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Technical guidelines for the design and management of participatory connectivity conservation and restoration projects at the landscape scale in Latin America

This document recounts the authors’ experience in participatory conservation processes that seek terrestrial biodiversity connectivity. It synthesizes at least a decade of research and practice.

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2016
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Policy matters : certification and biodiversity : how voluntary certification standards impact biodiversity and human livelihoods

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2016
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Protected planet national technical series : Republic of Korea

The aim of the report is to assess the status of the protected area network of the Republic of Korea and propose priorities for expansion to support the implementation of international and national biodiversity targets.

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2016
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The significance of the Beung Kiat Ngong Ramsar site (Champasak province, Lao PDR) and its surroundings for biodiversity conservation

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2015
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Enseignements à tirer d’une étude des projets visant à promouvoir de nouveaux moyens de subsistance en Afrique centrale

La chasse de viande de brousse représente l’une des grandes menaces pour les écosystèmes forestiers mondiaux. Outre l’utilisation d’approches descendantes (telles que l’application des lois nationales sur la chasse), les projets visant à promouvoir de nouveaux moyens de subsistance ont été mis en

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2015
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Learning our lessons : a review of alternative livelihood projects in Central Africa

Bushmeat hunting represents one of the biggest threats to tropical forest ecosystems. In addition to the use of top-down approaches (such as the enforcement of national hunting laws), alternative livelihood projects have been implemented at the community level with the aim of reducing hunting thr

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2015
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Protecting the wild : parks and wilderness, the foundation of conservation

A companion volume to Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of EarthProtecting the Wild provides a necessary addition to the conversation about the future of conservation in the so-called Anthropocene.

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2015
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Asia protected planet report 2014

Asia has a rich cultural and natural heritage, but rapid development, population growth and an erosion of traditional practices are resulting in habitat loss and degradation, which is putting protected areas in Asia at risk and leading to serious decline in the biodiversity they harbour.

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2014
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Scaling in ecology and biodiversity conservation

This book describes the challenges that arise in studying and conserving biodiversity across different scales. It describes a wide range of practical methods and recommendations to improve conservation at continental and global scales.

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2014
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Guidelines for undertaking rapid biodiversity assessments in terrestrial and marine environments in the Pacific

SPREP presents these guidelines for undertaking rapid biodiversity assessments in its Pacific island member countries and territories: Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia. These assessments are referred to as BIORAPs.

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2014
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Guidelines for wildlife disease risk analysis

This IUCN-OIE publication provides an overview of the science-based processes and tools available for wildlife disease risk analysis and their application to a broad range of contemporary issues, including human-wildlife interactions, domestic animal-wildlife interactions and the impacts of massi

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2014
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A gift of nature : twenty years of conservation and photography

The book is a synopsis of the last 20 years of groundbreaking CEMEX Conservation Books.

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2012
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Umwelt : Bedrohung und Bewahrung

Das Thema Umwelt wird das 21. Jahrhundert womöglich so prägen, wie kaum ein anderes. Denn Umwelt steht für die Umgebung des Menschen, die auf ihn einwirkt und die er durch sein Handeln beeinflusst. Doch wie ist es um sie bestellt?

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2012
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The zoological park, a new ally for biodiversity

“The Zoological Park: a new ally for Biodiversity” delivers directly and succinctly what must be understood as the requirements of the EU Zoos Directive established in 1999.

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2012
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UNEP year book 2012 : emerging issues in our global environment

The 2012 UNEP Year Book spotlights two emerging issues that underline the challenges but also the choices nations need to consider to deliver a sustainable 21st century— urgently improved management of the world’s soils and the decommissioning of nuclear reactors.

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2012
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Evolution de la biodiversité en Suisse depuis 1900

La biodiversité est le fondement même de notre vie - l’estimation de sa valeur économique, écologique, sociale et esthétique ne sera jamais trop élevée. Ainsi, en 2003, les ministres européens de l’environnement décidèrent d’endiguer l’érosion de la biodiversité avant 2010.

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2011
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Incentive measures for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity : case studies and lessons learned

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2011
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Mini Darwin in Amazzonia

In occasione dell'Anno Internazionale della Biodiversità, i Mini Darwin sono partiti alla scoperta del "polmone verde della Terra": la foresta amazzonica.

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2011
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In search of biohappiness : biodiversity and food, health and livelihood security

This book describes how an era of biohappiness, based on the conservation and sustainable and equitable use of biodiversity, can be launched.

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2011
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Advancing the biodiversity agenda : a UN system-wide contribution

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2010
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Mountain biodiversity and global change

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2010
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Atlas de la biodiversité de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, tome II : Burkina Faso

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2010
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Biodiversity scenarios : projections of 21st Century change in biodiversity and associated ecosystem services : a technical report for the Global Biodiversity Outlook 3

This study focuses on projected estimates of biodiversity change for the 21st century. Results were used for the third Global Biodiversity Outlook.

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2010
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Biodiversity indicators and the 2010 biodiversity target : outputs, experiences and lessons learnt from the 2010 Biodiversity Indicators Partnership

This report summarises the experiences and lessons learnt from the 2010 Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (2010 BIP), as well as providing details of 27 global indicators developed in support of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)'s 2010 Biodiversity Target.

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2010
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Ethno-ornithology : birds, indigenous peoples, culture and society

"An African proverb states that when a knowledgeable old person dies, a whole library disappears. In that light, this book presents knowledge that is new or has not been readily available until now because it has not previously been captured or reported by indigenous people.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

El parque zoológico, un nuevo aliado de la biodiversidad Guía para la aplicación de la Ley 31/2003 de conservación de la fauna silvestre en los parques zoológicos (2ª edición)

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2010
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Do we need pandas? : the uncomfortable truth about biodiversity

How much do we really know about the species that make up the natural world? In this fascinating book Ken Thompson explains what we do and don t understand about biodiversity.

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2010
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Ecosystem goods and services in development planning : a good practice guide

The aim of the Good Practice Guide (GPG) is to provide a better understanding about the role of the environment and how development policies and budget processes can effectively internalize environmental priorities and benefits.

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2010
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Wandel der Biodiversität in der Schweiz seit 1900 : ist die Talsohle erreicht?

Die Biodiversität ist unsere Lebensgrundlage - ihr ökonomischer, ökologischer, sozialer und ästhetischer Wert kann nicht hoch genug eingeschätzt werden. Im Jahr 2003 beschlossen die Umweltminister Europas daher, den Verlust der Biodiversität bis ins Jahr 2010 zu stoppen.

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2010
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The importance of biodiversity and ecosystems in economic growth and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean : an economic valuation of ecosystems

UNDP’s Environment and Energy Group is pleased to publish this Report which will be a cornerstone for future approaches and policy dialogue on the economics and management of ecosystem services.

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2010
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Conditions for survival : toward a "solar energy-based society" full of vibrant life

Part 1 of this final report outlines current global environmental problems and serves as an introduction to the entire report. Part 2 gives the results of the Conference discussions.

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2010
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Linking biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction : what, why and how?

As a contribution to clarifying the contested claims, IIED, UNEP-WCMC and the African Wildlife Foundation organised a symposium in April 2010.

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2010
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Linking biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation : a state of knowledge review

Two “state of knowledge” reviews were commissioned to explore the evidence base for two common assumptions about the link between biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction: 1) that the poor depend on biodiversity; and 2) that biodiversity conservation can be a mechanism for poverty reductio

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2010
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Banking on biodiversity : a natural way out of poverty

As a policy research organisation, the International Institute for Environment and Development has evolved key concepts, theories and ways of working in sustainable development since 1973. The big idea we explore here is banking on biodiversity.

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2010
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Look both ways : mainstreaming biodiversity and poverty reduction

To manage trade-offs, biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction must be tackled together by integrating relevant concerns into the decisions and institutions that drive policy, rules, plans, investment and action for both — a process known as ‘mainstreaming’.

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2010
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Der Einfluss veränderter Landnutzungen auf Klimawandel und Biodiversität

Der derzeit prognostizierte Klimawandel wird für Natur und Landschaft ebenso wie für die Landnutzung tiefgreifende, wenn auch noch nicht in allen Details und Konsequenzen absehbare Folgen haben.

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2010
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Socio-economic monitoring for the ecosystem approach

Today, it is generally accepted that socioeconomic issues play a pivotal role in determining the success of efforts aimed at the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity.

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2010
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Managementmassnahmen in Küstenlebensräumen und Ästuarien der Nord- und Ostsee

Terrestrische und semi-terrestrische Lebensräume an den Küsten von Nord- und Ostsee stehen im besonderen Maße im Spannungsfeld verschiedenster Nutzungsansprüche. Bemühungen zum Erhalt naturnaher Biotope konkurrieren in diesem Bereich u.a.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

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2010
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Natural capital of Mexico, synopsis : current knowledge, evaluation and prospects for sustainability

This synopsis has been produced to highlight the core aspects of the first three volumes of Natural Capital of Mexico, which gives us an overview to identify priorities for future attention, new research areas and options for the conservation and sustainable management of biodiversity in Mexico.

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2010
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Assessing biodiversity in Europe : the 2010 report

This report considers the status and trends of pan-European biodiversity in a range of ecosystems, and the implications of these trends for biodiversity management policy and practice.

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2010
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Écologie de la santé et biodiversité

Cet ouvrage collectif est un support pour l'enseignement et fait le point sur les recherches actuelles à l'interface entre la biodiversité et les enjeux de santé publique et vétérinaire, en réussant des chercheurs aux compétences et origines très variées: écologie, biologie de la conser

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2010
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Biodiversité : source de richesse

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2010
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The futurability of biodiversity : educational presentation material for use in university lectures

Futurability is derived from the German zukunft (future) and fähigkeit (potential or ability). "Sustainability" and "sustainable development" are globally recognized modern terms. However, both of these include the meaning of "maintaining the current status quo".

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2010
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Branding biodiversity : the new nature message

This booklet is for biodiversity campaigners, policy makers and media who are open to radically changing our biodiversity message, in order to radically increase action.

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2010
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Linking conservation and poverty alleviation : the case of great apes : an overview of current policy and practice in Africa

This report is the third PCLG (Poverty and Conservation Learning Group) output supported by the Arcus Foundation grant. The purpose of this report is to document current efforts to link great ape conservation and poverty reduction in the African, ape range states.

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2010
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Development and gorillas? : assessing fifteen years of integrated conservation and development in south-western Uganda

This report summarises the findings of a study, conducted between 2001 and 2002, which aimed to test the effectiveness of these strategies in reconciling biodiversity conservation and socio-economic development interests, in particular through interventions that both improved livelihoods and resu

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2010
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Naturschutz-Monitoring in Deutschland : Stand und Perspektiven

Der vorliegende Band gibt in 21 Artikeln die Beiträge des im April 2008 in der internationalen Naturschutzakademie auf der Insel Vilm durchgeführten Seminars „Naturschutz-Monitoring in Deutschland – Stand und Perspektiven“ wieder.

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2010
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État de conservation des espèces et des habitats naturels de l'Union européenne

Includes discussion of the conservation activities relating to "les hêtraies du Luzulu-Fagetum", "les phoques" (including Phoca vitulina and Halichoerus grypus), "la cistude d'Europe (Emys orbicularis) and "les grands carnivores" (including Canis Lupus and

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2010
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Building a future for wildlife : zoos and aquariums committed to biodiversity conservation

"Building a future for wildlife" is the slogan of the World Zoo and Aquarium Conservation Strategy. Modern zoos and aquariums are playing an increasingly active and important role in conserving species in their natural habitat.

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2010

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