former Saltworks

Adaptive restoration of former saltworks can help wetlands recover their functionality and resilience to adapt to sea-level rise, while improving the biodiversity habitat.

 

 

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Building Resilient Communities, Wetland Ecosystems and Associated Catchments in Uganda

This project is supporting the Government of Uganda in the management of critical wetlands that are being affected by a changing climate.

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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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Watershed Organisation Trust - Centre for Resilience Studies (W-CReS)

The Watershed Organisation Trust - Centre for Resilience Studies (W-CReS) aims to bridge some of the gaps between science, policy and practice and promote multi-stakeholder collaboration at all lev

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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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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes (Cusco region)

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands. To read the full text please go to the article page here.

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes (Apurimac region)

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands. To read the full text please go to the article page here.

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Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes

Yachaykusun: Lessons on climate change from the Andes

This online book ​details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands, aided by the implementation of resilience building practices by PACC Peru.
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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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