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Nature-based solutions to address climate change

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2016
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Estado de conservación y distribución de la biodiversidad de agua dulce en los Andes tropicales

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2016
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Ocean warming : causes, scale, effects and consequences...Executive summary

Ocean warming may well turn out to be the greatest hidden challenge of our generation. This report represents the most comprehensive review to date on ocean warming.

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2016
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Knowledge for SDG action in West Asia and North Africa

This document will share with a broad audience of practitioners and policy makers, notably in the West Asia and Mediterranean regions, what integrated approaches are necessary to make water resources management and climate change resilience actions a success.

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Explaining ocean warming : causes, scale, effects and consequences

Ocean warming may well turn out to be the greatest hidden challenge of our generation. This report represents the most comprehensive review to date on ocean warming.

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2016
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IUCN SSC guidelines for assessing species' vulnerability to climate change

Predicting climate change impacts on biodiversity is a major scientific challenge. A range of methods have been developed for climate change vulnerability assessment (CCVA) of species and a large and burgeoning scientific literature is emerging on this subject.

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2016
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Lineamientos para la Consulta y Consentimiento Libre, Previo e Informado en el marco de las salvaguardas ambientales y sociales para proyectos REDD+

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2016
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World heritage and tourism in a changing climate

This report provides an overview of the increasing vulnerability of World Heritage sites to climate change impacts and the potential implications for and of global tourism.

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2016
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Cost and benefits of ecosystem based adaptation

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2016
Non IUCN Publication

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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Des racines pour l'avenir

This new publication is a valuable tool to help increase the capacity of policy and decision makers to develop gender-responsive climate change policies and strategies that ensure women are engaged at all levels of the decision-making process.

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2015
Non IUCN Publication

Routledge handbook of forest ecology

This comprehensive handbook provides a unique resource covering all aspects of forest ecology from a global perspective. It covers both natural and managed forests, from boreal, temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions of the world. 

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2015
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Making the case for ecosystem-based adaptation

The objective of this publication is to present lessons learned throughout the process of ‘making the case for ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) ’ to government and other stakeholders, encouraging them to include EbA approaches in broader adaptation strategies, and to bring about the required shif

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2015
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Adaptándose en los páramos

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2015
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Community based ecosystem conservation and adaptation in ecologically critical areas of Bangladesh

The production and publication of this book is intended to capture the successes and lessons learnt from the CBA-ECA project and to document the impacts of the Ecologically Critical Areas (ECA) management initiatives, key lessons and impacts, challenges faced and future direction for wise-use man

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2015
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Climate change vulnerability of drinking water supply infrastructure in coastal areas of Bangladesh

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2015
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Roots for the future

This new publication is a valuable tool to help increase the capacity of policy and decision makers to develop gender-responsive climate change policies and strategies that ensure women are engaged at all levels of the decision-making process.

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2015
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African solutions in a rapidly changing world = Solutions africaines dans un monde qui change rapidement

In this publication, several case studies from the African continent illustrate the "nature-based solutions" approach and offer hope that effective solutions to the climate change dilemma can be addressed through local responses that also achieve mutual benefits for biodiversity conservation and

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2015
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Women and climate change

Climate change is one of the greatest ecological and environmental challenges of our time, and the impacts of climate change disproportionately affect the world's 1.3 billion poor, the majority of whom are women.

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Our world and us

The world we live in is changing, and so are our societies. Some transformations we can observe and experience every day. Others, such as the aging of our societies and global warming, might appear far removed from our everyday life. Yet these developments will have profound consequences for us.

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Forests and climate change after Lima: an Asia-Pacific perspective

This booklet summarizes the discussions held during the annual expert consultation on forests and climate change organized by FAO and RECOFTC to assess the outcomes of the UNFCCC COPs, which were a response to a set of 11 key questions, designed to inform stakeholders on the implications of the L

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2015
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Gouvernance climatique dans le Bassin du Congo

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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Ethics and climate change : a study of national commitments

Climate change is the most significant moral and environmental issue of our time.

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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
Non IUCN Publication

Environmental law dimensions of human rights

How can we guarantee a right to life or a right to health without also guaranteeing a decent environment in which to exercise these rights?

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2015
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L'adaptation fondée sur les ecosystèmes : arguments economiques pour promouvoir les solutions fondées sur la nature en réponse au changement climatique

L'adaptation basée sur les ecosystèmes (AbE) intègre la biodiversité et les services écosystémiques dans un stratégie d'adaptation au changement climatique.

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2015
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Ecosystem based adaptation : knowledge gaps in making an economic case for investing in nature based solutions for climate change

Ecosystem-based adaptation (Eba) uses biodiversity and ecosystem services as part of a larger adaptation strategy to climate change.

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Climate change vulnerability assessment for Beung Kiat Ngong Ramsar Site, Lao PDR

In 2014, IUCN carried out a vulnerability assessment of the impacts of climate change on the Ramsar site at Beung Kiat Ngong in southern Lao PDR. The overall description of the wetland ecosystem and its components were drawn from the Ramsar profiles of the wetland and the recent biodiversity surv

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2015
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保護地域を活用した 防災・減災: 実務者向けハンドブック

Globally, disasters due to natural hazards takes an enormous toll in terms of human lives, destruction to crops and livelihoods, and economic losses. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has therefore become a critical part of sustainable development strategies.

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2015
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Protected areas as tools for disaster risk reduction : a handbook for practitioners

Globally, disasters due to natural hazards takes an enormous toll in terms of human lives, destruction to crops and livelihoods, and economic losses. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has therefore become a critical part of sustainable development strategies.

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Non IUCN Publication

Environment and development challenges

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2014
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Climate change 2014 : mitigation of climate change

This is the third part of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — Climate Change 2013/2014 — and was prepared by its Working Group III.

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2014
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Physical assessment of the Brahmaputra River

The Brahmaputra River is one of the largest river systems in the world, yet it is also one of the most under-investigated, underdeveloped basins. This study analyzes available climatic and hydrologic data to carry out a physicalassessment of the basin.

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2014
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This changes everything : capitalism vs. the climate

The Shock Doctrine explains why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core “free market” ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems.

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2014
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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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Forests in our changing world : new principles for conservation and management

Forests cover vast regions of the globe and serve as a first line of defense against the worst effects of climate change, but only if we keep them healthy and resilient. The authors present an overview of forests around the globe, describing basic precepts of forest ecology and physiology and how

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2014
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Women at the forefront of the clean energy future

Developed through a literature review and individual consultations with experts and validated through an experts' workshop, this white paper considers the  most recent work on the intersection of gender and energy.

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Stewards rising : improving community resilience through nature-based solutions

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2014
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Think nature : improving community resilience through nature-based solutions

This book documents the "Implementing a Resilience Framework to Support Climate Change Adaptation in the Mt. Elgon Region of the Lake Victoria Basin" project, which was funded by USAID and implemented by the IUCN Uganda Office. 

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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
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Approche et actions pour la résilience au changement climatique : projet SEARCH au Maroc (Arabic version)

Produit dans le cadre du Projet Résilience Agricole, Ecologique et Sociale face au Changement Climatique (SEARCH) au Maroc, ce document est destiné au partage des approches, méthodologies et expériences pilotes réalisées, au Rif occidental ou ailleurs, face au changement climatique.

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2014
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Approche et actions pour la résilience au changement climatique : projet SEARCH au Maroc

Produit dans le cadre du Projet Résilience Agricole, Ecologique et Sociale face au Changement Climatique (SEARCH) au Maroc, ce document est destiné au partage des approches, méthodologies et expériences pilotes réalisées, au Rif occidental ou ailleurs, face au changement climatique.

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Forests and climate change after Warsaw : an Asia-Pacific perspective

In February 2014, RECOFTC - The Center for People and Forests in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) brought together 11 climate change and forestry experts in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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Keep it fresh or salty : an introductory guide to financing wetland carbon programs and projects

Wetlands have been the focus of conservation and restoration efforts for over a century, and governments, international actors (NGOs and academia) and local communities around the world are now increasingly engaging in wetland restoration or avoiding wetland degration activities for climate chang

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Las montañas como torres de agua del mundo : protegiendo el agua y los servicios ecosistémicos de montaña ante el cambio climático : informe de política

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2014
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Our global water towers : ensuring ecosystem services from mountains under climate change : policy brief

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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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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
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A guiding toolkit for increasing climate change resilience (Arabic version)

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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

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