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Coastal Hazard Wheel

Coastal Hazard Wheel Platform

The Coastal Hazard Wheel platform is the hub for all activities related to the Coastal Hazard Wheel system.

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Ecosystem based adaptation in marine, terrestrial and coastal regions as a means of improving livelihoods in the face of climate change

Conservation International is implementing Ecosystem-based Adaptation approaches in marine, terrestrial and coastal regions in Brazil, Philippines and South Africa, where we have strong...

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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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Developing quantitative indices for Nepal

In the next steps quantitative indicators of vulnerability are developed by linking to the qualitative concerns revealed in the exposure matrix. As shown in Table 2 the aim is to link the...

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HDI

Sample of existing vulnerability indices

Overview of national level vulnerability indicators

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Palau Conservation Society

The Palau Conservation Society (PCS) is the leading conservation organization in Palau.

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Benin Environment and Education Society

The mission of Benin Environment and Education Society is to rehabilitate and improve the indigenous biodiversity of Benin wetlands system to the benefit of local communities and districts, as well

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Adaptation – just a fancy new name?

The term adaptation can refer to many different activities (including technical, institutional, legal and educational measures), implemented by different communities of practice, in different...

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Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions: Economics of Adaptation

Introduction

Several groups have been working on the economics of climate impacts and adaptation. This is a technical area,...

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Resilience

In seeking to situate the vulnerability of local communities in Lesotho within the wider framing of dynamic vulnerability and adaptive management theory, we have conducted an analysis of local...

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Key findings from Colombia NCAP Project

Describes the key findings of the Colombia NCAP project including: 1) system description of the project sites, 2) vulnerability assessments and scenarios, and 3) sea level rise adaptation measures.

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Biodiversity in the Albertine Rift

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An advanced education and training program on biodiversity conservation and climate change was implemented at the University of Dar es Salaam,...

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