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Ecosystems protecting infrastructure and communities

Despite increasing recognition of the importance of ecosystem-based approaches for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, implementation remains mostly underdeveloped worldwide. Lack of knowledge on the implementation process present an important barrier.

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2017
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Valeur économique des services écosystémiques du Parc National de l’Ichkeul, Tunisie

Le Parc National de l’Ichkeul se situe au Nord-Est de la Tunisie à 75 Km de Tunis. Il occupe 12.600 ha, couvrant successivement la montagne (1.363 ha), le lac Ichkeul (8.500 ha), et les marécages (2.737 ha).

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2017
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Proceedings of the second international forum of the Qur'anic Botanic Garden (Arabic version)

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2015
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Proceedings of the second international forum of the Qur'anic Botanic Garden

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2015
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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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2013
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Biodiversity and ecosystem management in the Iraqi marshlands : screening study on potential World Heritage nomination (Arabic version)

<p>This report includes an inventory of data and information on the Iraqi marshland ecosystem; technical guidance on the assessment framework and tools for ecosystem management and biodiversity conservation with regard to the requirements for World Heritage nomination; and guidance on the d

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2013
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The role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction

The aim of this book is to provide an overview of knowledge and practice in this multidisciplinary field of ecosystems management and disaster risk reduction.

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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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2013
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Ecosystems and disaster risk reduction in the context of the great east Japan earthquake and tsunami : a scoping study : report to the Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund

The research focused on the perceptions of communities on the role of ecosystems for disaster risk reduction, particularly in the context of the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan.

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2013
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An ecosystem approach to management of seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean : volume 4 : a road map towards sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in the Southern Indian Ocean

This publication presents proposals from a management workshop on conservation and management measures applicable to high seas areas in the Southern Indian Ocean regarding: (i) a biodiversity initiative; (ii) the principles, objectives and process included in the draft road map developed in suppo

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2013
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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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Principles and guidelines for integrating ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation in project and policy design

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

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2012
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The Gulf of Mannar and its surroundings : a resource book for teachers in the Mannar District

Increasing incidence and intensity of natural disasters and climate change are having over-arching impacts on the environment. Sustainable development is being undermined. Ecological services and their indirect economic values are frequently omitted from assessments.

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2012
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An ecosystem approach to management of seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean : volume 3 : legal and institutional gap analysis

This publication presents a legal and institutional gap analysis of the project area, covering five seamount regions, two of which are inside proposed Benthic Protected Areas (BPAs), Atlantis Bank and Coral Seamount, and three outside BPAs.

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2012
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An ecosystem approach to management of seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean : volume 2 : anthropogenic threats to seamount ecosystems and biodiversity

The individual and cumulative threats to and effects of the full range of human activities on marine ecosystems and biodiversity in general, and seamounts in particular, in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) are still largely unknown.

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2012
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An ecosystem approach to management of seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean : volume 1 : overview of seamount ecosystems and biodiversity

Seamounts are topographic rises of the seabed with a limited extent across the summit. There is evidence that seamounts form hotspots of biological activity in the oceans. Why seamounts host abundant populations of fish and other pelagic and aquatic predators is still uncertain.

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2012
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Nature resilience : organising ecological restoration by partners in business for next generations

The essence of sustainability is about reconnecting man's relationship to nature.

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2012
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Blue carbon policy framework 2.0 : based on the discussion of the International Blue Carbon Policy Working Group

Development and implementation of blue carbon-based activities now requires strategic policy and incentive mechanisms to achieve coastal conservation, restoration and sustainable use, and provide disincentives to drain or damage coastal systems.

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2012
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Adaptación basada en ecosistemas : una respuesta al cambio climático

Se trata del primer documento en español sobre el enfoque de Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas, que UICN promueve a escala mundial.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Biodiversity and ecosystem insecurity : a planet in peril

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2011
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Authenticity in nature : making choices about the naturalness of ecosystems

This publication examines the concept of naturalness in ecosystems, discussing its values and considering choices about the level of naturalness in conservation efforts. The author argues that all ecosystems have been modified and the idea of places 'untouched by humans' is a myth.

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2011
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Coral health index (CHI) : measuring coral community health

Effective local management of coral reefs has a direct effect on reducing threats and improving overall coral community health.

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2011
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Guía para la aplicación y monitoreo del enfoque ecosistémico

La presente guía es un instrumento que permite hacer una rápida valoración del nivel de aplicación del Enfoque Ecosistémico (EE), por medio de un conjunto de preguntas que abordan aspectos fundamentales de la gestión de los ecosistemas para poder afirmar que el enfoque se está aplicando en un esp

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2011
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Toward recovery and sustainability of the world's large marine ecosystems during climate change

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2011
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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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2011
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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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2011
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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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2011
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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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2011
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Blue carbon policy framework : based on the first workshop of the International Blue Carbon Policy Working Group

Development and implementation of blue carbon-based activities now requires strategic policy and incentive mechanisms for coastal conservation, restoration and sustainable use, and and disincentives to drain or damage coastal systems. Currently no broad, strategic program exists to achieve this.

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2011
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Guide to corporate ecosystem valuation : a framework for improving corporate decision-making

Ecosystem valuation is a complex topic with extensive jargon and rapidly evolving techniques. Although a multitude of related guidelines already exist, none cater directly for the needs of business.

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2011
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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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2011
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Biodiversity and ecosystem management in the Iraqi marshlands : screening study on potential World Heritage nomination

<p>This report includes an inventory of data and information on the Iraqi marshland ecosystem; technical guidance on the assessment framework and tools for ecosystem management and biodiversity conservation with regard to the requirements for World Heritage nomination; and guidance on the d

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2011
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Selective fishing and balanced harvest in relation to fisheries and ecosystem sustainability

This document reports on the results of a workshop on selective fishing and balanced harvest which took place in Nagoya in October 2010.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Arguments for protected areas : multiple benefits for conservation and use

This book provides a concise and persuasive overview of the values of protected areas.

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2010
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Dead planet, living planet : biodiversity and ecosystem restoration for sustainable development

This report is a contribution to the UN’s International Year of Biodiversity and is a complement to the UNEP-hosted Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) which is bringing visibility to the wealth of the world’s natural capital.

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2010
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Millennium Ecosystem Assessment outreach kit

This resource is a compilation of resources for communicating the work of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA), which might be useful for outreach activities organizations might wish to undertake related to the findings of the MA, on the importance of ecosystem servicse and actions that can b

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Valuing the net benefits of ecosystem restoration : the Ripon City Quarry in Yorkshire, Ecosystem Valuation Initiative case study no. 1

Aggregate Industries UK, a subsidiary of Holcim, restores ecosystems as part of its quarrying operations.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Water and climate change adaptation : using water management, ecosystems and empowerment to build climate change resilience

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

IPBES : the intergovernmental platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Enhancing sustainable use of biodiversity through the Satoyama Initiative (Japanese version)

This paper describes the Satoyama Initiative, which has been promoted by the Ministry of the Environment of the Government of Japan and United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies for discussion at CBD COP10.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Enhancing sustainable use of biodiversity through the Satoyama Initiative

This paper describes the Satoyama Initiative, which has been promoted by the Ministry of the Environment of the Government of Japan and United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies for discussion at CBD COP10.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Stratégie de mobilisation des ressources (Agenda item 4.4)

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2010
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La Estragegia [Estrategia] para la movilización de recursos (Tema 4.4 del Programa provisional)

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2010
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Strategy for resource mobilization (Agenda item 4.4)

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2010
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Climate proof : a four step guide for coastal projects

Scientific evidence suggests that variations in temperature, weather patterns and sea level will impact coastal ecosystems and communities.

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2010
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Liste rouge et gestion écosystèmique des pêches en Afrique de l'Ouest : utilisation de la Liste Rouge de l’UICN pour le suivi des risques de perte de biodiversité : application aux poissons démersaux exploités d’Afrique du Nord Ouest

L’etude essayerait de commenter les différents critères de la Liste Rouge, par rapport à leur applicabilité pour analyser l’évolution des statuts des espèces de poissons commerciaux, dans les circonstances de l’Afrique de l’Ouest ; mais également d’identifier les principaux critères de la Liste r

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2010
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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity : TEEB for local and regional policy makers

This report is planned to be a useful advisory tool for local and regional policymakers, administrators and managers. The information in this report will also be of interest to organisations such as NGOs, regulatory bodies, permitting agencies and the judicial system.

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2010
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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity : ecological and economic foundations

The TEEB study is underpinned by an assessment of state-of-the-art science and economics. The goal is to provide the conceptual foundation to link economics and ecology and to posit a paradigm of the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem services.

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2010
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Sustainable development of the world’s large marine ecosystems during climate change : a commemorative volume to advance sustainable development on the occasion of the presentation of the 2010 Göteborg Award

Recognizing the importance of promoting global efforts underway for sustainable development of the oceans, the Göteborg Award Selection Jury is pleased to distribute a special volume, Sustainable Development of the World’s Large Marine Ecosystems during Climate Change on the occasion of the prese

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2010

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