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Socioeconomic and ecological monitoring toolkit : Huraa Mangrove Nature Reserve

In this toolkit, we focus on both human (socioeconomic) and biophysical (ecological) aspects of monitoring. Socioeconomic monitoring normally focuses on people’s knowledge and attitude towards an ecosystem as well as their natural resource use and dependence.

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2008
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Linking coastal ecosystems and human well-being : learning from conceptual frameworks and empirical results

This technical report uses the framework of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment to extend awareness on the value of coastal ecosystems, their products and services for human well-being (i.e.

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2008
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An uncertain future : biodiversity and livelihoods along the Mekong river in Northern Lao PDR

The Lao People’s Democratic Republic lies at the heart the Mekong River basin. It has an abundance of natural resources including water, wetlands, forests and biodiversity.

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2006
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Guide to Sinharaja : a biodiversity hotspot of the world

This publication will serve as a concise guide to the Sinharaja rainforest, by providing tips and advice to visitors, and information with regards to its cultural importance. Descriptions and checklists have also been provided for some of the plant and animal species found in this rainforest.

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2006
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The fauna of Sri Lanka : status of taxonomy, research and conservation

Taxonomic research on the faunal groups of Sri Lanka has undergone tremendous growth since the 1990s, resulting in the discovery and scientific description of several new species.

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2006
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A biodiversity status profile of Anawilundawa sanctuary - a Ramsar wetland in the Western dry zone of Sri Lanka

This paper presents the findings of a series of biodiversity assessments conducted in the Anawilundawa wetland sanctuary from September 2003-January 2004.

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2005
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A biodiversity status profile of Lunama, Kalametiya wetland sanctuary

The Lunama and Kalametiya lagoons are located on the southeastern coast of Sri Lanka. Part of the Dry Zone of the country, their importance led to their being designated in 1984 as a Sanctuary under the Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance.

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2005
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Tropical rainforests : a resource book for secondary school teachers

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2005
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A comparison of the conservation and legal status of the fauna and flora of Sri Lanka

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2003
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A guide to the biodiversity of Knuckles forest region

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2003
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An assessment of the status of biodiversity in the Muthurajawela Wetland sanctuary

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2002
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A biodiversity status profile of Bundala National Park : a Ramsar national wetland of Sri Lanka

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2002
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An assessment of the status of biodiversity in the Maduganga mangrove estuary

The Maduganga estuary and mangrove islets are a complex coastal wetland ecosystem situated in the southern part of Sri Lanka. Currently not a protected area, Maduganga has been recognised as a priority wetland for conservation because of its rich biodiversity.

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2002
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Guide to Bundala : a guide to the biodiversity of Bundala national park, a Ramsar wetland in Sri Lanka

In 1990, the Bundala lagoons of Sri Lanka became the country’s first Ramsar site – a wetland of international importance for migratory waterfowl. In 1992, Bundala was upgraded to a National Park.

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2001
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An overview of the threatened herpetofauna of South Asia

The South Asian region can be considered a herpetofaunal ‘hotspot’ with its high degree of species richness and diversity of amphibian and reptilian fauna.

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2001