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Sustainable Forest Management to Combat Climate Change

The most recent revisions to Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)'s forest management standard (2022) includes 2 new objectives that are focused significantly on forest management adaptation to climate change. In this webinar, Darren Sleep, PhD, Senior Director of Conservation Science and Strategies at SFI explores these new objectives that will help drive forest management adaptation to climate change across Canada.

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Dry season in northern Ghana Ghana National Fire Service, 2019

Bush Fires for Natural Resources and Environmental Management in Ghana: A Review

Explore an overview of the research that has been done about the impact of bush fires on vulnerable vegetation in Ghana. 

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Illustration by Elise Gunstvedt and Hasan Abbas, GRID-Arendal

Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from the South Caucasus

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from the South Caucasus booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused, or accelerated by, climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication covers Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.

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Cover of the Wildfires book

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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The Gambia

Large Scale Ecosystem-based Adaptation in The Gambia

UN Environment and the government of Gambia have launched the country’s largest adaptation project, which aims to develop a sustainable natural resource-based economy.

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the green book: climate change and urbanisation in south africa

The Green Book: Adapting South African settlements to climate change

The Green Book is an online planning support tool that provides quantitative evidence on the likely impacts that climate change and urbanisation will have on South Africa’s cities and towns.

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