All articles for the topic: Systems ecology

arctic rrmelting ice - climate adaptation.

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

Read more
Photo credit:@Shiraz Chakera, Flickr, Creative Commons

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.

Read more
555c4027600f98427679247-52b3165b8d-z - climate adaptation.

Building Adaptive Capacity and Resilience To Climate Change in Afghanistan

"Building Adaptive Capacity and Resilience To Climate Change in Afghanistan (LDCF-1)" is the first Full-size GEF project in Afghanistan for Climate Change Adaptation.

Read more
54d0a236ec316soham2-24nov2014-workshop - climate adaptation.

MOUNTAIN EVO - Nepal Case Study

Mustang district (Photo by Dr Bhopal Pandey, Imperial College London)

The Upper Kaligandaki basin is located in the Mustang district of the Trans-Himalayan region of Nepal,...

Read more
5464926f6c9dcalbany-thicket2-1 - climate adaptation.

Spekboom Carbon Sequestration and Rehabilitation Project

In the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, Subtropical Thicket has faced severe pressure from agriculture. Originally spekboom-dominated thicket covered approximately 1 200 000 ha of which 550 000 ha (46%) is heavily degraded, 450 000 ha (37%) is moderately degraded, and only about 200 000 ha (17%) is intact.

Read more
537630e03b63aqefp-photo-panoramic - climate adaptation.

Climate Ready Forestry at Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

Read more
5374b7b6f2d7ecoigach-assynt-suilven-cul-mor-cul-beag-by-viv-halcrow - climate adaptation.

Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape

Photograph by Viv Halcrow

The Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape (CALL) is one of the largest landscape restoration projects in Europe, aiming to benefit the land, the...

Read more
534293da79566screen-shot-2014-04-07-at-13 - climate adaptation.

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...

Read more
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...

Read more
537b23b117e96screen-shot-2014-05-20-at-10 - climate adaptation.

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...

Read more

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...

Read more
5154782b0eb26participants-divided-into-groups-to-try-out-specific-scenarios - climate adaptation.

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...

Read more
50b3446780c94ecosystem-marketplace-2 0 - climate adaptation.

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

Read more

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...

Read more
50acdf12a8903arcab 0 - climate adaptation.

Action Research for Community Adaptation in Bangladesh

What is ARCAB?
Read more
50aa5978dde61boat - climate adaptation.

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...

Read more
50f45a94a099dthe-black-swan 0 - climate adaptation.

Emergency Preparedness and Logistics Consulting Ltd.

Assist all organizations and individuals in developing resiliency and sustainable development practices to maintain and rebuild vital ecosystems and lifesupport systems.

Read more
50781d5d7b13afires - climate adaptation.

Future impacts of climate change on forests

Even though the extent of future climate change remains largely uncertain, forests will be impacted to a certain degree under all future emissions scenarios.

In the 'Future Environmental...

Read more
503f194e39a33wildlife-in-cameroonian-forests - climate adaptation.

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...

Read more
502cd30339159bs-1 - climate adaptation.

Cameroon TNS Baseline- System of Analysis

4.1 The Broader System

The system of analysis is located in the Tri-National de la Sangha (TNS) landscape, which consists of three national parks: Lobéké (Cameroon), Nouabalé-Ndoki (ROC) and...

Read more

Adaptation efforts in the tropical dry forest of Bolivia

The Chiquitano Model Forest is one of three case study model forests of the EcoAdapt project, which aims to develop and implement ecosystem-based adaptation strategies in Argentinian, Bolivian and...

Read more
4f670c6121d1ep2190505 - climate adaptation.

EcoAdapt

The EcoAdapt project draws on outcomes from two rounds of regional consultation with Latin American civil society organizations (CSO) and scientists. The project centres on watershed...

Read more
4f56273e2adb3forest-firesjpg - climate adaptation.

Forest fires and climate change

Source: http://earthsciencea.wikispaces.com

The projected decrease in summer precipitation in southern Europe and the increase in the frequency of summer droughts...

Read more
4f507d548e19ffig-eba-657x403 - climate adaptation.

Ecosystem based adaptation: a multi-stakeholder affair

Ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) is defined as “the adaptation policies and measures that take into account the role of ecosystem services in reducing the vulnerability of society to climate...

Read more

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Systems ecology

Explore the Adaptation Layer

View climate adaptation projects plotted on a global map, browsable by theme or network. Find out who is doing what, and where, alongside climate station data.

Explore the Map