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IUCN Publication

Impacts of the Fundão Dam failure

On 5 November 2015, a large dam containing 52 million m3 of iron mining residues (tailings) collapsed in Mariana, Brazil.

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2018
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Os impactos do rompimento da Barragem de Fundão

On 5 November 2015, a large dam containing 52 million m3 of iron mining residues (tailings) collapsed in Mariana, Brazil.

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2018
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Blue urbanism : exploring connections between cities and oceans

Equal parts inspiration and practical advice for urban planners, ocean activists, and policymakers, Blue Urbanism offers a comprehensive look at the challenges and great potential for urban areas to integrate ocean health into their policy and planning goals.

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2014
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The Great Barrier Reef : an environmental history

This book provides an original account of the environmental history of the Great Barrier Reef, based on extensive archival and oral history research.

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2014
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A global assessment of the environmental and social impacts caused by the production and use of biofuels

This report offers a review of literature from various sources on the impacts of the production and use of liquid biofuels, which are used mainly in the transport sector.

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2014
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Biodiversity management in the cement and aggregates sector : Integrated Biodiversity Management System (IBMS)

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2014
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Toward quantitative scenarios of climate change impacts in Switzerland

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2014
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Natural area tourism : ecology, impacts and management

Natural Area Tourism provides a comprehensive description of tourism in natural areas allowing readers to understand the scope of, complexities arising from, and possibilities of undertaking successful tourism developments in natural areas.

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2013
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Artisanal and small-scale mining in and around protected areas and critical ecosystems project (ASM -PACE) : Madagascar case study : artisanal mining rushes in protected areas and a response toolkit

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2012
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Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth : a report of the working group on decoupling to the International Resource Panel : report excerpt

This publication is an excerpt of the report, "Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth : a report of the working group on decoupling to the International Resource Panel".

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth : a report of the working group on decoupling to the International Resource Panel

This report provides a solid foundation for the concept of decoupling, clearly defining key terms and providing empirical evidence of escalating resource use. It shows that decoupling is already taking place to some extent, but is lagging far behind its potential.

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2011
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Los impactos del cambio climático en las funciones hidrológicas de la cuenca del río Santa

Parte de la serie de folletos informativos producida en el marco del proyecto “Adaptación de la gestión de los recursos hídricos en la cuenca del río Santa”, por UICN-SUR.

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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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Impact mitigation and biodiversity offsets : compensation approaches from around the world : a study on the application of Article 14 of the CBD (Convention on Biological Diversity)

This study compares compensation approaches taken with respect to impacts on biological diversity in selected countries from four different continents: Africa, Asia, North America, and South America.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

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2010
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Making sustainable consumption and production a reality : a guide for business and policy makers to life cycle thinking and assessment

This guide was developed to help address issues regarding resource consumption and environmental conservation, efficiency and competitiveness in enterprise management, and sustainable consumption and production.

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2010
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Praticas das indústrias extractivas na Africa ocidental : síntese comparativa de quatro estudos de casos (Guiné-Bissau, Guinée, Senegal, Serra Leoa)

A presente síntese compara para os quatro países o histórico e as perspectivas da exploração mineira, os quadros jurídicos e regulamentares relativos ao meio ambiente, as características ambientais e sociais das zonas estudadas, os estudos sociais e ambientais do estado inicial e estudo de impact

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2010
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Pratiques du secteur minier en Afrique de l’Ouest : synthèse comparative de quatre études de cas (Sénégal, Guinée Bissau, Guinée et Sierra Leone)

Cette synthèse compare pour les quatre pays l’historique et les perspectives de l’exploitation minière, les cadres juridiques et règlementaires relatifs à l’environnement, les caractéristiques environnementales et sociales des zones étudiées, les études sociales et environnementales de l’état ini

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2010
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Interactions between HIV/AIDS and the environment : a review of the evidence and recommendations for next steps

Recent studies have brought to light a series of interacting and complex relationships, many with negative feedback loops, between HIV/AIDS and the environment. A comprehensive examination of these relationships and analyses of the quality and breadth of the evidence are lacking.

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2010
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Greening blue energy : identifying and managing the biodiversity risks and opportunities of offshore renewable energy

The Greening Blue Energy project aims to facilitate well-balanced and science-based discussions on the impacts on the marine environment from offshore renewable energy developments and as such this publication provides a synthesis of current knowledge on the potential biodiversity impacts of offs

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Fair miles : recharting the food miles map

This pocketbook delves into the realities of the produce trade between Africa and the UK, examining both sides of the equation in search of a diet that is ethically, as well as nutritionally, balanced.

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2009
IUCN Publication

Biodiversité et signes de reconnaissance agricoles : quelle prise en compte de la biodiversité dans les marques, labels et certifications de productions agricoles?

La présente étude propose donc d’effectuer un état des lieux de la prise en compte de la biodiversité par les signes de reconnaissance du secteur agricole sur la base d’une analyse des cahiers des charges d’un échantillon de ceux-ci.

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2009
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Panel scientifique indépendant sur les activités pétrolières et gazières en République Islamique de Mauritanie : rapport définitif

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2009
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Risks from maritime traffic to biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea : Identification of issues and possible responses

This report is based on discussions among maritime experts and draws on the conclusions of a workshop that was held in Istanbul in 2007.

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2009
Non IUCN Publication

Climate variability and the global harvest : impacts of El Niño and other oscillations on agroecosystems

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2008
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Armed conflict and conservation : case studies from around the world

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2008
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Vers un accord équitable sur le climat pour l'après 2012 : propositions du Réseau Climat-Développement

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2008
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Towards an equitable post-2012 climate agreement : climate development network proposals

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2008
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Maritime traffic effects on biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea. Volume 2 : legal mechanisms to address maritime impacts on Mediterranean biodiversity

An enclosed sea such as the Mediterranean is particularly susceptible to ship-associated impacts due to the high volume of shipping routes, long history of use, shallow sensitive habitats and sensitive deep-sea ecosystems.

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2008
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Maritime traffic effects on biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea. Volume 1 : review of impacts, priority areas and mitigation measures

An enclosed sea such as the Mediterranean is particularly susceptible to ship-associated impacts due to the high volume of shipping routes, long history of use, shallow sensitive habitats and sensitive deep-sea ecosystems.

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2008
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Securing protected areas in the face of global change : key lessons learned from case studies and field learning sites in protected areas

Protected areas have proven themselves to be an effective tool for the conservation of biodiversity in situ.

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2008
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Climate change and the Great Barrier Reef : a vulnerability assessment

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2007
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Gincana 3 : biological diversity and climate change

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2007
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Revisão das opções para gerir os impactos resultantes do excesso de Elefantes Africanos a nível local

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2007
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Guía ambiental para el sector de desarrollo de infraestructura urbana : Guatemala, C.A.

La guía tiene como fin servir de instrumento técnico de referencia para la planificación y ejecución ordenada y sistemática de medidas ambientales de prevención, corrección, mitigación, minimización o compensación para aquellas acciones de la actividad de desarrollo de infraestructura urbana, que

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2007
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Examen des options pour le contrôle des impacts de la surabondance locale des éléphants africains

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2007
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Review of options for managing the impacts of locally overabundant African elephants

Some of the most important decisions in wildlife management in Africa revolve around elephants. Where elephant densities increase the impact of elephants on their habitats and other species may also increase.

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2007
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Evaluación de impacto ambiental y diversidad biológica

Este es un estudio comparado de los regímenes de Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental (EIA) de ciertos países de América del Sur (Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Ecuador y Perú).

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2007
Non IUCN Publication

AMAP assessment 2006 : acidifying pollutants, Arctic haze, and acidification in the Arctic

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2006
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Arctic pollution 2006 : acidification and arctic haze

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2006
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Avoiding dangerous climate change :

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2006
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Just one planet : poverty, justice and climate change

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2006
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Valuation, rehabilitation and conservation of mangroves in tsunami affected areas of Hambantota, Sri Lanka : economic valuation of tsunami affected mangroves

This book presents the economic justification for including mangrove rehabilitation and restoration efforts in current tsunami reconstruction projects in Sri Lanka.

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2006
Non IUCN Publication

Principes directeurs du HCR en matière d'environnement

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2005
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Assessment of environmental hot spots in Iraq

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2005
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UNHCR environmental guidelines

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2005
IUCN Grey Literature

The Indian Ocean tsunami: reducing risk and vulnerability to future natural disasters and loss of ecosystem services

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2005
Non IUCN Publication

Research for mitigating syndromes of global change : a transdisciplinary appraisal of selected regions of the world to prepare development-oriented research partnerships

The aim of this publication is to present an initial synthesis of core problems in each region, the status and focus of related research, and corresponding new research needs.

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2004

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