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

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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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Los páramos andinos : ¿Qué sabemos? : estado de conocimiento sobre el impacto del cambio climático en el ecosistema páramo

La publicación expone los avances en el ámbito de la producción de conocimiento en torno a los páramos, destacando las tareas pendientes a propósito del posible impacto del cambio climático en este ecosistema, sus posibilidades de adaptación y la dimensión humana de sus territorios.

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'30 anos da assinatura da convenção das nações unidas sobre o direito do mar : protecção do ambiente e o futuro do direito do mar' : actas da conferência internacional

From 15-17 November 2012, the Main Hall of the Faculty of Law of the University of Porto (FDUP) brought together eminent academics, distinguished members of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, directors of research centres in the area of the Law of the Sea, representatives of inter

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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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Ocean acidification : international policy and governance options

As the carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere rises, an increasing amount of the gas is absorbed by the ocean, making it more acidic.

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A guiding toolkit for increasing climate change resilience

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Toward quantitative scenarios of climate change impacts in Switzerland

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Sabiduría y adaptación : el valor del conocimiento tradicional para la adaptación al cambio climático en América del Sur

<p>La publicación recopila reflexiones y análisis de distintos autores, sobre la propuesta que hacen UICN y varias de sus organizaciones miembro sobre la necesidad y la importancia de reconocer el valor que tiene el conocimiento tradicional para la adaptación al cambio climático.

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Best practices of island and coastal biosphere reserves

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2013
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A better future for the planet Earth vol. IV : lectures and essays by the winners of the Blue Planet Prize (2007-2011)

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2013
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Environmental guidance note for disaster risk reduction : healthy ecosystems for human security and climate change adaptation (Japanese version)

This publication was developed to provide guidance on the benefits of and ways to integrate environmental concerns into disaster risk reduction strategies (DRR) at the local and national levels.

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Mainstreaming climate change adaptation in the Pacific : a practical guide

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Mainstreaming the environment in poverty alleviation policies : influencing policies and practices through dialogue and dissemination of innovative responses

This document aims to share lessons learned from the implementation of the Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management Initiative (PREMI) designed and executed by the Central and West Africa Programme of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN-PACO).

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Intégration de l'environnement dans les politiques de lutte contre la pauvreté : influencer les politiques et les pratiques par le dialogue et la diffusion de réponses innovantes

Le présent document vise à partager les leçons apprises de la mise en oeuvre de l'Initiative pour la Réduction de la Pauvreté et la Gestion de l'Environnement (Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management Initiative -- PREMI) conçue et exécutée par le Programme Afrique Centrale et Occidentale d

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Comment aborder la REDD+ au Cameroun : contexte, enjeux et options pour une stratégie nationale

Le Cameroun, à l’instar d’autres pays du Bassin du Congo, subit de plein fouet les effets environnementaux, sociaux et économico-dévastateurs des changements climatiques, généralement provoqués par la déforestation, la dégradation et la fragmentation des forêts.

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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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Dictionary of environmental and climate change law

This state-of-the-art Dictionary defines terms employed in international agreements, national legislation and scholarly legal studies related to comparative and international environmental law and the emerging law of climate change.

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Climate-smart agriculture sourcebook

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Human dependence on nature : how to solve the environmental crisis

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Managing forests as complex adaptive systems : building resilience to the challenge of global change

This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive system (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and history.

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Building resilience to disasters through partnerships : lessons from the Hyogo Framework for Action

The paper outlines the modus operandi of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction partnership in working with and empowering stakeholders to build partnerships and political legitimacy for international agreements in the context of disaster risk reduction.

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Les aires marines protégées (AMP) méditerranéennes et le changement climatique

Le objectif de cette publication est de fournir des orientations concernant la manière de mesurer l’impact du changement climatique sur la biodiversité marine des aires protégées, et les moyens permettant d’améliorer la planification en vue d’atténuer les impacts à venir.

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Mediterranean marine protected areas and climate change : a guide to regional monitoring and adaptation opportunities

This publication aims to give some guidance on how to measure the impact of climate change on the marine biodiversity of protected areas and how to improve planning for the mitigation of future impact.

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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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2013
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Vital but vulnerable : climate change vulnerability and human use of wildlife in Africa's Albertine Rift

This report brings together a broad range of new and existing information on 2,358 plant and animal species of the Albertine Rift (AR) region of East and Central Africa.

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2013
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Environmental guidance note for disaster risk reduction : healthy ecosystems for human security and climate change adaptation

This publication was developed to provide guidance on the benefits of and ways to integrate environmental concerns into disaster risk reduction strategies (DRR) at the local and national levels.

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IUCN in Bangladesh 2013

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Performances économiques des activités d’adaptation au changement climatique dans le bassin de la Volta

Cette étude présente une évaluation des performances économiques de quelques activitésd’adaptation promues par l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature au Burkina Faso et au Ghana.

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Economic performance of climate change adaptation activities in the Volta Basin

This study presents an evaluation of the economic performance of some adaptation activities promoted by IUCN in Burkina Faso and Ghana. The overall objective of the evaluation is to contribute to participatory learning about economic benefits of climate change adaptation initiatives.

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Legal frameworks for ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change in the Pacific islands

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2012
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On-farm conservation of neglected and underutilized species

This publication is the result of the International Conference held in Frankfurt, Germany 14-16 June 2011 organized in the framework of an International UN Project funded by IFAD “Reinforcing the resilience of poor rural communities in the face of food insecurity, poverty and climate change throu

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