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Local Solutions: Adapting to Climate Change in Small Island Developing States

Local Solutions in Small Island Developing States

This report brings together case studies that highlight how CBA projects have helped to increase the adaptive capacities of local communities in SIDS.

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An Annotated Bibliography of Ecosystem Approaches in Africa

This work summarizes 700 articles, papers, books and reports on topics ranging from general ecosystem theory, implementation and its application from 2015 to 2018.

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Climate Change and Governance in Afghanistan

This report provides a broad overview of the landscape of climate change governance in Afghanistan to highlight past and present achievements, as well as future goals.

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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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Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations

IDDRI is an independant research institute and a multi-stakeholder dialogue platform who identifies the conditions and proposes tools to put sustainable development at the heart of international re

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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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Climate Risk and Vulnerability: A Handbook for Southern Africa (2nd Edition)

An updated version of the popular handbook outlining projected climate change, sectoral impacts and responses (adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and accessing climate finance) in southern Africa

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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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Key reports for the CC&E Network 2014-2016

These publications provide insights and learning on key topics in climate change mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development, and highlight areas for future research and policy development.

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LTS International

LTS International is a consultancy and project management firm that supports sustainable development worldwide.

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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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From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate

From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate 2008 reflects the advances made in understanding Canada’s vulnerability to climate change during the past decade.

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Opportunities for climate compatible coastal tourism – Lessons from Belize

In Belize, growth in the tourism sector is often accompanied by habitat degradation that directly threatens the resources upon which the industry depends.

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Future Proofing of an Indian City – Lessons from Madurai

Future proofing Indian cities is an innovative approach that engages multiple stakeholders in strengthening the blue-green infrastructure of cities in the context of urbanisation and climate change.

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University of Waikato

The University of Waikato is based in the city of Hamilton on New Zealand’s North Island.

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OPOE Case Study - Collaborative Management: governance for the new normal, North Karelia, Finland

Collaborative management: governance for the new normal

This is an interactive, web-based case study exploring the critical role of local-traditional knowledge in ecosystem restoration in North Karelia, Finland.

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Open Universiteit Nederland

The Open Universiteit Nederland (OU) is an institution for distance education at university level (both professional and scientific).

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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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Climate Service Center Germany

The Climate Service Center was an initiative developed by the German Federal Government, initiated in 2009, based at Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG).

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The IMPACT2C web-atlas

The IMPACT2C web-atlas summarises in maps and texts the impact of global 2°C warming on Climate, Tourism, Energy, Health, Water, Coasts, Agriculture, Forests and Ecosystems.

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Fondazione Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC)

The Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change is a non-profit research institution established in 2005, with the financial support of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.

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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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An Overview of REDD and its history

Do you find REDD confusing, opaque, and obtuse? Do you wonder where it came from, and how it impacts indigenous people? Find out here.

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