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IUCN Grey Literature

Cranes and agriculture

Cranes have coexisted with agriculture for centuries in some regions and may often benefit from cropland or grazing.

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2018
IUCN Grey Literature

Application of Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology (ROAM) in Asia

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2018
Non IUCN Publication

World Heritage and human rights

The World Heritage community is currently adopting policies to mainstream human rights as part of a wider sustainability agenda.

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2018
IUCN Publication

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
IUCN Publication

Áreas protegidas urbanas

Como nossas cidades continuam crescendo, não devemos abandonar a proteção de áreas naturais às pressões da urbanização, e sim defender esses lugares, e realmente tentar criar novos espaços para a natureza dentro do tecido urbano – inclusive dentro dos centros das cidades.

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2017
IUCN Publication

The Southern Bluefin Tuna market in China

To gain a better understanding of the presence and potential sources of Southern Bluefish Tuna traded and/or consumed in mainland China, desk-based research and a market survey “snapshot” were carried out.

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2017
Non IUCN Publication

Briefing document : reduced to skin and bones re-examined

Illegal trade and the trafficking of Tiger Panthera tigris, as well as their parts, products and derivatives, and the poaching which supplies it, is the most immediate threat to the survival of wild tigers. This briefing document highlights top-line findings from the detailed analysis over the 16

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2016
IUCN Publication

An ounce of prevention : snow leopard crime revisited

Snow leopard poaching and trafficking – referred to herein as snow leopard crime – is revisited 13 years after TRAFFIC’s first report on the subject, Fading Footprints: The Killing and Trade of Snow Leopards.

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2016
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Policy matters : from solutions to resolutions : a new social compact for just and effective conservation of biodiversity

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2016
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Shark fin and mobulid ray gill plate trade in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

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2016
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Reduced to skin and bones re-examined

Illegal trade and the trafficking of Tiger Panthera tigris, as well as their parts, products and derivatives, and the poaching which supplies it, is the most immediate threat to the survival of wild tigers. This briefing document highlights top-line findings from the detailed analysis over the 16

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2016
IUCN Publication

Aires protégées urbaines

Jusqu’à récemment, les conservationnistes se préoccupaient peu des aires protégées urbaines. Il faut défendre ces lieux et s’efforcer de créer de nouveaux espaces naturels au sein du tissu urbain, y compris dans les centres-villes.

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2016
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Humphead (Napoleon) wrasse Cheilinus undulatus trade into and through Hong Kong

The Humphead Wrasse Cheilinus undulatus is a naturally rare coral reef fish species.

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2016
IUCN Publication

Sustainable sourcing : markets for certified Chinese medicinal and aromatic plants

This study on the market potential of sustainably wild-collected botanical ingredients originating from the People’s Republic of China with fair and organic certifications provides an overview of current export trade in both wild-collected and cultivated botanical, algal and fungal ingredients fr

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2016
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Framework for assessing and improving law for sustainability

The sustainability challenges we face today are greater than any we have previously confronted.

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2016
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Ethics and climate change : a study of national commitments

Climate change is the most significant moral and environmental issue of our time.

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2015
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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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Áreas bajo protección privada : mirando al futuro

Las áreas bajo protección privada merecen un reconocimiento y respaldo mucho mayores que el que reciben en este momento.

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2014
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The futures of privately protected areas

Privately protected areas deserve far greater recognition and support than is the case at the moment.

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2014
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Urban protected areas : profiles and best practice guidelines

As our cities continue to grow, we should defend the protection of natural areas and even try to create new space for nature within this urban fabric.

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2014
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Assessment of python breeding farms supplying the international high-end leather industry

This report is the first one delivered under the Python Conservation Partnership. Established in November 2013, the Partnership aims to contribute to the improved sustainability of the python skin trade and to help facilitate industry-wide change.

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2014
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Reduced to skin and bones revisited

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

Conservation in a crowded world : case studies from the Asia-Pacific

In an increasingly crowded world reconciling environmental ‘conservation’ with the ‘sustainable use’ of natural resources is now our greatest challenge.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

The environmental challenges facing a Chinese oil company in Chad

The surge in Chinese investments in Africa has brought about a flurry of questions expressing concern over their ecological impact in the host countries. till, the principles and implementation of environmental management by Chinese firms remains largely unknown.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Releasing the pressure : water resource efficiencies and gains for ecosystem services

This document discusses the need to balance short-term water productivity gains – in particular in agriculture - with the long-term role that water flows provide for maintaining sustainable landscape ecosystem services (ESS), and serving multiple benefits to human well-being.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Improving access to forest resources : experiences in informal tenure reform from IUCN’s Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy

It is commonly claimed that forest tenure reform that provides rural people with rights to access and use of forest resources can contribute to improved forest management and poverty alleviation.

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2012
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Improving ecosystem functionality and livelihood : experiences in forest landscape restoration and management

This paper examines how interventions intended to improve functionality and productivity of forested landscapes to improve livelihoods of the poorest populations, might actually yield co-benefits in terms of biodiversity conservation.

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2012
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Moving closer to nature : lessons for landscapes and livelihoods from the Miyun landscape, China

The Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy Miyun project has generated important lessons about the process of working to improve landscapes and livelihoods in a watershed context. This paper documents and shares these lessons.

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2012
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Mekong River Basin : mobilising grassroots engagement and facilitating high-level dialogue for transboundary water management

The Water and Nature Initiate’s (WANI) activities in the Mekong followed a strategy of mobilizing grass-roots engagement of local stakeholders in decision making, while facilitating high-level dialogues.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Atlas of biodiversity and conservation in the Yangtze River Basin

WWF has produced this atlas to help guide efforts in conserving the biodiversity in the Yangtze basin upon which economic development depends. It is based on extensive research by leading experts on the distribution of key protected species and zones of high biodiversity in the basin.

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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 : 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
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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

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
IUCN Grey Literature

Knowledge management in the IUCN Asia Region Programme : issues and recommendations

A knowledge management study was undertaken in the IUCN Asia Region by Rod Abson, Science and Knowledge Management Officer in the Science and Knowledge Management Unit of IUCN from the 25th of October to 12th of November 2010.

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2011
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Law, policy and dryland ecosystems in the People’s Republic of China

This report summarizes the numerous activities implemented and documents prepared by the national and local-level expert groups, and presents the valuable lessons learned.

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2011
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Governance of ecosystem services : lessons learned from Cameroon, China, Costa Rica and Ecuador

This study looks at governance of ecosystem services.

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2011
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Pills, powders, vials and flakes : the bear bile trade in Asia

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Use it or lose it : protecting the traditional knowledge, genetic resources and customary laws of marginal farmers in southwest China

This report provides the findings and lessons of the action research project “Protecting Community Rights over Traditional Knowledge: Implications of Customary Laws and Practices in Guangxi, Southwest China”.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

UNESCO science report 2010 : the current status of science around the world

Written by a team of independent experts who are each covering the country or region from which they hail, the UNESCO Science Report 2010 analyses the trends and developments that have shaped scientific research, innovation and higher education over the past five years.

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2010
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Planning sustainable cities : UN-Habitat practices and perspectives

This publication presents a strong argument for innovating urban planning to address the contemporary challenges of rapid urbanization and poverty.

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2010
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Vulnerable places, vulnerable people : trade liberalization, rural poverty and the environment

While some argue that trade liberalization has raised incomes and led to environmental protection in developing countries, others claim that it generates neither poverty reduction nor sustainability.

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2010
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The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in the Eastern Himalaya

Biodiversity within inland water ecosystems in the Eastern Himalaya region is both highly diverse and of great regional importance to livelihoods and economies.

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2010
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Saiga Antelope trade: global trends with a focus on South-East Asia

The aim of this project, which was commissioned by the CITES Secretariat, was to compile up-to-date information on current trade in Saiga products and derivatives, focusing on some key areas.

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2010
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Trade in Anguilla species, with a focus on recent trade in European Eel A. anguilla

The European Eel Anguilla anguilla is a commercially important species that is threatened with extinction. International trade has been identified as a principal factor in this species’s decline. This report aims to provide up to date information on trade in A.

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2010
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The state of wildlife trade in China : information on the trade in wild animals and plants in China in 2008

This report is the third in an annual series on emerging trends in China’s wildlife trade. that aim to highlight wildlife trade trends in threatened and at-risk wildlife, with an emphasis on the impact of China’s trade on globally important biodiversity “hotspots”.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Safe flyways for the Siberian Crane

Cranes, a flagship species of waterbirds, have great cultural significance - especially the Siberian Crane. Yet, even after decades of conservation efforts, cranes remain threatened with 11 species at risk.

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2009
Non IUCN Publication

Protecting traditional knowledge from the grassroots up

For indigenous peoples round the world, traditional knowledge based on natural resources such as medicinal herbs forms the core of culture and identity. But this wealth of knowledge is under pressure.

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2009
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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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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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Review of trade in merbau from major range states

Reports from non-governmental organizations have raised concerns about the scale of illegal trade in merbau, a timber from nine species in the genus Intsia and there is concern over the sustainability of harvests from natural merbau populations.

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2009
Non IUCN Publication

Dreaming of Danxiashan

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2008

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