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IUCN Publication

Landscapes, at your service

The Restoration Opportunities Optimization Tool (ROOT) was developed out of a need to more efficiently and effectively communicate the importance of ecosystem services to decision makers.

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2018
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Tools for measuring, modelling, and valuing ecosystem services

Increasing interest in measuring, modelling and valuing ecosystem services (ES), the benefits that ecosystems provide to people, has resulted in the development of an array of ES assessment tools in recent years. Selecting an appropriate tool for measuring and modelling ES can be challenging.

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2018
IUCN Grey Literature

UK peatland strategy : 2018-2040

Beautiful and dramatic, UK peatlands are evocative landscapes home to rare and endangered wildlife, as well as rich in cultural history. The UK’s first collaborative Peatland Strategy has been developed by the IUCN UK Peatland Programme to capture and embed, for the long term, a shared vision for

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2018
IUCN Publication

Resource dependence and social resilience in North Ari Atoll, Maldives

This report aimed at understanding resource use and dependence, perception of marine conservation policies, and adaptive capacities of communities of North Ari atoll, Maldives.

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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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Ecosystem services assessment of North Ari Atoll Maldives

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2017
IUCN Publication

Conservation de la biodiversité des zones arides

L’ouvrage Conservation de biodiversité des zones arides vise à sensibiliser toutes les parties prenantes et à galvaniser une action plus large afin de booster la conservation et le développement des zones arides.

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2017
Non IUCN Publication

Enterprising nature

This book tracks the rise of a powerful idea in global biodiversity conservation.

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2016
Non IUCN Publication

Global soil biodiversity atlas

The Global Soil Biodiversity Atlas is a collection of images, text, and figures presenting the importance of soil biology to policy makers, experts, and general readers alike.

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2016
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Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and adaptation in practice

This book is a compilation of recent developments in the field of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and climate change adaption (Eco-DRR/CCA) globally.

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2016
IUCN Publication

Helping nature help us

With the increasing threats that disasters present there is an urgent need to prioritise proactive disaster risk reduction over reacting to disaster events.

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2016
Non IUCN Publication

Pollination services to agriculture

It is only recently that the immense economic value of pollination to agriculture has been appreciated. This book reviews the expanding knowledge base on pollination services, providing evidence to document the status, trends and importance of pollinators to sustainable agricultural production.

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2016
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Routledge handbook of ecosystem services

This handbook provides a comprehensive reference text on ecosystem services, integrating natural and social science (including economics). 

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2016
IUCN Publication

Nature-based solutions to address global societal challenges

This report has been prepared as part of an effort by IUCN to define its position on Nature-based Solutions (NbS) and plan for future work to advance this concept and support effective implementation of NbS to enhance ecosystem services provision and address societal challenges. The report propos

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2016
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Panorama des services écologiques fournis par les milieux naturels en France, vol. 2.4 : les écosystèmes montagnards

Suite au 1er volume « contexte et enjeux » des services écologiques, le Comité français de l’UICN publie 6 brochures présentant les services écologiques fournis par 6 grands types d’écosystèmes français (métropole et outre-mer) présentés selon les 4 catégories définies dans le Millennium Ecosyste

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2015
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TEEB for agriculture and food interim report

Interim results are presented from five exploratory sector studies (on livestock, rice, agroforestry, inland fisheries and palm oil), while the development of a ‘valuation framework’ provides a common lens for ensuring that the full range of impacts and dependencies can be examined under differen

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2015
IUCN Grey Literature

The economic value : Shouf Biosphere Reserve

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2015
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At the expense of democracy

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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Economics of land degradation initiative : An economic valuation of a large-scale rangeland restoration project through the Hima system in Jordan. A case study in Jordan

This paper presents an ex-ante cost-benefit analysis of large-scale rangeland restoration through the Hima system within the Zarqa River Basin, drawing on experience from a pilot initiative by IUCN and the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture since 2010.

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2015
Non IUCN Publication

Protecting the wild : parks and wilderness, the foundation of conservation

A companion volume to Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of EarthProtecting the Wild provides a necessary addition to the conversation about the future of conservation in the so-called Anthropocene.

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2015
IUCN Publication

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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2015
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Panorama des services écologiques fournis par les milieux naturels en France, vol. 2.2 : les écosystèmes urbains

Suite au 1er volume « contexte et enjeux » des services écologiques, le Comité français de l’UICN publie 6 brochures présentant les services écologiques fournis par 6 grands types d’écosystèmes français (métropole et outre-mer) présentés selon les 4 catégories définies dans le Millennium Ecosyste

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2014
IUCN Publication

Panorama des services écologiques fournis par les milieux naturels en France, vol. 2.2 : les écosystèmes marins et côtiers

Suite au 1er volume « contexte et enjeux » des services écologiques, le Comité français de l’UICN publie 6 brochures présentant les services écologiques fournis par 6 grands types d’écosystèmes français (métropole et outre-mer) présentés selon les 4 catégories définies dans le Millennium Ecosyste

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2014
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Panorama des services écologiques fournis par les milieux naturels en France, vol. 2.1 : les écosystèmes forestiers

Suite au 1er volume « contexte et enjeux » des services écologiques, le Comité français de l’UICN publie 6 brochures présentant les services écologiques fournis par 6 grands types d’écosystèmes français (métropole et outre-mer) présentés selon les 4 catégories définies dans le Millennium Ecosyste

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

Biodiversität: Grundlagen, Gefährdung, Schutz

Der Botaniker Rüdiger Wittig und der Zoologe Manfred Niekisch geben einen breiten Überblick über die Diversität des Lebens auf der Erde.

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2014
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Environment and development challenges

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2014
IUCN Publication

Socio-economic dimensions of human dependence on nature

This paper consists of a review of socio-economic conceptual frameworks, tools and methodologies relevant to HDN, and looks at the different (socio-economic) conceptual frameworks and techniques that could be used to address the key issues of the framework.

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2014
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Human dependency on nature framework

The objective of this background paper is to report on qualitative social sciences frameworks, and mixed methodologies, that could be incorporated into the HDNF assessment tool.

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

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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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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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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Asia protected planet report 2014

Asia has a rich cultural and natural heritage, but rapid development, population growth and an erosion of traditional practices are resulting in habitat loss and degradation, which is putting protected areas in Asia at risk and leading to serious decline in the biodiversity they harbour.

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2014
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The benefits of natural world heritage : identifying and assessing ecosystem services and benefits provided by the world's most iconic natural places

This study identifies and assesses the diversity of ecosystem services, and in turn the benefits that World Heritage sites can deliver to society and the economy through direct and indirect use or through inherent 'non-use' values.

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2014
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Protected planet report 2014

The Protected Planet Report series, launched in 2012, helps track international progress towards achieving Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 - a target for the global protected area network and for other related targets.

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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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Global biodiversity finance : the case for international payments for ecosystem services

Global spending on nature conservation is currently estimated at around US$50 billion per year. Most of this is public money, yet even this is far from sufficient to maintain biodiversity and the ecosystem services upon which our economies, livelihoods and well-being depend.

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

Social and economic benefits of protected areas : an assessment guide

This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the socio-economic benefits of PAs and PA networks and provides step-by-step practical guidance on identifying, assessing and valuing the various ecosystem services and related benefits provided by PAs.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Tidal flats

This booklet is an attempt to redress the lack of general knowledge on tidal flats and create awareness about their importance and the current threats facing these little-known ecosystems. 

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2013
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Lagoons and estuaries

Coastal lagoons and estuaries, lying at the boundary between ocean and land, house a unique mosaic of habitats, giving rise to high species diversity and the creation of ecotones. They are also ecologically and economically important ecosystems that provide many ecosystem services.

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2013
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Managing water and agroecosystems for food security

Water protection, food production, and ecosystem health are worldwide issues, and understanding the links between water, food production and ecosystems is important to the health of all three. This book shows how sustainable ecosystems are essential for water management and food production.

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2013
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Economic valuation of ecological functions and services of natural ecosystems : guide on the use of simple methods

This guide aims at making accessible the main concepts and methods of economic valuation of the monetary value of goods and services rendered by natural ecosystems in general. This text is designed for all actors involved in the economic valuation of ecological services.

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2013
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Évaluation économique des fonctions et services écologiques des écosystèmes naturels : guide d'utilisation de méthodes simples

L’objectif de ce guide est de rendre accessible les principaux concepts et méthodes d’évaluation économique de la valeur monétaire des biens et services des écosystèmes naturels en général. Ce guide s’adresse à tous les acteurs impliqués dans l’évaluation économique des services écologiques.

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

What has nature ever done for us? : how money really does grow on trees

From Indian vultures to Chinese bees, Nature provides the 'natural services' that keep the economy going.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Políticas de seguridad alimentaria : su conexión con los ecosistemas

Los bienes y servicios que proveen los ecosistemas hacen una contribución fundamental a la seguridad alimentaria ya que prestan apoyo a la disponibilidad, el acceso y el uso de los alimentos y mediante el refuerzo de la estabilidad de los sistemas alimentarios.

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2013
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Politiques de sécurité alimentaire : établir des liens avec les écosystèmes

Les biens et les services écosystémiques contribuent de manière déterminante à la sécurité alimentaire en soutenant la disponibilité, l’accès et l’utilisation des aliments et en renforçant la stabilité des systèmes alimentaires.

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2013
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Food security policies : making the ecosystem connections

Ecosystem goods and services make critical contributions to food security by supporting the availability, access and use of foods, and by strengthening the stability of food systems.

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2013
IUCN Grey Literature

Peatlands : guidance for climate change mitigation by conservation, rehabilitation and sustainable use

Peatlands provide many important ecosystem services, including water regulation, biodiversity conservation and carbon sequestration and storage. This report informs on management and finance options to achieve emissions reductions and enhance other vital ecosystem services from peatlands.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

The corporate ecosystem services review

This publication provides corporate managers with a proactive approach to making the connection between ecosystem change and their business goals.

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2012

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