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IUCN Grey Literature

Application of Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology (ROAM) in Asia

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2018
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Medium to long-term multi-stakeholder strategy and action plan for management and conservation of the Kelani River Basin, 2016-2020. Map compendium of the Kelani River Basin

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2016
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Medium to long-term multi-stakeholder strategy and action plan for management and conservation of the Kelani River Basin, 2016-2020. Preliminary perception survey on water safety in the Kelani River Basin

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2016
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Medium to long-term multi-stakeholder strategy and action plan for management and conservation of the Kelani River Basin, 2016-2020. Natural resource profile of the Kelani River Basin

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2016
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Medium to long-term multi-stakeholder strategy and action plan for management and conservation of the Kelani River Basin, 2016-2020. Final report

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2016
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Sustainability of small grants

IUCN Sri Lanka is the National Secretariat of Mangroves for the Future (MFF) regional initiative that is being implemented in the country since 2008.

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2015
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Community well-being in biocultural landscapes

There is a growing recognition that living well must go beyond economic and material plenty to encompass social and spiritual well-being. This book provides an introduction to the concept of human well-being as it relates to international rural development and conservation policy and practice.

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2014
IUCN Publication

Field guide to reef fishes of Sri Lanka : volume 2

The hope is that this field guide, along with its companion, volume 1, will be useful resources for snorkelers, divers, and all those interested in marine life in expanding their knowledge on identification of species found in the reef habitats of Sri Lanka. 

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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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Proceedings of the workshop on ecological considerations in coastal development

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2013
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Field guide to reef fishes of Sri Lanka

Using his marine experience of nearly four decades, the author has provided accurate descriptions of selected reef fishes, with precise illustrations by Shantha Jayaweera.

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2013
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Small grants, large gains : lessons from MFF Small Grant Facility Projects in Sri Lanka (2011-2013)

Mangroves for the Future (MFF) is a partnership-based regional initiative promoting investments in coastal ecosystems that support sustainable development.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Insights into the biodiversity of the Sampur area in Trincomalee

This study documents the terrestrial and aquatic habitat types and floral and faunal species richness found in the Sampur area and current threats to biodiversity in the area.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Sustainable development of Delft Island : an ecological, socio-economic and archaeological assessment

This publication presents the findings of the physical, ecological, archaeological and socio-economic assessments of Delft Island; a map of Delft Island, illustrating its present land-use patterns, as well as areas that should, potentially, be earmarked for future development and conservation act

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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
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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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An appraisal of challenges in the sustainable management of the micro-tidal barrier-built estuaries and lagoons in Sri Lanka

This study, based on a colloquium, field assessments of development activities and technical analyses pertaining to barrier-built estuaries and lagoons, was inspired by the positive response to a preceding report captioned <a href=”http

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Threatened ... Sri Lanka's biodiversity

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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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An appraisal of mangrove management in micro-tidal estuaries and lagoons in Sri Lanka

This study was inspired by observations and experiences from post-tsunami (2004) mangrove planting and ‘restoration’ work in the country.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

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
IUCN Grey Literature

Protecting and conserving vs. replanting and rehabilitation

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Strengthening voices for better choices : forest governance and law enforcement : findings from the field

This report synthesises the findings of six participatory national assessments carried out under IUCN's Strengthening Voices for Better Choices (SVBC) global forest governance project.

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2010
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For the people, by the people : results and lessons from a small grants programme

This booklet documents the achievements of selected projects of the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Small Grants Programme in Sri Lanka, with emphasis on drawing lessons to improve future project performance.

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2010
IUCN Publication

The Union : People and nature

This beautiful picture book is an effort to present a cross section of the activities recently implemented by IUCN Sri Lanka in encouraging wise use of natural resources in that country.

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2010
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Wilpattu : villus and beyond

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

From village to lagoon : the BMZ project in Puttalam, Sri Lanka

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

Prawn farms, the Supreme Court and IUCN : on-the-ground impediments to conservation

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

Ecologically and socio-economically sound coastal ecosystem rehabilitation and conservation in tsunami-affected countries of the Indian Ocean : annual report 2008

This document reports on progress made during the second year of the project (January 1 – December 31 2008). A financial report covering the same period has been prepared and submitted along with this document.

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2009
IUCN Publication

Small help, large gain : community action for environmental management

The Community Conservation Support Fund (CCSF) in Sri Lanka supports innovative, community-based and natural resources management initiatives with the help of small grants.

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

Ecologically and socio-economically sound coastal ecosystem rehabilitation and conservation in tsunami-affected countries of the Indian Ocean : annual report 2007

This document reports on progress made during the first year of the project (January 1 – December 31 2007). A financial report covering the same period has been prepared and submitted along with this document.

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2008
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For nature and people : a helping hand to rise from the debris

In the wake of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, four organizations, Both ENDS, World Wide Fund for Nature, Wetlands International and IUCN Netherlands Committee, implemented “Green Coast: for nature and people after the tsunami”, to assist the tsunamiaffected countries in Asia: India, Indonesia, Sr

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2008
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The 2007 red list of threatened fauna and flora of Sri Lanka

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2007
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Best practice guidelines for the establishment of a coastal greenbelt

The objective of these guidelines is to evolve a systematically designed common approach for rehabilitation of a vegetation buffer stable enough to absorb the devastating energy of natural disasters. These Guidelines provide implementers with a quick reference to the procedures.

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2007
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Technical guidelines for the establishment of a coastal greenbelt

The need to establish a coastal green belt following the post-tsunami scenario has led to unregulated rehabilitation work.

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2007
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Best practice guidelines on restoration of homegardens in tsunami affected areas

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2007
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Strategy for integrating environmental concerns into district level post-tsunami recovery : district of Matara

Following the magnitude of the destruction that resulted from the December 2004 tsunami there was an urgent need to draw up emergency strategies and action plans, in order to contain, and wherever possible to reverse, the adverse impacts on the environment, while at the same time continuing recon

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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
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National wetland directory of Sri Lanka

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2006
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Insitu turtle conservation guide

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2006
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Guide to Sinharaja : a biodiversity hotspot of the world

This publication will serve as a concise guide to the Sinharaja rainforest, by providing tips and advice to visitors, and information with regards to its cultural importance. Descriptions and checklists have also been provided for some of the plant and animal species found in this rainforest.

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2006
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The fauna of Sri Lanka : status of taxonomy, research and conservation

Taxonomic research on the faunal groups of Sri Lanka has undergone tremendous growth since the 1990s, resulting in the discovery and scientific description of several new species.

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2006
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Status of coral reefs in tsunami affected countries : 2005

The tsunamis of Sunday 26 December 2004 struck without apparent warning on a clear day. Not only was there a devastating loss of life, but coastal resources and infrastructure in the Indian Ocean suffered massive destruction as well.

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2006
Non IUCN Publication

After the tsunami : rapid environmental assessment

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2005
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Marine turtle conservation strategy and action plan for Sri Lanka

This was prepared as part of a comprehensive, concerted and integrated effort at a national level to make a significant headway in Sri Lanka 's marine turtle conservation.

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2005
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The value of traditional water schemes : small tanks in the Kala Oya Basin, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has one of the oldest traditions of irrigation in the world. The economy and human settlements of early Sri Lankan society were organized around the ancient water tank (water storage reservoir) irrigation systems.

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2005
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Financial incentives for ecosystem conservation : a review of the development of markets for environmental services in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka holds great potential for developing payment for environmental services (PES) and environmental service markets. However, this is a relatively new concept, and improving awareness and building institutional capacity remain a top priority and challenge.

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2005
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A biodiversity status profile of Anawilundawa sanctuary - a Ramsar wetland in the Western dry zone of Sri Lanka

This paper presents the findings of a series of biodiversity assessments conducted in the Anawilundawa wetland sanctuary from September 2003-January 2004.

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2005
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Values and rewards : counting and capturing ecosystem water services for sustainable development

Water ecosystems have long been perceived by decision makers as having little value simply because their economic value is poorly understood and rarely articulated.

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2005
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A biodiversity status profile of Lunama, Kalametiya wetland sanctuary

The Lunama and Kalametiya lagoons are located on the southeastern coast of Sri Lanka. Part of the Dry Zone of the country, their importance led to their being designated in 1984 as a Sanctuary under the Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance.

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2005

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