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IUCN Grey Literature

Coastal blue carbon stocks in Tanzania and Mozambique

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2021
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Cultural and spiritual significance of nature

The cultural and spiritual significance of nature has been defined as the spiritual, cultural, inspirational, aesthetic, historic and social meanings, values, feelings, ideas and associations that natural features and nature in general have for past, present and future generations of people – bot

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2021
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Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in the islands and lagoons of northern Sri Lanka

After the 30-year long civil war was over, the Government of Sri Lanka commenced an accelerated programme to develop the Northern Province. If not carefully planned, such a programme will result in the loss of biodiversity and the consequent loss of services that ecosystems provide humans.

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2020
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The conservation status and distribution of Mediterranean dung beetles

The Mediterranean Red List assessment is a review of the regional conservation status of approximately 6,000 species (amphibians, mammals, reptiles, birds, fishes, butterflies, dragonflies, beetles, corals and plants) according to the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria.

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

Policies that support forest landscape restoration

A successful process to advance forest landscape restoration (FLR) needs to motivate, enable and resource its implementation. This brief offers a preliminary exploratory analysis of some of the range of policies that respond to each of these three requirements. 

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

Inter-institutional coordination mechanisms for forest landscape restoration

The first part of this document offers guidance to assess the development of new or existing inter-institutional coordination mechanisms (ICMs) for forest landscape restoration (FLR).

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

Women and wool in Dehesas : Gender overview of the wool supply chain in Spain

This document explores the gender dimensions of cultural practices in the Dehesa region of Spain. Specifically, the report examines the roles, responsibilities, constraints, and opportunities for women pastoralists and women involved in the wool industry.

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

Value chains in Lebanon's Shouf Biosphere Reserve

This report explores the status of six crops in Lebanon’s Shouf Biosphere Reserve and further provides opportunities and recommendations to grow the value chains of these crops.

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

Lemnos Island, Greece : Socio-economic sustainability of cultural practices

This document highlights the commercial prospects of several food products in the Greek island of Lemnos. The document further highlights challenges and opportunities related to the market for these products. The executive summary is in English, while the longer document is in Greek.

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

The role of women in the Shouf Biosphere Reserve, Lebanon

This report explores the role of gender in the division of labour and cultural practices in Lebanon’s Shouf region.

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

Gender, culture, and sustainability in the Mediterranean

This document provides a review of existing literature around women’s roles in local economies, cultural preservation and environmental conservation in the Mediterranean Basin.

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2020
Non IUCN Publication

Conservation biology

This book provides a thorough, up-to-date examination of conservation biology and the many supporting disciplines that comprise conservation science.

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2020
Non IUCN Publication

Kosciuszko : a great national park

This book tells the story of one of Australia’s natural wonders, Kosciuszko National Park.

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2020
IUCN Publication

IUCN Global Ecosystem Typology 2.0

Ecosystems are critically important components of Earth’s biological diversity and as the natural capital that sustains human life and well-being.

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2020
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Pro-poor analysis of REDD+ activities in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

REDD+ refers to the implementation of activities under the UNFCCC in developing tropical countries to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and to promote the sustainable management of forests and the enhancement and conservation of forest carbon stocks.

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2020
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Catalysing State and non-State actors for nature

In recent decades, partnerships and cooperative initiatives of State and non-State actors have been increasingly called upon by the United Nations to contribute transformative solutions to the challenges of sustainable development.

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2020
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IUCN World Heritage Outlook 3

IUCN World Heritage Outlook 3 builds on three cycles of Conservation Outlook Assessments undertaken since 2014. It presents the main results for 2020, but also some longer-term trends based on a comparison of three data sets now available.

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2020
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The state of protected and conserved areas in Eastern and Southern Africa

The state of protected and conserved areas in Eastern and Southern Africa is the first report that brings together information on protected and conserved areas for the whole Eastern and Southern Africa region.

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2020
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Guidelines for geoconservation in protected and conserved areas

These Guidelines are intended to help improve the conservation and management of geoheritage and geodiversity in protected and conserved areas and recognition of the interrelationships and interactions with biological features and processes.

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

Guidelines for using A global standard for the identification of Key Biodiversity Areas : version 1.1

Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) are sites that contribute significantly to the global persistence of biodiversity. The purpose of the Guidelines for using A Global Standard for the Identification of Key Biodiversity Areas is to ensure that KBA identification is based on consistent, scienti

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2020
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IUCN Guidelines for gathering of fishers’ knowledge for policy development and applied use

Small-scale fisheries provide food security, livelihoods and income to millions of people but their management still presents a challenge to managers and other stakeholders due to problems in gathering suitable information and its incorporation in fisheries policy.

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2020
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Sports and urban biodiversity

Investing in nature and nature-based solutions is an important pathway to address the current ecological crisis.

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

The Mediterranean : Mare Plasticum

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2020
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National Red data book of mammals in Jordan

This is the first national Red List assessment of the 85 mammalian species, reported from Jordan. The aim was to assess the national conservation status of the terrestrial mammals in Jordan.

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2020
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Ex situ options for cetacean conservation : executive summary of the report of the 2018 workshop, Nuremberg, Germany

China’s Yangtze river dolphin (Lipotes vexillifer), was declared likely to be extinct in 2006, due to threats in the wild such as habitat loss, entanglement in fishing gear and ship strikes, which were not effectively dealt with using the management tools available prior to that time.

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2020
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Ex situ options for cetacean conservation

China’s Yangtze river dolphin (Lipotes vexillifer), was declared likely to be extinct in 2006, due to threats in the wild such as habitat loss, entanglement in fishing gear and ship strikes, which were not effectively dealt with using the management tools available prior to that time.

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

International Union for Conservation of Nature : Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office annual report 2019

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2020
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IUCN EICAT Categories and Criteria : first edition

A unified classification of alien taxa based on the magnitude of their environmental impacts has been developed in response to these issues.

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2020
Non IUCN Publication

Ecology : fifth edition

The bestselling textbook for undergraduate ecology courses, Ecology is an easy-to-read and well-organized text for instructors and students to explore the basics of the field.

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

IUCN 2019 : International Union for Conservation of Nature annual report 2019

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

IUCN 2019 : International Union for Conservation of Nature, Oceania Regional Office annual report 2019

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2020
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Common ground

Recent major international reports have highlighted the alarming impact of food production systems on climate change, land and biodiversity.

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

Contributing to scaling up forest landscape restoration in Ethiopia

This report intends to identify the opportunities and barriers of introducing and scaling up of FLR into selected pilot landscapes of Ethiopia: the districts (or woredas used as a synonym throughout this document) of Sodo and Meket, located in SNNP and Amhara regions respectively.

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2020
Non IUCN Publication

Conserving native forests

This book looks at the current state of the world’s forests and progress towards more sustainable forest conservation globally.

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2020
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The conservation revolution : radical ideas for saving nature beyond the Anthropocene

Building a razor-sharp critique of current conservation proposals and their contradictions, Büscher and Fletcher argue that the Anthropocene challenge demands something bigger, better and bolder. Something truly revolutionary. They propose convivial conservation as the way forward.

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2020
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Protected Areas Benefits Assessment Tool + (PA-BAT+)

The Protected Areas Benefits Assessment Tool+ (PA-BAT+) aims to collate and assess information about the overall benefits from conservation and protection in protected areas. It can also be used in other area-based conservation sites.

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2020
Non IUCN Publication

National guidance for plastic pollution hotspotting and shaping action

This guidance is co-developed by UNEP, IUCN, and the Life Cycle Initiative.

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2020
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Guidance for using the IUCN Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions : first edition

This Guidance for using the IUCN Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions accompanies the Global Standard to provide the scientific basis and guidance for users.

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2020
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IUCN Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions : first edition

The IUCN Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions lists the Criteria and Indicators, as adopted by the 98th Meeting of the IUCN Council in 2020.

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IUCN Grey Literature

Advancing action on nature through business platforms

Engaging with business is vital for moving towards a more sustainable future. This paper examines nine different business and biodiversity platforms from across the IUCN network.

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2020
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Mainstreaming climate change in the Rio Doce watershed restoration

Increased risk of climate change makes the communities in the Rio Doce more vulnerable to events, such as flooding, landslides and coastal erosion, indicating the need for policies and investments to build institutional and  societal resilience for climate change adaptation, particularly in regar

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2020
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Guidelines for conserving connectivity through ecological networks and corridors

Connectivity conservation is essential for managing healthy ecosystems, conserving biodiversity and adapting to climate change across all biomes and spatial scales.

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2020
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Approaches to sustainable agriculture

The high amount of land used for cultivation and livestock farming has dramatically shaped landscapes in Europe and throughout the rest of the world. Agriculture is a fundamental human activity that intrinsically depends on nature and at the same time poses a threat to it.

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2020
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Regional action plan for the conservation of western chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) 2020–2030

In 2016, IUCN uplisted the western chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes verus, from “Endangered” to “Critically Endangered”, reflecting the subspecies’ increasingly dire conservation status.

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2020
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Roatán spiny-tailed iguana (Ctenosaura oedirhina)

The Endangered Roatán spiny-tailed iguana (Ctenosaura oedirhina) is found only on the islands of Roatán, Barbareta, and some surrounding cays.

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

Closing the gap : financing and resourcing of protected and conserved areas in Eastern and Southern Africa

This report aims to provide an overview of the current status of protected area finance in the Southern and Eastern African region, covering 24 countries, to understand the extent of the challenge.

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2020
IUCN Grey Literature

The status and distribution of freshwater fishes in Mexico

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2020
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Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation annual report 2019

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2020
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International Union for Conservation of Nature : Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean Regional Office annual report 2019

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2020
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Afrique Centrale et Occidentale Bureau Regional rapport annuel 2019

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2020

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