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Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR)

The HCENR is the Technical arm of the Ministry of Environment and Physical Development.

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Climate and energy politics in China

Project description

Climate change has reached the apex of the global agenda at a time when China faces significant development and energy security challenges.China is currently weighing...

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5345427eda976chinnakaramedu2 - climate adaptation.

Rain water harvesting through a bund-protected pond

The people in the village of Chinnakaramedu have been facing water stress which is predicted to become worse, aggravated by climate change. Salt water intrusions have...

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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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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

Photo © World Bank

Project description

This project assisted the World Bank in assessing the range of effective adaptation strategies in the MENA region. Research...

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Quito Vulnerability Study

TeleferiQo, Quito Ecuador @mountainsoftravelphotos

Project description

This project will evaluate climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation issues in the...

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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Mozambique)

Flooding in Mozambique ©noticieromilamex

Project description

SEI's work is informing Oxfam's regional strategy for mainstreaming climate considerations into their...

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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Malawi)

People digging sand from a river in Malawi to earn an income

Project description

SEI's work is informing Oxfam's regional strategy for mainstreaming climate...

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Many Strong Voices (MSV)

Preparing for dog-sledding on frozen sea ice outside Ummannaq

Project description

MSV is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being, security...

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Many Strong Voices (MSV)

A schoolgirl in Fiji. © Andrew Sheehy/Portraits of Resilience/MSV.

Project description

MSV is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being,...

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5335ad902d9fcmistra-swecia-smhi - climate adaptation.

Mistra-SWECIA

Climate change is a reality and it is important to analyse the effects these changes will have on the environment and on society, as well as investigate how societies will be required to adapt...

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Adaptation for sport on Scottish Estates

From "Catch and Release: A Guide to Best Practice" by Marine Scotland

Summary

In the 1990s, the reduction in numbers of salmon observed in Scottish rivers was...

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Visualising climate information

The video describes and discusses some of the key findings from a survey-based study titled "Visualising Climate Information". 

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Wildfire Water Resource Pond

Wildfire Water Resource Pond

The wildfire water resource has been part of a series of innovative wildfire projects.

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532c5ae442aa9dodhedge - climate adaptation.

Strategic Native Planting

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Sustainable Riparian Management

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532af6da9c4b6test-four169 - climate adaptation.

Balruddery farm: Improving climate resilience

Summary

Balruddery Farm has implemented several measures aimed at reducing the impact of future climate change. These measures fall under two main categories:  ensuring soil is protected...

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change in South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

The village of Bulu Bulu is located at the East coast of South Sulawesi in Bone district....

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Integrating Community and Ecosystem-Based Approaches in Climate Change Adaptation Responses

Two emerging approaches to adaptation have gained currency over the past few years, namely Community-based Adaptation (CBA) and Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EBA). Each has its specific...

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Learning Through Collaboration

Learning through Collaboration

The CIRCLE-2 partners consider transfer of the knowledge generated by adaptation research investments in Europe to be potentially useful for developing countries, which are more vulnerable to climate change and its impacts than most European countries. 

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LSE GRI

Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment was established by the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2008 to create a world-leading centre for policy-rel

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impact in Benteng, South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Benteng is a coastal village located in Pitumpanua sub-district as part of Wajo district in South...

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impact in Poreang, South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Poreang is a coastal village located North Luwu district in South Sulawesi. In the last ten years...

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532322d884412working-with-nature - climate adaptation.

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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