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World Heritage on the ground : ethnographic perspectives

The UNESCO World Heritage Convention of 1972 set the contemporary standard for cultural and natural conservation. Today, a place on the World Heritage List is much sought after for tourism promotion, development funding, and national prestige.

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2018
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Nature-based solutions to climate change adaptation in urban areas

This open access book brings together research findings and experiences from science, policy and practice to highlight and debate the importance of nature-based solutions to climate change adaptation in urban areas.

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2017
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Blue urbanism : exploring connections between cities and oceans

Equal parts inspiration and practical advice for urban planners, ocean activists, and policymakers, Blue Urbanism offers a comprehensive look at the challenges and great potential for urban areas to integrate ocean health into their policy and planning goals.

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2014
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Flore en ville : sites et espèces d'intérêt en ville de Genève, plantes à fleurs, fougères, mousses, lichens

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2013
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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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How to make cities more resilient : a handbook for local government leaders : a contribution to the Global Campaign 2010-2015

This Handbook for Local Government Leaders provides mayors, governors, councillors and others with a generic framework for risk reduction and points to good practices and tools that are already being applied in different cities for that purpose.

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2012
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Water security : the water-food-energy-climate nexus

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2011
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Climate risks and adaptation in Asian coastal megacities : a synthesis report

The report Climate Risks and Adaptation in Asian Coastal Megacities warns that Asia’s coastal megacities will flood more often, on a larger scale, and affect millions more people, if current climate change trends continue.

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2010
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Planning sustainable cities : UN-Habitat practices and perspectives

This publication presents a strong argument for innovating urban planning to address the contemporary challenges of rapid urbanization and poverty.

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2010
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Nouakchott, capitale de la Mauritanie : 50 ans de défi

Jeune capitale surgie des dunes, face à l'océan, Nouakchott est née en même temps que l'Etat indépendant de Mauritanie.

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2006
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Understanding urban ecosystems : a new frontier for science and education

This book brings together leaders in the biological, physical and social dimensions of urban ecosystem research with leading education researchers, administrators and practitioners.

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2003
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Megacities : the European Space Agency contribution to a better understanding of a global challenge

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2002
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Place à la nature en ville! Guide pour la création de réseaux écologiques

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2000
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Salamanca Declaration : a sustainable future for historic cities

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1998
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The challenge of urbanization : the world's large cities

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1996
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Urban growth and violence : will the future resemble the past ?

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1995
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Squatter citizen : life in the urban Third World

This book challenges many common assumptions about the urban Third World -- for example that urban citizens live in very large cities and that cities are growing rapidly, or that city dwellers benefit from 'urban bias' in government and aid policies.

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1989