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Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery

The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) is a multi-donor partnership that supports low and middle-income countries to understand, manage, and reduce their risks from natural

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Meaningful participation in urban ecosystem-based adaptation - how can it work?

Discover how urban ecosystem-based adaptation approaches can foster participation and inclusiveness through a series of global examples in this short blog.

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National Wildlife Federation

The National Wildlife Federation, America's largest and most trusted conservation organization, works across the country to unite Americans from all walks of life in giving wildlife a voice.

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National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government headquartered at the Main Interior Building in Washington, D.C. that manages a

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS or FWS) is an agency within the United States Department of the Interior dedicated to the manag

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SFI 2022 Forest Management Standard

This standard promotes sustainable forestry based on 13 Principles, 17 Objectives, 41 Performance Measures and 114 Indicators related to water quality, biodiversity, wildlife habitat, species at risk and Forests with Exceptional Conservation Value.

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Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting Adaptation Principles into Practice

The guide is designed to help conservationists and resource managers incorporate climate change considerations into their work.

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An Introduction to Nature-based Solutions

Explore the basics of nature-based solutions as concept with example case studies through this introductory article. 

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COPE Books for Children: Wildfires

Learn about disaster risk reduction and wildfires with this illustrated children's book from COPE. This time the COPE Squad travel to Pretoria, South Africa, to meet experts and learn all about wildfires. They put their training to good use when called to San Francisco to help with a real Wildfire.

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How corn links Jamaica’s food supply to climate change in the US Midwest

This case study explores how Jamaica’s deep dependency on US maize affects both its economy and food security in a changing climate.

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Climate justice for people and nature through urban EbA

Examples of urban EbA interventions, predominantly in the Global South, are explored in this paper and linked with seven proposed EbA social principles related to climate justice.

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National Adaptation Strategies

This event explored lessons learned from KE4CAP countries, including tools for effective engagement of partners in the National Adaptation Strategy (NAS) process, governance mechanisms, and M&E. 
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Emory University

Emory University is a private research university in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Massachusetts Insitutute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private land-grant research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Wikimedia Foundation

The nonprofit Wikimedia Foundation provides the essential infrastructure for free knowledge.

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Las Vegas adaptation policies at a glance

This case study provides a short insight into climate issues faced by the city of Las Vegas and its region and the adaptation policies, plans and action to tackle them.

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University of Rhode Island

As a major research university defined by innovation and big thinking, URI offers its undergraduate, graduate, and professional students distinctive educational opportunities designed to meet the g

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Prescient Weather

Prescient Weather Ltd is a firm with a history of substantial accomplishment by its principal scientists in previous activities at Penn State, Weather Ventures Ltd, the World Climate Service, and i

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West Virginia University

West Virginia University (WVU) is a family of distinctive campuses united by a single mission.

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Commission for Environmental Cooperation

Three countries working together to protect our shared environment: Since 1994, Canada, Mexico and the United States have collaborated in protecting North America's enviro

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Purdue University

Purdue University is a public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana and is the flagship campus of the Purdue University system. The main campus in West Lafayette offers mo

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Valuing the Benefits, Costs and Impacts of EbA Measures

This sourcebook assists in building awareness, knowledge and capacity about why, how and in which contexts EbA valuation can be used to inform, guide and influence adaptation decision-making.

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Ohio University

Ohio University is a large, primarily residential, public research university in Athens, Ohio, United States. As of 2016, the university's total enrollment, including all campuses,

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Yale University

Since its founding in 1701, Yale has been dedicated to expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations.

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