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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
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Great Indian bustard : a pictorial life history

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2016
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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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Blue solutions from Asia and the Pacific

Our oceans and coasts are the origin of life on earth, an important food source, and crucial for the global ecological equilibrium,  yet despite their global significance, marine and coastal ecosystems face a wide array of threats.

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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
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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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Nexus governance : harnessing contending forces at work

Using case studies from Nepal, India and Thailand, this paper explores challenges and governance options that can accept social and physical uncertainties and build synergy across the water, energy, and food sectors.

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2015
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Mining, the aluminium industry, and indigenous peoples

The report provides a global overview of the challenges facing indigenous peoples, and presents five case studies from Australia, Cambodia, Guinea, India and Suriname.

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2015
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Synergies between climate mitigation and adaptation in forest landscape restoration

This study entailed extensive literature review of linkages between adaptation and mitigation at the global policy level, through analysis of relevant policies and protocols in the context of climate change in general and forest landscape restoration (FLR) in particular.

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2015
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L'adaptation fondée sur les ecosystèmes : arguments economiques pour promouvoir les solutions fondées sur la nature en réponse au changement climatique

L'adaptation basée sur les ecosystèmes (AbE) intègre la biodiversité et les services écosystémiques dans un stratégie d'adaptation au changement climatique.

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2015
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Ecosystem based adaptation : knowledge gaps in making an economic case for investing in nature based solutions for climate change

Ecosystem-based adaptation (Eba) uses biodiversity and ecosystem services as part of a larger adaptation strategy to climate change.

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2015
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Situation analysis on energy security

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2014
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Protecting the olive ridley turtle

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2014
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Inland navigation and integrated water resources management

This is a timely report given the growing public and political awareness on the importance of inland water transit, and the vulnerability of key waterways to environmental degradation and misuse. It has been prepared with a view to its use by academics and civil society organisations, but it also

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2014
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Migration, spawning patterns and conservation of hilsa shad in Bangladesh and India

This publication is an output of joint research conducted on the importance of migratory and spawning patterns for the conservation of the hilsa.

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2014
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World heritage sites and indigenous people's rights

This book includes twenty case studies of World Heritage sites from around the world that explore, from a human rights perspective, indigenous peoples’ experiences with World Heritage sites and with the processes of the World Heritage Convention.

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2014
IUCN Publication

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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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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Blue solutions from Asia and the Pacific

Our oceans and coasts are the origin of life on earth, an important food source, and crucial for the global ecological equilibrium,  yet despite their global significance, marine and coastal ecosystems face a wide array of threats.

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2014
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Policy matters : remembering Elinor Ostrom : her work and its contribution to the theory and practice of conservation and sustainable natural resource management

This special issue of Policy Matters focuses on the outreach and impact of Dr. Elinor Ostrom's groundbreaking research on common property (or commons) theory. Her work was instrumental in shaping contemporary analyses of resource management and conservation, especially at a local level.

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

Conserving Asia's wildlife treasure : the pheasants

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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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Reduced to skin and bones revisited

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2013
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Situation analysis on water, food security, poverty

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2012
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Situation analysis on climate change

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2012
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Situation analysis on inland navigation

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2012
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Putting natural solutions to work : mainstreaming protected areas in climate change responses

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2012
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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
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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
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A regional synthesis of results and lessons from Mangroves for the Future Small Grant Projects : 2009-11

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2012
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Protected landscapes and wild biodiversity

Protected Landscapes are a strong option for biodiversity conservation in human-influenced landscapes and seascapes. They often contain threatened or endemic species. There is now also a growing interest in the nature conservation benefits of protected landscapes.

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2012
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
IUCN Publication

The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in the Western Ghats, India

The Western Ghats is one of the world’s most heavily populated biodiversity hotspots providing for and supporting 400 million people through water for drinking, transport, irrigation, and hydroelectric power, together with food and resources to sustain livelihoods.

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2011
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Imperilled custodians of the night

This report focuses on documenting what is known about owls in trade in India: the trapping methods used, utilization patterns and communities that are involved. An attempt is made to explain the myths and beliefs that drive the utilization and trade of owl and their body parts.

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2010
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Biomass energy : optimising its contribution to poverty reduction and ecosystem services

The percentage of biomass energy within the total share of different energy sources is set to treble from 10% to 30% by 2050 according to the International Energy Agency – with major potential impacts (both positive and negative) for poverty reduction and the protection of ecosystem services.

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2010
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Biomass energy in India

This report forms part of a project aiming to develop a South-South-North partnership to reshape the impact of a predicted large-scale expansion in global biomass energy use towards greater poverty reduction and maintenance of ecosystem services in developing countries.

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2010
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Mapping out global biomass projections, technological developments and policy innovations

This report forms part of a project aiming to develop a South-South-North partnership to reshape the impact of a predicted large-scale expansion in global biomass energy use towards greater poverty reduction and maintenance of ecosystem services in developing countries.

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2010
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Displaced and marginalised : protecting the traditional knowledge, customary laws and forest rights of the Yanadi Tribals of Andhra Pradesh

This study sought to protect community rights over traditional knowledge (TK) and customary practices related to it.

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2010
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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
IUCN Grey Literature

Integrating REDD-plus with poverty alleviation and development action : proceedings of DSDS 2010 – Special Event held on 4 February 2010 at New Delhi

Presents the proceedings of the meeting between IUCN, TERI, and representatives of the Indian government and NGOs.

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2010
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Adding value to livestock diversity : marketing to promote local breeds and improve livelihoods

Throughout the world and over centuries, small-scale livestock keepers and pastoralists have developed animal breeds that are well suited to their local conditions. These breeds are hardy and disease-resistant; they can survive on little water and scant vegetation.

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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
Non IUCN Publication

Sustainable management in dry lands : African and Indian cases

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2009
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Power to the poor : sustainable energy at the base of the pyramid

Four billion people – over half of humanity – live on less than US$2 a day, effectively forming the bottom of the world economic pyramid. This majority may have minimal access to cash but they need, and will pay for, essential goods and services – including energy.

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2009
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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
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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Geography of mammalian herbivores in the Indian Trans-Himalaya : patterns and processes

Animals need adequate resources so that their populations not only survive but thrive. So they seek places that can best provide them. Yet, they face several challenges, while obtaining these resources, e.g., predators, competitors and physical obstacles: mountains and rivers.

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2009
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Generic guidelines for preparation of security plan for tiger reserves

This document attempts to provide a roadmap at recognising and evaluating threats to any Tiger Reserve and formulating an appropriate response to such threats.

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2009

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