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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
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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
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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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Study on the application of criterion (vii) : considering superlative natural phenomena and exceptional natural beauty within the World Heritage Convention

The purpose of this study is to review, clarify and strengthen the application and assessment of criterion (vii -- contain superlative natural phenomena or areas of exceptional natural beauty and aesthetic importance) in order to improve advice to States Parties in the nomination process and enha

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El clima cambia, cambia tú también : adaptación al cambio climático en comunidades del Chimborazo en Ecuador

Learn about traditional methods of agricultural production and water management of the Quechua indigenous communities located at the foot of Chimborazo volcano.

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El clima cambia, cambia tú también : adaptación al cambio climático en comunidades locales de Colombia

Learn about traditional practices related to the indigenous knowledge of “healing time”, including the performance of rituals for the seasonal cycles and the shamanistic management of the seasonal supply of wildlife of the Noyuya, Uitoto, Andoque, Yucana, Matapi and Muinane ethnic groups that liv

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Principles and guidelines for integrating ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation in project and policy design

This paper is a summary of a longer and fully referenced document by the same authors.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

North Korea reforestation

This book is concentrated on forest environmental issues from the perspective of reforestation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea using international and national experience and opportunities.

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2012
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Managing outdoor recreation

The popularity of outdoor recreation and ecotourism continues to grow worldwide. However, there is little systematic information on how to manage outdoor recreation in ways that protect park resources and the quality of the visitor experience.

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2012
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Putting natural solutions to work : mainstreaming protected areas in climate change responses

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Destination wetlands

This publication contains references to existing guidelines on sustainable tourism as well as many other useful materials on developing and managing sustainable tourism.  It is relevant to wetland site managers, tourism and wetland policy-makers and planners, and the private sector (including tho

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Conservation in a crowded world : case studies from the Asia-Pacific

In an increasingly crowded world reconciling environmental ‘conservation’ with the ‘sustainable use’ of natural resources is now our greatest challenge.

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2012
IUCN Grey Literature

World Heritage sites and the extractive industries

This short independent study focuses on the relationship between the extractive industries and natural World Heritage properties.

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2012
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Guía para invertir en bosques localmente controlados

Esta guía para invertir en bosques localmente controlados (IBLC) es producto de 11 diálogos internacionales que reunieron a más de 400 personas para discutir cómo llevar a cabo la IBLC.

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2012
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Agricultural investments and land acquisitions in Mali : context, trends and case studies

Agricultural investments involving the acquisition of long-term rights over large areas of land in developing countries have been the focus of much debate in recent years.

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2012
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The environmental challenges facing a Chinese oil company in Chad

The surge in Chinese investments in Africa has brought about a flurry of questions expressing concern over their ecological impact in the host countries. till, the principles and implementation of environmental management by Chinese firms remains largely unknown.

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2012
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Marketing's contribution to the sustainability of pastoralism : evidence from Ethiopia

Overall, this thesis contributes to the understanding how marketing can help to solve sustainability problems in pastoral areas, in particular the Horn of Africa. It also contributes to the extension of marketing theories from high income countries to informal economies in emerging markets.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Making cities resilient report 2012

This report is a product of cities' and local governments' efforts to protect their cities and make them safer and productive places to live and work.

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2012
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Designing a land records system for the poor

Designing a pro-poor land recordation system is the first attempt to fill the gaps in the development of new forms of land recordation to assist the implementation of a continuum of land rights approach at scale.

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Low carbon green growth roadmap for Asia and the Pacific : turning resource constraints and the climate crisis into economic growth opportunities

This publication explores the opportunities that a low carbon green growth path offers to the region. It articulates five tracks on which to drive the economic system change necessary to pursue low carbon green growth as a new economic development path.

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Non IUCN Publication

Trade and biodiversity : the BioTrade experiences in Latin America

This paper illustrates the potential for developing sustainable environment management practices such as BioTrade in Latin America.

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Non IUCN Publication

Releasing the pressure : water resource efficiencies and gains for ecosystem services

This document discusses the need to balance short-term water productivity gains – in particular in agriculture - with the long-term role that water flows provide for maintaining sustainable landscape ecosystem services (ESS), and serving multiple benefits to human well-being.

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2012
IUCN Grey Literature

Identifying and mobilizing resources for biodiversity conservation : IUCN 2012

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2012
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WaterWealth? : investing in basin management in Asia and the Pacific

Drawing on a cross-section of 43 case studies prepared specially for this book, WaterWealth explains the challenges to improving water governance and management across Asia and the Pacific region.

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2012
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El clima cambia, cambia tú también : adaptación al cambio climático en comunidades locales del Perú

Learn about two places in Peru where communities are using traditional knowledge to adapt to climate change.

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2012
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El clima cambia, cambia tú también : adaptación al cambio climático en comunidades locales de Bolivia

Learn about the use of traditional knowledge in two places in Bolivia.

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2012
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Restauration écologique pour les aires protégées : principes, lignes directrices et bonnes pratiques

Cette publication fournit aux gestionnaires d’aires protégées terrestres, marines et d’eau douce des orientations quant à la restauration de leurs valeurs naturelles et autres, aussi bien au niveau du système que du site.

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2012
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The art of implementation : gender strategies transforming national and regional climate change decision making

This publication shares IUCN's experiences in developing the world's first gender-responsive national strategies and roadmaps on climate change.

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2012
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Guide to investing in locally controlled forestry

This guide is provides guidance on how to structure enabling investments and prepare the ground for asset investments that yield acceptable returns and reduced risk, not only for investors, but also for local forest right-holders, national governments and society at large.

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2012
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Management of national parks and biodiversity conservation in Africa

This book analyzes the state and management of national parks in Africa. It discusses the state of ecosystems of national parks in the continent and assesses the capacity of environmental leadership and management to positively impact on biodiversity conservation in national pakrs.

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2012
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Initiating effective transboundary conservation : a practitioner's guideline based on the experience from the Dinaric Arc

This publication reflects on and reinforces the lessons and experience of undertaking transboundary conservation programmes and sets out some existing and new guidance for those involved.

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IUCN Publication

자연성지

Sacred sites are the oldest form of protected areas and many of them are very important biodiversity reservoirs.

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2012
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Sacred natural sites : guidelines for protected area managers (Japanese version)

Sacred sites are the oldest form of protected areas and many of them are very important biodiversity reservoirs.

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2012
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Évaluation de la valeur socio-économique des espèces d'eau douce en Afrique du Nord

Ce projet vise à évaluer la valeur socio-économique des espèces d'eau douce en Afrique du Nord, dans le cadre des menaces pesant sur les espèces identifiées et documentées précédemment par la Liste rouge de l'UICN des espèces menacéesTM.

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2012
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Evaluación del valor socio-económico de especies de agua dulce en la región del norte de África

Este proyecto pretende evaluar el valor socio-económico de especies de agua dulce a lo largo de la región del norte de África en el contexto de las amenazas para esas especies tal y como se ha determinado y documentado previamente en la Lista Roja de la UICN de especies amenazadas.

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2012
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Improving access to forest resources : experiences in informal tenure reform from IUCN’s Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy

It is commonly claimed that forest tenure reform that provides rural people with rights to access and use of forest resources can contribute to improved forest management and poverty alleviation.

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2012
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Improving ecosystem functionality and livelihood : experiences in forest landscape restoration and management

This paper examines how interventions intended to improve functionality and productivity of forested landscapes to improve livelihoods of the poorest populations, might actually yield co-benefits in terms of biodiversity conservation.

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2012
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Ecological restoration for protected areas : principles, guidelines and best practices

This publication provides guidance for terrestrial, marine, and freshwater protected area managers at both system and site levels on the restoration of natural and associated values of protected areas.

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2012
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The conservation status of North American, Central American, and Caribbean chondrichthyans

This report from the IUCN Shark Specialist Group includes the first compilation of conservation status assessments for the 282 chondrichthyan species (sharks, rays, and chimaeras) recorded from North American, Central American, and Caribbean waters.

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Assessment of the socio-economic value of freshwater species for the northern African region

This project aims to assess the socioeconomic value of freshwater species across the northern African region within the context of the threats to those species as previously determined and documented by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

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2012
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Mediterranean submarine canyons : ecology and governance

Although there is a common agreement on the importance of conservation of Mediterranean submarine canyons amongst international organizations, their governance is complex: the canyons' extension covers waters and seabeds under various types of jurisdictions (territorial waters, Fisheries Pro

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2012
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Our treasures at risk : World Heritage in times of climate change : contributions from youth messengers around the globe

This publication is dedicated to the topic of natural World Heritage. It explores how these outstanding sites can function as the flagships of protected areas and thereby support biodiversity conservation as well as human well-being.

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2012
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Water and the green economy : capacity development aspects

This publication brings together case studies, best practices and lessons learned on capacity development aspects of water and the green economy.

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2012
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Localización y diseño de hoteles y complejos turísticos : principios y estudios de caso para la conservación de la biodiversidad

Es importante integrar las consideraciones relativas a la biodiversidad en la localización y el diseño de hoteles y complejos turísticos para mantener a largo plazo no sólo la viabilidad y conservación de los ecosistemas sino también el éxito financiero de dichos hoteles y complejos.

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2012
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Implantation et conception d'hôtels et de complexes hôteliers : principes et études de cas en matière de conservation de la biodiversité

Intégrer les questions de biodiversité dans les décisions relatives à l'implantation et à la conception d'hôtels et de complexes hôteliers est important non tant pour la conservation et le maintien de la viabilité des écosystèmes, que pour la réussite financière à long terme des hôtels et des com

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Sites naturels sacrés : lignes directrices pour les gestionnaires d'aires protégées

Ces lignes directrices sont produites d'abord pour aider les gestionnaires d'aires protégées, particulièrement ceux dont les aires protégées, légalement établies, contiennent des sites sacrés à l'intérieur de leurs limites.

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Siting and design of hotels and resorts : principles and case studies for biodiversity conservation

Integrating biodiversity considerations into siting and design decisions for hotel and resort developments is important not only for the continued viability and conservation of the ecosystems, but also for the long-term financial success of the hotels and resorts.

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Tacaná watersheds, Guatemala and Mexico : transboundary water governance and implementation of IWRM through local community action

Beginning with a grassroots approach to water management, increased knowledge and information and the improvement of environmental health and livelihoods, the region around the Tacaná volcano on the border of Guatemala and Mexico has shown the way forward in scaling up local level approaches to n

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