All articles for the topic: Wetland

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Working for Water, Working for Wetlands, Working on Fire

A case study on ecological infrastructure for resilience and job creation in South Africa, focussing on water, wetlands and fire.

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Integrating Climate Adaptation in Water Catchment Planning in Uganda

This briefing note provides an overview of the results of a climate risk assessment of water resources in the Ruhezamyenda catchment in Uganda.

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Restoration of the former Saltworks

Adaptive restoration of former saltworks can help wetlands recover their functionality and resilience to adapt to sea-level rise, while improving the biodiversity habitat.

 

 

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Building Resilient Communities, Wetland Ecosystems and Associated Catchments in Uganda

This project is supporting the Government of Uganda in the management of critical wetlands that are being affected by a changing climate.

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Selecting ecosystem service models for decision-making

This guide by the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) programme helps readers to assess how ecosystem service models could support policy-making in their countries.

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Building resilience through ecosystem restoration in Somali Regional State, Ethiopia

The Atlas maps the landscape and illustrates challenges and opportunities for sustainable resource management. The analysis is a roadmap to reverse environmental degradation.

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Mangrove Restoration: 'To plant or not to plant?'

The majority of mangrove planting efforts are failing. A more effective approach is natural mangrove rehabilitation. This leaflet explores the question ‘To plant or not to plant?’

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Vulnerabilidad y Resiliencia en el Altiplano Boliviano

El presente exhibe el producto de años de investigación en el área con resultados existosos de construcción de información como apoyo en la toma de desiciones para la región.

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OPOE Case Study - Collaborative Management: governance for the new normal, North Karelia, Finland

Collaborative management: governance for the new normal

This is an interactive, web-based case study exploring the critical role of local-traditional knowledge in ecosystem restoration in North Karelia, Finland.

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Reducing floods and land slides in the Agusan Delta, Philippines

This animation shows an integrated disaster risk reduction approach in which care for people and nature goes hand in hand.

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The Role of Mangroves in Fisheries Enhancement

Some 210 million people live in low elevation areas within 10 km of mangroves and many of these directly benefit from mangrove-associated fisheries. Yet, these people are often unaware of...

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Mangroves for coastal defence

This practical guidebook summarises the findings of three technical reviews on mangroves and provides practical management recommendations to coastal zone managers and policymakers.

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Inner Forth Futurescape

Photograph by RSPB

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Summary

Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...

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Pond renovation, bund and shutter construction

Kadapakkam's renovated pond and bund construction

The village of Kadapakkam with its 600 inhabitants is located around 4 km from the coastline of the Bay of Bengal in...

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Improving Habitat Management to restore a raised bog

Safeguarding raised peat bogs- Dammed ditch on Blawhorn Moss

Safeguarding peat bogs and their stored carbon

Climate change could have severe consequences for the...

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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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Wetlands International

Wetlands International is the only global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation and restoration of wetlands.

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Mainstreaming EbA in Tanzania

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Tanzania hosts a variety of ecosystems, including mountain, drylands, wetlands, coastal and marine ecosystems. These ecosystems directly support the livelihoods of many Tanzanians...

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation in Greater Banjul, Gambia

A wetland with mangrove forest in Greater Banjul

Summary

The Gambia has sensitive natural resources such as forests, woodlands, range lands, water resources, offshore...

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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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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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NCAP Vietnam: Thua Thien Hue

The following are specific recommendations for the most vulnerable sectors and areas - agriculture, water resources and coastal zones - of Thua Thien Hue Province:

Adaptation options for...

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