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Increasing success and effectiveness of mangrove conservation investments : a guide for project developers, donors and investors

Mangroves are among the most important ecosystems on the planet. They provide nursery grounds for a wide variety of marine and landbased species, sustain livelihoods of coastal populations, and protection from ocean swell and extreme weather events.

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2018
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National blue carbon policy assessment framework

The value and role of mangroves, saltmarshes and seagrasses for climate change mitigation was established back in 2009 by reports by IUCN and UNEP to focus attention on addressing a critical gap in national carbon accounting and management.

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2016
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Coastal "blue" carbon

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2015
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African solutions in a rapidly changing world = Solutions africaines dans un monde qui change rapidement

In this publication, several case studies from the African continent illustrate the "nature-based solutions" approach and offer hope that effective solutions to the climate change dilemma can be addressed through local responses that also achieve mutual benefits for biodiversity conservation and

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2015
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Keep it fresh or salty : an introductory guide to financing wetland carbon programs and projects

Wetlands have been the focus of conservation and restoration efforts for over a century, and governments, international actors (NGOs and academia) and local communities around the world are now increasingly engaging in wetland restoration or avoiding wetland degration activities for climate chang

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2014
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Ocean acidification : international policy and governance options

As the carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere rises, an increasing amount of the gas is absorbed by the ocean, making it more acidic.

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2014
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Blue carbon policy framework 2.0 : based on the discussion of the International Blue Carbon Policy Working Group

Development and implementation of blue carbon-based activities now requires strategic policy and incentive mechanisms to achieve coastal conservation, restoration and sustainable use, and provide disincentives to drain or damage coastal systems.

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2012
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Blue carbon policy framework : based on the first workshop of the International Blue Carbon Policy Working Group

Development and implementation of blue carbon-based activities now requires strategic policy and incentive mechanisms for coastal conservation, restoration and sustainable use, and and disincentives to drain or damage coastal systems. Currently no broad, strategic program exists to achieve this.

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2011
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Mitigating climate change through restoration and management of coastal wetlands and near-shore marine ecosystems : challenges and opportunities

This report builds on these and other efforts to bring to light the important carbon sequestration potential of coastal wetlands, and the significant and largely unaccounted for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting from the disturbance, drainage, and conversion of these natural coastal carbon

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2011
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Capturing and conserving natural coastal carbon : building mitigation, advancing adaptation

This summary is based on Crooks, S., Herr, D., Laffoley, D., Tamelander, J. and Vandever, J. 2010.

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2010
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The ocean and climate change : tools and guidelines for action

The ocean continues to get only peripheral attention in climate change research and policy, despite its enormous importance in regulating global climate and its sensitivity to the impacts of climate change and ocean acidification.

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2009