All articles for the topic: Systems ecology

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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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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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MOUNTAIN EVO - Nepal Case Study

This Mountain-EVO case study focuses on the Upper Kaligandaki basin in Nepal due to its relative accessibility and the strategic links with local development actors. 

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Spekboom Carbon Sequestration and Rehabilitation Project

In the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, Subtropical Thicket has faced severe pressure from agriculture.

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Climate Ready Forestry at Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

Queen Elizabeth Forest Park (QEFP) is the first site in the Climate Ready Forest network; a partnership between FC Scotland, Forest Research, ClimateXChange and private sector collaborators, which aims to support the forest sector in Scotland become more resilient to climate change.

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Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape

The Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape (CALL) is one of the largest landscape restoration projects in Europe, aiming to benefit the land, the people and the local economy in the north west of Scotland.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Action Research for Community Adaptation in Bangladesh

What is ARCAB?
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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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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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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EcoAdapt

The EcoAdapt project centres on watershed ecosystem services to develop climate adaptation strategies in three model forest landscapes in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile.

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Forest fires and climate change

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

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Ecosystem based adaptation: a multi-stakeholder affair

Ecosystem based adaptation: a multi-stakeholder affair

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Role of tropical wetlands for adaptation and mitigation

Tropical wetland ecosystems such as peatlands and mangroves play an important role in mitigating, and adapting to climate change.

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