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Developing Saint Lucia's National Adaptation Plan

This case study outlines the process taken by the Saint Lucia government to create a National Adaptation Plan as a part of its response to climate change. 

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Mountain and lowland linkages: A Climate Change perspective in the Himalayas

This science brief highlights the linkages between upland and lowland areas with respect to specific themes in mountain ecosystems. 

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Ecosystem-based Adaptation, Women and Flood Resilience in Central Vietnam

ResilNam aims at strengthening the role of women in DRM and CCA through ecosystem-based adaptation, namely the restoration and sustainable management of mangroves and urban water bodies.

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Tourism Industry Financing of Climate Change Adaptation

Tourism, climate change, and small islands

The SIDS’ tourism sector is threatened by climate change and high adaptation costs. Through industry stakeholders, this study explores the potential of tourism to finance its own CCA.

 

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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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Policy recommendations for subnational renewable development in Indonesia

This Inside Story discusses the policy measures recommended for the development of renewable energy by independent power producers (IPPs) in Indonesia.

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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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Adaptation Finance from Tourism in SIDS

Abstract

Worldwide tourism is one of the largest global industries and is the main economic sector of many Small Island Development States (SIDS). Unfortunately the tourism industry in...

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Advancing green growth in the tourism sector:
 The case of Hue, Vietnam

Summary

Hue is a small but rapidly growing city in central Vietnam where tourism plays a key role in the city’s socioeconomic development, but also has negative impacts on its environment...

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Catalysing sustainable tourism: The case of Chiang Mai, Thailand

Summary

Chiang Mai is one of the fastest growing cities in Thailand and serves as a regional economic and cultural hub in the northern part of the country. Its rich cultural heritage and...

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Building coastal resilience in Thong Tom Yai, Thailand

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Thong Tom Yai Community is located in Thong Tom Bay in Tambon Dan Sawi, in Chumphon province in the South of Thailand. The main sources of income in Thong...

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Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

Adaptation challenge

The tourism service providers in Hue city were estimated to emit about 0.5 million tons of CO2 equivalent in the year 2011. For developing sustainable urban tourism,...

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Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

Adaptation challenge The transportation sector in Chiang Mai Municipality (CMM) contributes to significant Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) is an option to not...
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Tourism and Climate Change in Cambodia

Abstract

This study focuses on the climate change adaptation of the tourism sector in Cambodia. Climate change adaptation has come into focus since it has been realised that climate change...

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Benin Ecotourism Concern

Eco-Bénin is an NGO created in 1999 by Gautier Amoussou, Ing. Agronomist.

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Bosque Modelo Alto Malleco

Los Bosques Modelo procuran el desarrollo sostenible de un territorio y por lo tanto contribuyen a alcanzar objetivos globales de reducción de pobreza, cambio climático, lucha contra la...

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Bosque Modelo Jujuy

Los Bosques Modelo procuran el desarrollo sostenible de un territorio y por lo tanto contribuyen a alcanzar objetivos globales de reducción de pobreza, cambio climático, lucha contra la...

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Red Iberoamericana de Bosques Modelo

La Red Iberoamericana de Bosques Modelo enlaza territorios donde se impulsan iniciativas para el buen manejo de los bosques y recursos naturales.  La RIABM es una alianza voluntaria entre...

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Bosque Modelo Chiquitano

Los Bosques Modelo procuran el desarrollo sostenible de un territorio y por lo tanto contribuyen a alcanzar objetivos globales de reducción de pobreza, cambio climático, lucha contra la...

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IMPACT2C

Image source: Fred Hattermann / PIK

Political discussions on the European goal to limit global warming to 2°C demands that discussions are informed by the best...

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Heatwaves

The "heat wave" phenomenon is increasing all over Europe, affecting all sectors and increasing population mortality in summer, especially of elderly people living in urban areas. Both...

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Methodology of Senegal NCAP Project

Tourism

The tourism sector, which contributes 4.6% of Senegal's GDP is the second leading foreign exchange generator in the country. Over 20,000 international visitors per year come to...

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Climate in Tourism and Transport

Senegal used the resources made available under NCAP to extend and deepen its experience with the NAPA process, and in so doing they moved NAPA implementation in some interesting and...

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