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A framework for social adaptation to climate change : sustaining tropical coastal communities and industries

The estimated 500 million people who depend on coral reefs worldwide regularly contend with change.

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2010
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Natural solutions : protected areas helping people cope with climate change

Protected areas play a major role in reducing climate changing carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere. Fifteen percent of the world’s terrestrial carbon stock - 312 gigatonnes - are stored in protected areas around the world.

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2010
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Acting in time on energy policy

Energy policy is on everyone’s mind these days. But there is a serious problem endemic to America’s energy challenges: the resulting policies are overly reactive, enacted once damage is already done, and are too often incomplete, incoherent, and ineffectual. This important volume details this pro

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2009
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Climate change science compendium 2009

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2009
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The vanishing face of Gaia

James Lovelock's The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning is a prophetic message for mankind from one of the most influential scientists of our age. James Lovelock's Gaia theory, the idea that our planet is a living, self-regulating system, has transformed the way we see our planet an

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2009
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KMI international journal of maritime affairs and fisheries

The journal aims to share theories, managements, and practices at international, national and local levels with researchers, policy makers, managers and other stakeholders, and thereby to advance ocean and coastal policy regimes at all levels.

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2009
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Closing the gaps : disaster risk reduction and adaptation to climate change in developing countries

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2009
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Rethinking development in a carbon-constrained world

This book aims to provide elements for discussion for those involved in development and development cooperation as practitioners, decision-makers and researchers, at a crucial moment just prior to the Copenhagen Climate Conference.

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

Perspectives on water and climate change adaptation : introduction, summaries and key messages

Dozens of experts were invited to provide their perspectives on critical issues relating to climate change and water in the form of a Perspective Document. The initiative resulted in the serise of papers presented here.

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Risk and poverty in a changing climate : invest today for a safer tomorrow

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2009
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Amazonia and global change

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2009
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Climate change in the African drylands : options and opportunities for adaptation and mitigation

This paper highlights the climate change mitigation potential of the African drylands and lays out various paths towards adaptation which should be supported to reduce the vulnerability of dryland populations and increase their food security.

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2009
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Bangladesh climate change strategy and action plan 2009

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2009
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Global environmental change : the threat to human health

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2009
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Connecting biodiversity and climate change mitigation and adaptation : report of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change

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2009
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Growing within limits : a report to the Global Assembly 2009 of the Club of Rome

Current trends in fossil-fuel use and inefficient land use will lead to large global environmental problems with respect to climate change and biodiversity loss. Technical and economically feasible options are available to meet the challenge to avoid these problems.

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2009
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Community-based adaptation to climate change : an update

Over a billion people - the world's poorest and most vulnerable communities - will bear the brunt of climate change. For them, building local capacity to cope is a vital step towards resilience. Community-based adaptation (CBA) is emerging as a key response to this challenge.

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2009
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Natural resilience : healthy ecosystems as climate shock insurance

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Community-based adaptation to climate change

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2009
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Assessing the costs of adaptation to climate change : a review of the UNFCCC and other recent estimates

This report takes another look at the costs of adapting to climate change. The estimates for 2030 used by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change are likely to be substantial under-estimates. Professor Martin Parry and his co-authors look at the estimates from a range of perspectives.

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2009
Non IUCN Publication

TVEAP climate change films compilation

Films included in this compilation are "Mekong: Watch That River!" (2009); "Small Islands, Big Impact" (2009); "South Asia: Crowded Land, Drying Rivers" (2009); and "Yellow River Blues" (2009).

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2009
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A Pan African Indigenous Peoples' Conference on Adaptation and Mitigation

The working conference had as its principal theme to learn about the science of adaptation and mitigation, and related issues of biodiversity conservation issues in the context of United Nations' climate change negotiations.

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2009
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Monitoring disaster displacement in the context of climate change : findings of a study by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

This study looks at natural disasters and forced displacement in the context of climate change.

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2009
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A renewable world, energy, ecology, equality : a report for the World Future Council

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2009
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Summary and policy implications Vision 2030 : the resilience of water supply and sanitation in the face of climate change

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2009
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The anatomy of a silent crisis

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

Baseline study B : état actuel de la recherche et de la compréhension des liens entre le changement climatique, les aires protégées et les communautés

Les aires protégées jouent un rôle important dans le maintien des systèmes écologiques qu'elles renferment, en particulier pour l'équilibre et la conservation de la biodiversité (à toutes les échelles).

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

REDD-plus : scope and options for the role of forests in climate change mitigation strategies

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

CORDIO Asia Final Report : Management of Climate Change Impacts on Coral Reefs and Coastal Ecosystems in Tsunami-affected Areas of the Andaman Sea and South Asia

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2009
IUCN Publication

Sustaining the world's large marine ecosystems

Sustaining the World’s Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) provides examples of advances made in the operationalization of the five-module approach to ecosystem based management (EBM) for sustaining the goods and services of the world’s LMEs.

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2009
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Government of Pakistan's agriculture and water policies with respect to climate change : policy gap analysis

This study entailed a review of the existing literature relevant to agriculture policy, water policy and the status of various conventions/protocols to which Pakistan is a signatory. It identifies the gaps and makes recommendations on ways and means to address the gaps in the existing documents.

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2009
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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity : climate issues update

This TEEB report presents a sub-set of early conclusions which relate to climate change.

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2009
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Workshop sub-regional "Aliança dos parlamentares e eleitos locais ao serviço da governação climática no espaço PRCM e CEDEAO" : carta

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2009
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Atelier sous régional des parlementaires et élus locaux au service de la gouvernance climatique dans l'espace PRCM et CEDEAO : actes

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2009
IUCN Publication

Hope in a changing climate

This documentary demonstrates that it is possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems, to restore ecosystem functions in areas where they have been lost, to fundamentally improve the lives of people who have been trapped in poverty for generations and to sequester carbon naturally.

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2009
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ABC cambio climático : una guía para entender el cambio climático

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2009
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Preparing for climate change in the Red Sea : recognising early impacts through perceptions of dive tourists and dive operators in Egypt

A survey of tourists and tour operators in the Egyptian Red Sea region shows that the industry often misperceives its clients’ environmental sensitivity, putting its own business at risk.

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2009
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Biodiversity conservation and response to climate variability at community level

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2009
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Species and climate change : more than just the polar bear

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2009
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Ecosystem-based adaptation : a natural response to climate change

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2009
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The ocean and climate change : tools and guidelines for action

The ocean continues to get only peripheral attention in climate change research and policy, despite its enormous importance in regulating global climate and its sensitivity to the impacts of climate change and ocean acidification.

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2009
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The management of natural coastal carbon sinks

This report focuses on the management of natural coastal carbon sinks. There is a lack of recognition and focus on coastal marine ecosystems to complement activities already well advanced on land to address the best practice management of carbon sinks.

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2009
IUCN Publication

Manual de capacitación en género y cambio climatico

En 2007, UICN, PNUD, PNUMA y WEDO reconocieron la necesidad de una estrategia coordinada entre las instituciones mundiales involucradas con los temas de género y cambio climático. El resultado fue la creación de la Alianza Global de Género y Clima (GGCA).

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2009
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Manuel de formation sur le genre et le changement climatique

En 2007, UICN, PNUD, PNUE et WEDO ont reconnu le besoin pour une stratégie coordonnée auprès des institutions internationales travaillant dans le domaine de la parité entre hommes et femmes et des changements climatiques.

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2009
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Training manual on gender and climate change

In 2007, IUCN, UNDP, UNEP and WEDO recognized the need for a coordinated strategy among global institutions working on gender and climate change. The result was the establishment of the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA).

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2009
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El clima está cambiando, mi vida también : 30 testimonios = The climate is changing, so is my life : 30 testimonies

The Sociedad de Derecho Ambiental in Peru documented the daily struggle of indigenous and local communities to adapt to the changing climate patterns.

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2009
Non IUCN Publication

Environment and tourism

This second edition of Environment and Tourism reflects changes in the relationship between tourism, society and the natural environment in the first decade of the new century.

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2008
IUCN Grey Literature

Energy, ecosystems and livelihoods : understanding linkages in the face of climate change impacts

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2008
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Climate change and food security : a framework document

This document provides background information on the interrelationship between climate change and food security, and ways to deal with the new threat.

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2008
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Separate streams ? Adapting water resources management to climate change

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2008

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