All articles for the topic: ecosystem services

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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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Arctic Resilience Report 2016

This report is the culmination of a 5-year effort to better understand Arctic change, including critical tipping points, factors that support resilience and choices that strengthen adaptive capacity

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An International EbA Community of Practice

The International EbA Community of Practice aims at knowledge and experience sharing and mutual learning beyond projects, institutions and regional boundaries.

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Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada

Low Carbon Resilience to Climate Change in Canada

This paper points to the co-benefits and synergies we can achieve if we take a  'low carbon resilience' approach and consider climate change adaptation and mitigation simultaneously.

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LEDS in Practice: Boost ecosystem resilience

This publication gives an overview of the benefits of low emission development strategies (LEDS) for ecosystem resilience.

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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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Ministry of Environment, Peru

The Ministry of Environment in Peru (MINAM) promotes environmental sustainability of the country preserving, protecting, restoring and ensuring environmental conditions, ecosystems and natural reso

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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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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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Lund University

Lund University seeks to be a world-class university that works to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

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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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Drylands Resource Guide

This guide highlights research and learning for climate change hotspots, with annotations from ASSAR academics to guide you to the most relevant and useful information for your work.

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Pastoralism and Adaptation

The purpose of this paper is to assess the potential for pastoral communities inhabiting Kenyan Masailand to adapt to climate change using conservancies and payments for ecosystem services.

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Institute of Natural Resources NPC

The Institute of Natural Resources NPC (INR)  (http://inr.org.za/) was founded thirty-four years ago and is a Non-profit Company located in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZul

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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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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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Impacts of climate change on poverty and potential from climate-informed development

The impacts of climate change on poverty depend on the scale of climate change, but also on demographic and socioeconomic trends.

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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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Ecosystem Services Valuation Country Case Studies

Valuing Ecosystem Services in the Lower Mekong Basin

4 specific Ecosystem Services Valuation Guides for Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam detail explanations of ecosystem services, valuation methods, best practices, and policy recommendations.

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University of Zurich

With its 26,000 enrolled students, the University of Zurich (UZH) is Switzerland's largest university.

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Cost effectiveness of Payments for Watershed Services

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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A monitoring instrument for resilience

Implicit in all development work is the quest for impact. Positively influencing livelihoods, landscapes and ecosystems is the goal of our work. Effecting such changes is known to require...

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