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Ecosystems protecting infrastructure and communities

Despite increasing recognition of the importance of ecosystem-based approaches for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, implementation remains mostly underdeveloped worldwide. Lack of knowledge on the implementation process present an important barrier.

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2017
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Tidal flats

This booklet is an attempt to redress the lack of general knowledge on tidal flats and create awareness about their importance and the current threats facing these little-known ecosystems. 

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2013
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Lagoons and estuaries

Coastal lagoons and estuaries, lying at the boundary between ocean and land, house a unique mosaic of habitats, giving rise to high species diversity and the creation of ecotones. They are also ecologically and economically important ecosystems that provide many ecosystem services.

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2013
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The Gulf of Mannar and its surroundings : a resource book for teachers in the Mannar District

Increasing incidence and intensity of natural disasters and climate change are having over-arching impacts on the environment. Sustainable development is being undermined. Ecological services and their indirect economic values are frequently omitted from assessments.

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2012
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Threatened ... Sri Lanka's biodiversity

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2011
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Integrating environmental safeguards into disaster management : a field manual. Volume 3 : tools, techniques and relevant resources

Increasing incidence and intensity of natural disasters and climate change are having over-arching impacts on the environment. Sustainable development is being undermined. Ecological services and their indirect economic values are frequently omitted from assessments.

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2009
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Integrating environmental safeguards into disaster management : a field manual. Volume 2 : the disaster management cycle

Increasing incidence and intensity of natural disasters and climate change are having over-arching impacts on the environment. Sustainable development is being undermined. Ecological services and their indirect economic values are frequently omitted from assessments.

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2008
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Integrating environmental safeguards into disaster management : a field manual. Volume 1 : reference material

Increasing incidence and intensity of natural disasters and climate change are having over-arching impacts on the environment. Sustainable development is being undermined. Ecological services and their indirect economic values are frequently omitted from assessments.

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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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Seagrasses and sand dunes

Seagrass meadows and sand dunes are lesser known coastal ecosystems that are located landward from coral reefs and sometimes seaward from mangroves.

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2008
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Coral reefs

Corals are a vital component of marine ecosystems. They provide food and protection for a huge variety of fish and marine life; are crucial to sustaining livelihoods among coastal populations; and a key mechanism for ensuring the protection of low-lying coastal areas.

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2008
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Mangroves

Mangroves are among the most important ecosystems on the planet. They provide food and protection for a huge variety of marine and land-based species, sustain livelihoods of coastal populations, and provide protection from ocean swell and extreme weather events.

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2008
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A strategy for addressing issues of aquatic invasive alien species in the Lower Mekong Basin

Like most natural ecosystems across Asia, the wetlands in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) are under threat from various human activities and from invasive alien species (IAS).

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2007
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Conserving medicinal species : securing a healthy future

Wild plant species are used for medicine in most countries of the world.

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2006