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The water-energy-food nexus in Latin America and the Caribbean

This report provides an overview of the water-energy-food nexus in Latin American and the Caribbean, identifying the main challenges and opportunities for achieving water, energy and food security in the region. 

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2015
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Representation in REDD

The Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) is an Africa-wide environmental-governance research and training program focusing on enabling responsive and accountable decentralization to strengthen the representation of forest-based rural people in local-government decision making.

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2015
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Carbon conflicts and forest landscapes in Africa

Amidst the pressing challenges of global climate change, the last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks in order to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and offset emissions elsewhere.

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2015
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Synergies between climate mitigation and adaptation in forest landscape restoration

This study entailed extensive literature review of linkages between adaptation and mitigation at the global policy level, through analysis of relevant policies and protocols in the context of climate change in general and forest landscape restoration (FLR) in particular.

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2015
IUCN Grey Literature

Women in environmental decision making : case studies in Ecuador, Liberia, and the Philippines

Across the globe, women are heavily involved in the environmental sector, including in agriculture, fisheries, forestry, and in adapting to and mitigating climate change.

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2015
Non IUCN Publication

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
IUCN Grey Literature

Twenty-two stories of conservation in Africa : key elements for effective and well-governed protected areas

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2015
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Global peatland restoration : demonstrating success

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2014
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Cost benefit analysis of the mining sector in Karamoja, Uganda

The full range of economic, social and environmental costs and benefi ts of large scale mining (LSM) and artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) remain unclear in Karamoja.

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2014
IUCN Grey Literature

World heritage and rights-based approaches (Arabic version)

Human rights issues have been an integral dimension of UNESCO's mission and work since its establishment.

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

Governing marine protected areas : resilience through diversity

In this innovative volume, the author addresses some important challenges related to the effective and equitable governance of marine protected areas (MPAs).

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

GEO Small Island Developing States outlook

While Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have bountiful supplies of renewable resources and an island culture that is iconic of paradise, the challenges ahead are daunting. While the future cannot be predicted, the development of plausible futures built on combinations of realistic outlooks ca

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2014
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Framing ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change : applicability in the coast of Bangladesh

The recent increase in exposure to natural hazards among the communities of Bangladesh is linked to the new generation of threats posed by climate variability and change resulting from anthropogenic activity.

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

World heritage sites and indigenous people's rights

This book includes twenty case studies of World Heritage sites from around the world that explore, from a human rights perspective, indigenous peoples’ experiences with World Heritage sites and with the processes of the World Heritage Convention.

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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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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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The significance and management of natural carbon stores in the open ocean : a summary

This report sets out the importance of carbon in the open ocean and, through examples, illustrates the significance and values of some of its major carbon pools and sinks.

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2014
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The significance and management of natural carbon stores in the open ocean

This report sets out the importance of carbon in the open ocean and, through examples, illustrates the significance and values of some of its major carbon pools and sinks.

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2014
IUCN Publication

The governance of rangelands : collective action for sustainable pastoralism

Rangelands are large natural landscapes that can include grasslands, shrublands, savannahs and woodlands. They are greatly influenced by, and often dependent on, the action of herbivores.

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2014
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Amazonía más allá de las fronteras : lecciones aprendidas en áreas protegidas

La Amazonía es un territorio con una vasta diversidad social y ambiental; es un bioma clave para el planeta, no solo por su diversidad biológica, sino porque es fundamental para equilibrar los patrones del clima en la región.

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

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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Safe havens : protected areas for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation

This publication presents 18 case studies to demonstrate how Protected Areas (PAs) can be better managed for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA).

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2014
IUCN Publication

Restauración ecológica para áreas protegidas : principios, directrices y buenas prácticas

Esta publicación proporciona una orientación para los gestores de áreas protegidas terrestres, marinas y de agua dulce, tanto a nivel de sistemas como de sitios, con respecto a la restauración de los valores naturales de la áreas protegidas y otros valores asociados.

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2014
IUCN Publication

Gobernanza de áreas protegidas : de la comprensión a la acción

La presente publicación argumenta que una gobernanza que es apropriada al contexto y de buena calidad es de crucial importancia para la conservación eficaz y equitativa.

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2014
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Gouvernance des aires protégées : de la compréhension à l'action

Cette publication affirme qu'une gouvernance qui est à la fois adaptée au contexte et bonne est essentielle pour une conservation efficace et équitable.

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

Indigenous peoples, national parks, and protected areas : a new paradigm linking conservation, culture, and rights

A vast number of national parks and protected areas throughout the world have been established in the customary territories of indigenous peoples.

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2014
IUCN Publication

Green infrastructure guide for water management

Green Infrastructure (GI) is becoming increasingly recognized as an important opportunity for addressing the complex challenges of water management.

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2014
IUCN Grey Literature

World heritage and rights-based approaches

Human rights issues have been an integral dimension of UNESCO's mission and work since its establishment.

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2014
IUCN Publication

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
IUCN Publication

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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Créer et gérer un Comité national de l'UICN en Europe : guide

This toolkit, prepared through the Ad-Hoc Working Group on the Development of European National Committees in collaboration with IUCN national committees in Europe, gives background on the purpose of national committees within IUCN and provides guidance on establishing a national committee, using

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2014
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Crear y gestionar un Comité Nacional de la UICN en Europa : manual

This toolkit, prepared through the Ad-Hoc Working Group on the Development of European National Committees in collaboration with IUCN national committees in Europe, gives background on the purpose of national committees within IUCN and provides guidance on establishing a national committee, using

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2014
IUCN Publication

Creating and managing an IUCN National Committee in Europe : toolkit

This toolkit, prepared through the Ad-Hoc Working Group on the Development of European National Committees in collaboration with IUCN national committees in Europe, gives background on the purpose of national committees within IUCN and provides guidance on establishing a national committee, using

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2014
IUCN Publication

Transboundary water governance : adaptation to climate change

Management of transboundary waters in increasingly becoming more challenging, and climate change is likely to exacerbate these pressures. Not least because climate change is a global issue, adaptation will require an international response.

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

Knowledge, parks and cultures

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

Plant invasions in protected areas : patterns, problems and challenges

This book is the first comprehensive global review of all aspects of alien plant invasions in protected areas. It provides insights into advances in invasion ecology emanating from work in protected areas, and the link to locally relevant management support for protected areas.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Governance of shared waters : practical exercises

This book presents four exercises that describe a series of conflict scenarios that are completely fictitious but fully possible "realities" in order for them to be analyzed in the context of dialogue and cooperation among the different imaginary actors.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Gobernanza de aguas compartidas : ejercicios prácticos (revised version)

Esta publicación tiene por objeto ayudar a los funcionarios de gobierno a fortalecer su capacidad de negociación y promover la cooperación entre actores estatales en el ámbito de los recursos hídricos compartidos.

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

Tools for supporting sustainable natural resource management and livelihoods

Participatory Learning and Action is the world's leading informal journal on participatory approaches and methods.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Linking landscapes : Exploring the relationships between World Heritage cultural landscapes and IUCN protected areas

This study identifies the relationships that exist between World Heritage cultural landscapes and protected areas, and documents the practical management and governance associations that occur between them.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Global re-introduction perspectives : 2013 : further case-studies from around the globe

This fourth edition of the Global Re-introduction Perspectives provides 52 case-studies covering invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals and plants.

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

A protecção da biodiversidade marinha através de áreas protegidas nos espaços marítimos sob soberania ou jurisdição do estado : discussões e soluções jurídicas contemporâneas : o caso português

A obra centra-se nas áreas protegidas enquanto instrumento fundamental na protecção da biodiversidade marinha.

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

Tackling climate change through livestock : a global assessment of emissions and mitigation opportunities

As renewed international efforts are needed to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the livestock sector can contribute its part. An important emitter of greenhouse gas, it also has the potential to significantly reduce its emissions.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Sustainable tourism management in the transboundary areas of the Dinaric Arc region : manual for planning, development and monitoring of tourism in the protected areas of the Dinaric Arc

The purpose of this manual is to assist protected area (PA) managers, conservationists, tourism professionals, private tourism holdings, and other main stakeholders in the planning, development, management and monitoring process of tourism in the transboundary protected areas (TBAs) of the Dinari

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2013
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Lake Titicaca Basin : Peru and Bolivia : enhancing transboundary cooperation through technical coordination and institutional reforms

Lake Titicaca exists within a fragile high altitude ecosystem shared between Bolivia and Peru. Since 2011, BRIDGE has been working in Lake Titicaca basin taking a non-conventional approach to water diplomacy promoting better cooperation.

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2013
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The 3S river basin (Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam) : creating spaces for cooperation through multi-level dialogue and capacity building

The Sesan, Sre Pok, and Sekong rivers, referred to as the 3S river basin, are shared by three countries and constitute a significant part of the Lower Mekong river basin.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Goascorán Basin : Honduras and El Salvador : revitalising cooperative management through expanding stakeholder involvement

The waters of the Goascorán River are shared between Honduras and El Salvador. Since 2011, BRIDGE has worked to promote better cooperation over transboundary waters, taking a non-conventional approach to water diplomacy.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Governance of protected areas : from understanding to action

This volume argues that governance that is both appropriate to the context and “good” is crucial for effective and equitable conservation. This applies to all kinds of protected areas and other conserved areas, in terrestrial, inland waters, coastal and marine environments.

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2013
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Invasive alien species : the urban dimension : case studies on strengthening local action in Europe

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2013
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Étude sur l'application du Critère VII : réflexion sur les phénomènes naturels remarquables et la beauté naturelle exceptionnelle dans le cadre de la Convention du patrimoine mondial

L'objectif de la présente étude est d'examiner, de clarifier, et de renforcer l'application et l'évaluation du critère (vii -- ontenir des phénomènes naturels remarquables ou des aires d'une beauté naturelle et d'une importance esthétique exceptionnelles) afin d'améliorer le conseil apporté aux É

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2013

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