All articles for the topic: ecosystem services

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Adaptive Governance in Mountains (MOUNTAIN EVO)

​The world's mountains host some of the most complex&dynamic ecosystems.This project is about how to govern these ecosystems for poverty alleviation enabled by environmental virtual observatories

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The Role of Mangroves in Fisheries Enhancement

Some 210 million people live in low elevation areas within 10 km of mangroves and many of these directly benefit from mangrove-associated fisheries. Yet, these people are often unaware of...

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Mitigating and adapting to climate change: Multi-functional and multi-scale assessment of green urban infrastructure

Abstract

In order to develop climate resilient urban areas and reduce emissions, several opportunities exist starting from conscious planning and design of green (and blue...

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Climate Change Adaptation and Biodiversity: Background Report

Introduction

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirms that “most of the observed increase in global average temperatures since the mid-20th century is very likely due...

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Designing Effective Locally Managed Areas in Tropical Marine Environments

Introduction

All communities want to live among healthy and abundant natural resources that provide many benefits, including food, income, medicine, and cultural value. However, coastal...

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Wildfire Water Resource Pond

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Criteria for Ecosystem-Smart Disaster Risk Reduction

Introduction

The integration of ecosystems and natural resource management in disaster risk reduction (DRR) has been largely overlooked to date. This document introduces a set of criteria...

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Working with nature towards integrated approaches to disaster risk reduction

Introduction

All around the world, people are increasingly exposed to disaster risk from natural hazards such as droughts, storms and floods. As disasters increase in frequency and...

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CASCADE project

In Central America, smallholder farmers are at the heart of the agricultural sector, and many of them depend directly on natural ecosystems for the provision of water, soil conservation,...

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ECR: Forestry

Executive summary

The Focus of the Analysis

This report addresses the question:

“What is the case for further action in relation to climate change adaptation for forest productivity...

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WD-NACE Scenarios Kenya

Introduction

The Whole Decision Network Analysis for Coastal Ecosystems (WD-NACE) project involved partners from the United Kingdom, Bangladesh and Kenya. It builds upon existing knowledge...

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Integrated Food-Energy Systems

Abstract

Food production needs to increase by 70%, mostly through yield increases, to feed the world in 2050. Increases in productivity achieved in the past are attributed in part to the...

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Ecosystem Marketplace

The Ecosystem Marketplace, a project of Forest Trends, is a leading source of news, data, and analytics on markets and payments for ecosystem services (such as w

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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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Equitable Payments for Watershed Services

Bean being grown on fanya juu terraces in Lanzi

Project Context

The project site is located in the Uluguru Mountains (UM).These mountains have Watershed and...

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WD-NACE EOP

On the 27th of September a global group of representatives of research and funding organisations alike gathered in London's Wellcome center to evaluate and debrief the Whole Decision...

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Shrimp Aquaculture in Bangladesh

Introduction

Coastal livelihoods in SW Bangladesh are largely dependent on its natural resources of mangrove forest (timber, wood fuel, honey, fish and other aquatic species) agriculture and...

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CFS

Canadian Forest Service

Forests and forest resources are integral to Canadian life.

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Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin: Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation (COBAM)

The COBAM project aims to provide stakeholders with the information, analysis and tools they need to adapt to climate change and reduccarbon emissions in the forests of the Congo Basin

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Mainstreaming EbA in Belize

This project looks at the role of ecosystems in meeting the inter-linked challenges of climate change adaptation and development in Belize, and to investigate the governance changes required.

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Bamburi beach agent-based model

Bamburi is one of the busiest public beaches in the South Kenyan coast being situated just a few kilometers north of Mombasa. A strong tourism industry (with Mombasa Marine Park nearby) and many...

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Modelling workshop

Three days of workshops involving different levels of decision-makers (local BMU leaders and government representatives) and researchers (KMFRI, CORDIO and SEI) were organised at the Pride...

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ROBIN

Tropical forests provide us with foods, fibres and medicines, they filter water and control its flow. They also 'soak up' carbon dioxide from the air, mitigating climate change. The REDD+...

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Bosque Modelo Alto Malleco

Los Bosques Modelo procuran el desarrollo sostenible de un territorio y por lo tanto contribuyen a alcanzar objetivos globales de reducción de pobreza, cambio climático, lucha contra la...

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