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IUCN Grey Literature

Biodiversity risks and opportunities in the apparel sector

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2016
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On the edge : the state and fate of the world's tropical rainforests

This book provides an up-to-date picture of the health of the world’s tropical forests. Claude Martin, an eminent scientist and conservationist, integrates information from remote imaging, ecology, and economics to explain deforestation and forest health throughout the world.

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2015
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TEEB for agriculture and food interim report

Interim results are presented from five exploratory sector studies (on livestock, rice, agroforestry, inland fisheries and palm oil), while the development of a ‘valuation framework’ provides a common lens for ensuring that the full range of impacts and dependencies can be examined under differen

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2015
IUCN Grey Literature

Net positive impact on biodiversity : the business case

This paper summarizes the business case for private sector applications of net positive impact (NPI). It outlines the opportunities available for businesses that implement best practice biodiversity management by applying NPI in their operations. 

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2015
IUCN Grey Literature

Net positive impact on biodiversity : the conservation case

This briefing paper summarizes the main arguments, from a conservation perspective, for operationalizing the concept of net positive impace on biodiversity. 

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2015
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A toolkit for mainstreaming biodiversity in Jordan (Arabic version)

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2015
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A toolkit for mainstreaming biodiversity in Jordan

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2015
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Aquatic invasive alien species - top issues for their management

This publication presents the structure, the particulars, the methods for identifying and prioritizing the invasive alien species issues, the information derived from the invited presentations and the posters, as well as the outcomes of the conference "Freshwater Invasives - Networking for Strate

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2015
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The trade in wildlife : a framework to improve biodiversity and livelihood outcomes

This paper provides an analytical framework for assessing the impact of international trade in wildlife and wildlife products on conservation and local livelihoods.

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2015
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Risiken und Chancen des Biodiversitätsmanagements und der damit verbundenen Einbeziehung der Stakeholder in dem von RWE betriebenen Braunkohlentagebau Hambach

This report is part of a joint undertaking by IUCN and RWE to explore the possibility of integrating biodiversity values into RWE policies and practices.

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2015
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Risks and opportunities in the biodiversity management and related stakeholder involvement of the RWE Hambach lignite mine

This report is part of a joint undertaking by IUCN and RWE to explore the possibility of integrating biodiversity values into RWE policies and practices.

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2015
IUCN Publication

Le cap des Trois Fourches

Le cap des Trois Fourches est un excellent 'candidat' à être érigé en Aire Protégée Marine (APM) en raison de sa grande qualité écologique, attestée par la présence de nombreuses espèces bio-indicatrices, par la diversité élevée d'espèces, aussi bien les espèces protégées que les espèces d'intérê

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2015
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No net loss and net positive impact approaches to biodiversity : report overview

Leading companies in the primary natural resource sectors are setting more targeted and measureable enviornmental goals, which in regards to biodiversity-related risks, are increasingly framed as "No Net Loss" (NNL) or "Net Positive Impact" (NPI) goals.

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2015
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No net loss and net positive impact approaches to biodiversity

Leading companies in the primary natural resource sectors are setting more targeted and measureable enviornmental goals, which in regards to biodiversity-related risks, are increasingly framed as "No Net Loss" (NNL) or "Net Positive Impact" (NPI) goals.

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2015
IUCN Publication

Les zones clés pour la biodiversité d'eau douce dans le hotspot du bassin méditerranéen

Le hotspot  (point chaud) de la biodiversité du bassin méditerranéen est bien connu pour l'importance que sa biodiversité revêt à l'échelle mondiale, mais l'importance de la biodiversité d'eau douce n'était pas reconnue précédemment.

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2015
Non IUCN Publication

Biodiversität: Grundlagen, Gefährdung, Schutz

Der Botaniker Rüdiger Wittig und der Zoologe Manfred Niekisch geben einen breiten Überblick über die Diversität des Lebens auf der Erde.

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2014
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Rivers for life

This publication includes papers that were part of thirty-five oral and nine poster presentations on various themes presented by eminent researchers/ practitioners at the international symposium on “River Biodiversity: Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River System” facilitated and supported by IUCN. 

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2014
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The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in the eastern Mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean region supports just over 4.4% of the global human population yet contains only 1.1% of its renewable water resources, which are under constant threat from the impacts of unsustainable water withdrawal, dam development and climate change.

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2014
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Freshwater key biodiversity areas in the Mediterranean basin hotspot

While the Mediterranean basin biodiversity hotspot is well known for its globally important biodiversity, its freshwater biodiversity has not been as widely recognized for its importance.

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2014
IUCN Grey Literature

Assessment of the message from Reunion Island

In preparation for the International Conference on Biodiversity and Climate Change in Guadeloupe in October 2014, IUCN has commissioned this assessment of the implementation of the Message from Reunion Island of 2008, which resulted from the historic first conference on biodivesrity and climate c

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2014
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Biodiversity management in the cement and aggregates sector : Biodiversity Indicator and Reporting System (BIRS)

Businesses are increasingly mindful of their impacts on biodiversity and how they can address these impacts through proactive biodiversity management. Monitoring can provide companies with a better understanding whether they are achieving their intended results, and also aid in decision-making.

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2014
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Applications of key biodiversity areas : end-user consultations

A large number of approaches have been developed over the last four decades for identifying places of significance for biodiversity, but unfortunately this requires looking at multiple, disconnected databases and other information sources to understand the sites of importance in a particular area

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2014
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Biodiversity offsets technical study paper

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2014
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Protected planet report 2014

The Protected Planet Report series, launched in 2012, helps track international progress towards achieving Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 - a target for the global protected area network and for other related targets.

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2014
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A global assessment of the environmental and social impacts caused by the production and use of biofuels

This report offers a review of literature from various sources on the impacts of the production and use of liquid biofuels, which are used mainly in the transport sector.

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2014
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Énoncé de position : la menace representée par l'utilisation non-réglementée de poisons pour la biodiversité, les écosystèmes et la santé des hommes en Afrique

La Commission de la Sauvegarde des Espèces (CSE) de l'Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN) décrit par la présente sa position par rapport à l'incidence et l'ampleur croissantes de l'utilisation de poisons qui a provoqué un déclin catastrophique des populations d'animaux s

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2014
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Position statement : the threat posed by unregulated use of poison to Africa's biodiversity, ecosystems and human health

This position statement was published by the IUCN Species Survival Commission to outline its position in relation to the increasing incidence and scale of the use of poison causing catastrophic declines in wildlife populations across Africa in recent years. 

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2014
IUCN Publication

Le reporting biodiversité des enterprises et ses indicateurs : état des lieux & recommandations

Le dispositif juridique français demande aujourd'hui à certaines entreprises de faire figurer dans leurs documents de reporting des informations relatives à la biodiversité.

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2014
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Corporate biodiversity reporting and indicators : situation analysis & recommendations

Some companies are currently required by French legislation to include information on biodiversity in their reports, the aim being to inform their stakeholders about the company’s commitment to biodiversity conservation.

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2014
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Global biodiversity finance : the case for international payments for ecosystem services

Global spending on nature conservation is currently estimated at around US$50 billion per year. Most of this is public money, yet even this is far from sufficient to maintain biodiversity and the ecosystem services upon which our economies, livelihoods and well-being depend.

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2014
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Biodiversity offsets : policy options for governments

Governments, companies, banks and civil society are placing more emphasis on the rigorous application of the mitigation hierarchy to avoid, minimize and compensate for projects' impacts on biodiversity.

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2014
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Technical conditions for positive outcomes from biodiversity offsets

The goal of biodiversity offsets -- measurable conservation outcomes resulting from actions designed to compensate for significant residual adverse biodiversity impacts arising from project development after other appropriate prevention and mitigation measures have been taken -- is to achieve no

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2014
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Access to genetic resources in Latin America and the Caribbean : support tools for implementation

This fourth and final publication of the IUCN-UNEP/GEF-ABS-LAC Regional Project focuses on applying the different technical elements that encourage capacity building on the issues of Access and Sharing of Benefits Derived from the Utilization of Genetic Resources (ABS).

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2014
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Acceso a recursos genéticos en América Latina y el Caribe : herramientas de apoyo para la implementación

La presente publicación aporta una serie de herramientas clave preparadas y recogidas durante el Proyecto Regional GEF "Fortalecimiento de la Implementación de los Regímenes de Acceso a Recursos Genéticos de Beneficios en América Latina y el Caribe," contribuyendo con una compilación de códigos d

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2014
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Biodiversity for business : A guide to using knowledge products delivered through IUCN

Without biodiversity, there is no business. Companies are therefore major players in this landscape and are responsible for their impact on biodiversity and ecosystem services.

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2014
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Tanguar Haor: a Sabuj Shathir Prokriti Patth

A story book about the children of Tanguar Haor who take lessons on the wetland's resources and also participate in different activities towards conservation of these resources.

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2013
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Biodiversité d'Outre-mer

Le Comité français de l’UICN publie « Biodiversité d’Outre-mer » un ouvrage de référence présentant les dernières connaissances scientifiques sur la biodiversité terrestre et marine des collectivités françaises d’outre-mer ainsi que les actions mises en œuvre pour la protéger.

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

In vivo conservation of animal genetic resources

Conservation of animal genetic resources -- ensuring that these valuable resources remain available for future use by livestock breeders -- is one of the four strategic priority areas of the Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources, which was adopted in 2007 and is the first internation

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2013
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Política nacional de diversidad biológica (acuerdo gubernativo 220-2011) : estrategia nacional de diversidad biológica y su plan de acción (resolución 01-16-2012)

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2013
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Biodiversity of climate change : reports and guidance developed under the Bern Convention

The effects of climate change on ecosystems are complex. The impact on the species and habitats protected by the Bern Convention may differ widely, depending on the species, their habitats and location.

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2012
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Rapid biodiversity assessment of upland Savai'i, Samoa

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2012
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Atlas of biodiversity and conservation in the Yangtze River Basin

WWF has produced this atlas to help guide efforts in conserving the biodiversity in the Yangtze basin upon which economic development depends. It is based on extensive research by leading experts on the distribution of key protected species and zones of high biodiversity in the basin.

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2011
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Le développement durable, synthèse et priorités à l'usage des décideurs

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2011
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Carbon credits from peatland rewetting : climate - biodiversity - land use

Belarus ranks 8th among the world's countries in terms of peatland CO2 emissions and occupies 3rd place in CO2-emissions per unit land area. In recent years, tens of thousands of hectares of drained peatlands in Belarus have been rewetted.

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2011
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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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Teaching agrobiodiversity : a curriculum guide for higher education

Agrobiodiversity, which includes the diversity of plants, animals, fish, trees and microbes that are used directly or indirectly for food and agriculture, is the foundation of sustainable agricultural development.

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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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2010-2011 State of the wild : a global portrait

State of the Wild is a biennial series that brings together international conservation experts and writers to discuss emerging issues in the conservation of wildlife and wild places.

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2010
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Ecosystem goods and services from plantation forests

This is the first book to examine explicitly the non-timber goods and services provided by plantation forests, including soil, water and biodiversity conservation, as well as carbon sequestration and the provision of local livelihoods. 

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2010
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Local action for biodiversity guidebook : biodiversity management for local governments

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2010

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