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Adaptation Gap Report 2020

The fifth edition of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report looks at progress in planning for, financing, and implementing adaptation – with a focus on nature-based solutions. Includes videos!

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Mangroves

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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Spatial Informatics Group

Spatial Informatics Group (SIG) is an environmental think-tank specializing in the characterization and assessment of wildland and urban landscapes.

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Exploring nature-based solutions

The impacts of climate change related events and disasters on human society and the environment can often be reduced using Green Infrastructure solutions; this report explains how.

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UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre

UNEP-WCMC is the specialist biodiversity assessment arm of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) based in Cambridge, UK.

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ASSAR

This 5-year research project seeks to better understand barriers and enablers to widespread transformative adaptation to advance adaptive livelihoods for vulnerable groups

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INTASAVE

The INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group is a global not-for-profit and environmental enterprise that innovates, connects and implements practical solutions for sustainable development and climate change.

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Kilmun Forest Garden

Diversification of the tree species grown in commercial forests is an important way to improve forest resilience. The suitability of alternate species can be assessed in forest gardens like Kilmun.

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Reconcilia A.C.

Reconcilia aims to be a leading company in the construction and application of knowledge regarding sustainable development, conservation of natural resources, ecological restoration, integrated wat

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Eco-restoration and Institution Strengthening

The livelihoods of indigenous communities in Mandla district in Madhya Pradesh depend upon small-scale farming, fishing and forest produce. Diversity of species and ecosystem services...

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Bangkok Climate Resilience

Bangkok hosted the 5th workshop of the Adaptation Partnership organized by ISET, July 31-Aug 2, 2012. The event focused on “A Community for Building Urban Climate Change Resilience in Asia”. Full...

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation in Cameroon

Wildlife in the Cameroonian forests. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR.

In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large...

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation: The case of Cameroon

This paper presents some of the adaptation research results from the Congo Basin Forest and Climate Change Adaptation project (CoFCCA).

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Forests and trees for adaptation: the 6 main stories

Research and practice across different forest and tree ecosystems have provided substantial evidence on the importance of these ecosystems for the adaptation of people to climate change.

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ROBIN

ROBIN provides information for policy, together with resource use options, under scenarios of socio-economic and climate change.

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Economics of adaptation

Assessing the costs of adaptation using multiple lines of evidence.

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