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Shifting baselines : the past and the future of ocean fisheries

"Shifting Baselines explores the real-world implications of a groundbreaking idea: we must understand the oceans of the past to protect the oceans of the future.

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2011
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Informe global de la corrupción : cambio climático

El libro ofrece análisis esenciales que ayudarán a los responsables de la adopción de políticas, profesionales y otros actores relevantes a comprender los riesgos y desarrollar respuestas efectivas en un momento crítico, en el cual se están sentando las bases de la arquitectura de la gobernabilid

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Le rapport mondial sur la corruption : le changement climatique

Cet ouvrage fournit une analyse essentielle pour aider les responsables politiques, les professionnels et les autres parties prenantes à comprendre les risques et concevoir des solutions efficaces à un moment critique où l’architecture principale de la gouvernance climatique mondiale est en cours

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Global corruption report : climate change

This book provides essential analysis to help policy-makers, practitioners and other stakeholders understand risks and develop effective responses at a critical moment when the main architecture for climate governance is being developed.

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Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth : a report of the working group on decoupling to the International Resource Panel : report excerpt

This publication is an excerpt of the report, "Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth : a report of the working group on decoupling to the International Resource Panel".

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Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth : a report of the working group on decoupling to the International Resource Panel

This report provides a solid foundation for the concept of decoupling, clearly defining key terms and providing empirical evidence of escalating resource use. It shows that decoupling is already taking place to some extent, but is lagging far behind its potential.

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Land deals in Africa : what is in the contracts?

Over the past few years, agribusiness, investment funds and government agencies have been acquiring long-term rights over large areas of land in Africa.

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Tourism and poverty reduction strategies in the integrated framework for least developed countries

This study sheds light on how least developed countries (LDCs) can maximize pro-poor gains from tourism.

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Ecological effects of marine managed areas

Scientists used a network of interdisciplinary studies to investigate the ecological effects of marine managed areas (MMAs) dispersed widely across the tropics.

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Extractive industries policy and legal handbook : analysis of the key issues in Zimbabwe's mining sector : case study of the plight of Marange and Mutoko Mining Communities

This handbook constitutes one of the battles being fought by civil society organisations to promote and protect the rights of communities living adjacent to mining areas against the operations of extractive industries, the state and other individuals who violate their Environmental, Economic, Soc

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Practitioner's guide : capacity development for environmental sustainability

Capacity development and environmental sustainability are both central to UNDP's mandate and programming.

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2011
IUCN Grey Literature

Pangani River Basin, Tanzania : WANI case study

Climate change and the over exploitation of water resources is challenging the sustainability of the Pangani River Basin to deliver water services. Competition for diminishing water resources has led to tensions between the various stakeholders within the basin.

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Komadugu Yobe Basin, upstream of Lake Chad, Nigeria : WANI case study

Inappropriate water management practices in the Komadugu Yobe Basin, upstream of Lake Chad in northern Nigeria, changed the seasonal river flow and caused widespread environmental degradation.

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IUCN Grey Literature

Environmental flows : WANI case study

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La tierra que pacemos : una síntesis de casos de estudio sobre cómo defienden las organizaciones de pastores sus derechos sobre la tierra

Este informe, basado en 21 casos analizados, procedentes de 17 países en cuatro continentes, describe cómo los pastores lograron defender y hacer valer sus derechos sobre la tierra.

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Nos terres de pâturage : une synthèse d’études de cas sur comment les organisations pastorales défendent leur droits fonciers

Le présent rapport, basé sur 21 études de cas provenant de 17 pays de quatre continents, décrit la manière dont les pasteurs sont parvenus à défendre/faire valoir leurs droits fonciers.

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The land we graze : a synthesis of case studies about how pastoralists’ organizations defend their land rights

This report, based on 21 case-studies, from 17 countries in four continents, describes how pastoralists successfully defended/asserted their land rights. The question at the outset was what elements contribute to the success of pastoralists’ securing land rights and resources.

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UK peatland restoration : demonstrating success

A publication showcasing successful bog and some fen restoration projects across the UK was recently launched. A variety of case studies illustrate opportunities for restoration and sustainable management as well as innovative ways of engaging people in conservation action for bogs.

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Pangani River Basin, Tanzania : building consensus on water allocation and climate change adaptation

Climate change and the over exploitation of water resources is challenging the sustainability of the Pangani River Basin to deliver water services. Competition for diminishing water resources has led to tensions between the various stakeholders within the basin.

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Komadugu Yobe Basin, upstream of Lake Chad, Nigeria : multi-stakeholder participation to create new institutions and legal frameworks to manage water resources

Inappropriate water management practices in the Komadugu Yobe Basin, upstream of Lake Chad in northern Nigeria, changed the seasonal river flow and caused widespread environmental degradation.

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Environmental flows : demonstrations and knowledge sharing through regional and global networks to turn policy into action

Environmental flows improve water management by ensuring a sustainable water supply to meet the needs of people, agriculture, energy, industry and the environment.

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Marcos jurídicos en materia de REDD : diseño e implementación en el nivel nacional

En esta publicación se identifican y analizan las cuestiones fundamentales para la formulación y aplicación de marcos jurídicos nacionales y subnacionales para las actividades de REDD.

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Governance of ecosystem services : lessons learned from Cameroon, China, Costa Rica and Ecuador

This study looks at governance of ecosystem services.

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Global re-introduction perspectives : 2011 : more case studies from around the globe

This third edition of the Global Re-introduction Perspectives provides 50 case-studies covering invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals and plants.

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CITES and CBNRM : proceedings of an international symposium on "The relevance of CBNRM to the conservation and sustainable use of CITES-listed species in exporting countries"

A symposium on community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) for the conservation of CITES-listed species was organized by the Austrian Ministry of the Environment and the European Commission in Vienna, Austria, in May 2010.

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Climate change toolkit for students and youths

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Forests and gender

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Island invasives : eradication and management : proceedings of the International Conference on Island Invasives

The papers and abstracts in this volume are the outcome of the conference on Island Invasives: Eradication and Management, held at Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

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Projet de principes et lignes directrices intégrant des approches d'adaptations écosystémiques à des projets et à la conception de politiques : a discussion : note de synthèse

Ce document propose une série de projets de principes et de directives pour jeter les bases d’une planification de l’EbA. Ils sont destinés à un usage de planification d’adaptation nationale, par des institutions financières, et dans le cadre de projets de recherche.

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Principios y lineamientos para la integración del enfoque basado en ecosistemas en el diseño de proyectos y políticas de adaptación : un documento para discusión : síntesis para decisores

Este documento propone un conjunto de principios y lineamientos que actúen como el fundamento para la planeación de la AbE.

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Draft principles and guidelines for integrating ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation in project and policy design : a discussion document : policy brief

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

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Draft principles and guidelines for integrating ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation in project and policy design : a discussion document

This document proposes a series of draft principles and guidelines that were produced at a workshop with participation of its authors in June 2011, with the aim to serve as a foundation for planning ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation.

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Virtuous circles : values, systems, sustainability

There are two principles here, both reflecting the natural world. The first is that natural systems are based on cycles, for example water, nitrogen and carbon. Secondly, there is very little waste in natural systems.

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Governance of shared waters : legal and institutional issues

This book seeks to reposition the law as a tool for implementing higher good, or, in other words, for providing justice by seeking to ensure individuals have access to the services that ecosystems naturally provide, and guaranteeing the right to water for human well-being.

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Principios y práctica de la restauración del paisaje forestal : estudios de caso en las zonas secas de América Latina

Este libro presenta los resultados de un proyecto de investigación internacional que fue expresamente diseñado para examinar la aplicación de la estauración del paisaje forestal (RPF) a los ecosistemas forestales de las zonas secas de América Latina.

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Identification et analyse des lacunes des Zones clés de la biodiversité : cibles pour des systèmes complets d'aires protégées

Des zones importantes pour la conservation des oiseaux ainsi que des zones importantes pour les plantes ont déjà été identifiées dans plus de 170 pays.

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Principles and practice of forest landscape restoration : case studies from the drylands of Latin America

This book presents the results of an international research project, which was designed explicitly to examine application of the forest landscape restoration (FLR) approach to dryland forest ecosystems in Latin America.

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Pangani River system : future of the basin report

In 2002, a detailed situation analysis of water and environmental issues was done for the Pangani Basin.

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Catchment management and coral reef conservation : a practical guide for coastal resource managers to reduce damage from catchment areas based on best practice case studies

This book aims to help people manage coral reefs and other coastal ecosystems; especially to solve problems that flow from nearby catchment (watershed) areas.

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UNESCO World Heritage : serial properties and nominations = Patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO : biens et propositions d'inscriptions sériels

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Impact mitigation and biodiversity offsets : compensation approaches from around the world : a study on the application of Article 14 of the CBD (Convention on Biological Diversity)

This study compares compensation approaches taken with respect to impacts on biological diversity in selected countries from four different continents: Africa, Asia, North America, and South America.

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Toolkit for national platforms for disaster risk reduction in Africa

This toolkit outlines actions, examples and resources available for those with the responsibility for invigorating their country’s national platform for disaster risk reduction (DRR) or participating in it.

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Carbon strategies : how leading companies are reducing their climate change footprint

This publication describes specific steps any business can take to implement sound, practical, climate-related corporate policies. Based on Andrew J.

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Living with the sea : local efforts buffer effects of global change

This document draws on marine managed area (MMA) experiences worldwide by synthesizing results from over 25 natural science studies conducted over the past five years in 18 tropical countries in 48 MMAs.

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Mapping out global biomass projections, technological developments and policy innovations

This report forms part of a project aiming to develop a South-South-North partnership to reshape the impact of a predicted large-scale expansion in global biomass energy use towards greater poverty reduction and maintenance of ecosystem services in developing countries.

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Use it or lose it : protecting the traditional knowledge, genetic resources and customary laws of marginal farmers in southwest China

This report provides the findings and lessons of the action research project “Protecting Community Rights over Traditional Knowledge: Implications of Customary Laws and Practices in Guangxi, Southwest China”.

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Displaced and marginalised : protecting the traditional knowledge, customary laws and forest rights of the Yanadi Tribals of Andhra Pradesh

This study sought to protect community rights over traditional knowledge (TK) and customary practices related to it.

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Africa water atlas

This Atlas is a visual account of Africa’s endowment and use of water resources, revealed through 224 maps and 104 satellite images as well as some 500 graphics and hundreds of compelling photos.

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Workshop on recasting the net : defining a gender agenda for sustaining life and livelihoods in fishing communities : report

The workshop aimed to analyze the impact of current developments in fisheries on the lives and livelihoods of fishing communities, specifically focusing on women’s experiences.

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Land, environment and climate change : challenges, responses and tools

This publication provides an overview of some the most important land-related environmental and climate change problems that the world is facing. Land, environment and climate change offers an overview of the relationship between land tenure, land management approaches and the environment.

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