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IUCN Publication

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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Multiple benefits of small irrigation tanks and their economic value : a case study in the Kala Oya Basin, Sri Lanka

The ancient tank system supported people’s livelihoods in times of foreign invasions. These livelihoods were environment friendly, and had the capacity to feed many a generation who constructed them. Today, many rural people still use these tanks for irrigation and other purposes.

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2005
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Tropical rainforests : a resource book for secondary school teachers

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2005
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People and protected areas in South Asia

This publication, which contains 23 papers selected from several regional and national meetings, including the 2003 Regional Preparatory Meeting held in Dhaka, tries to capture many pioneering works in participatory conservation in the region and also tries to identify gaps in ecosystem represent

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2005
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Enhancing sustainable livelihoods : a case study from Wanathavilluwa, Sri Lanka

In spite of the fact that Sri Lanka has a relatively high Human Development Index (HDI) overall, the majority of families living in coastal areas fall into the poorest category.

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2004
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A biodiversity status profile of sub-tidal and inter-tidal habitats of the Rekawa, Ussangoda and Kalametiya area

Being an island, Sri Lanka is rich in coastal and marine habitats. Sub-tidal habitats such as coral and rocky reefs are abundant, along with large soft bottom habitats.

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2004
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Wetland conservation in Sri Lanka : proceedings of the National symposium on wetland conservation and management

This publication presents the proceedings of the National Symposium on Wetland Conservation and Management held in 2003 in Colombo.

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2004
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International workshop on the importance of sacred natural sites for biodiversity conservation... : proceedings

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2003
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Capacity needs to manage protected areas : Asia

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2003
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Risk assessment and risk management in implementing the Cartagena protocol : proceedings of Asia regional workshop

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2003
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Orchids of Sri Lanka : a conservationist's companion. A simplified guide to identification, vol.1: the protected orchids and selected similar species

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2003
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Coral reefs : a resource book for secondary school teachers

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2003
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A comparison of the conservation and legal status of the fauna and flora of Sri Lanka

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2003
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Assessment of the economic value of Muthurajawela wetland

The Muthurajawela Marsh is part of an integrated coastal wetland system of high biodiversity and ecological significance. Yet it is subject to intense and growing pressures from urban, residential, recreational and industrial development.

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2003
Non IUCN Publication

The South and South East Asian ivory markets

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2002
IUCN Publication

Biodiversity planning in Asia : a review of national biodiversity strategies and action plans [NBSAPs]

This book draws on the papers presented and discussions held at two workshops of biodiversity planners from 15 Asian countries.

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2002
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An assessment of the status of biodiversity in the Muthurajawela Wetland sanctuary

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2002
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Non-timber forest products and local livelihoods in Ritigala, Sri Lanka

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2002
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An assessment of the status of biodiversity in the Maduganga mangrove estuary

The Maduganga estuary and mangrove islets are a complex coastal wetland ecosystem situated in the southern part of Sri Lanka. Currently not a protected area, Maduganga has been recognised as a priority wetland for conservation because of its rich biodiversity.

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2002
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Dugong : status reports and action plans for countries and territories

The dugong (Dugong dugon) is the only herbivorous mammal that is strictly marine. It has a range spanning some 37 countries, including tropical and subtropical coastal and island waters. This plan presents a global overview of the status of the dugong and its management throughout its range.

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2002
Non IUCN Publication

Forests out of bounds : impacts and effectiveness of logging bans in natural forests in Asia-Pacific

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2001
IUCN Grey Literature

Biodiversity in EIA guidelines : a study on the extent to which biodiversity is currently being addressed in the EIA guidelines of the South Asian countries

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2001
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IUCN in Asia : proceedings of the IUCN Asia regional conservation forum

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2001
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An overview of the threatened herpetofauna of South Asia

The South Asian region can be considered a herpetofaunal ‘hotspot’ with its high degree of species richness and diversity of amphibian and reptilian fauna.

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2001
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Access to genetic resources and traditional knowledge : lessons from South and Southeast Asia

The commitment of the international community to ensure an equitable supply of food and nutrition to everyone on Earth has been reiterated many times. However, there are very few practical examples on how such equity and benefit sharing principles are to be put into practice.

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2001
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Alien invasive species : report of workshop on alien invasive species Global Biodiversity Forum South and Southeast Asia session

Numerous initiatives are now underway to deal with the prevention, control, eradication and management of invasive alien species. A regional workshop was held in 1999 to discuss the problem in South and Southeast Asia.

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2001
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Using the IUCN red list criteria at the national level : a regional consultative workshop for South and Southeast Asia... : proceedings and recommendations

A regional workshop was held to develop a shared understanding of the IUCN global Red List criteria, threat categories and the process of listing species according to the threat of extinction with an emphasis on lessons learned, key constraints and priority needs.

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2001
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Second annual South Asian environment assessment conference : proceedings

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2001
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South Asian strategic environment assessment workshop for senior planners

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2001
Non IUCN Publication

Coastal conservation through entreprise at Rekawa Lagoon, Sri Lanka

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2000
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Where communities care : community-based wildlife and ecosystem management in South Asia

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2000
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Communities and forest management in South Asia : a regional profile of the working group on community involvement in forest management

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2000
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Communities and forest management in South Asia

Second in the series, this Regional Profile focuses on five South Asian countries including Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

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2000
IUCN Publication

The 1999 list of threatened fauna and flora of Sri Lanka

Documents nationally threatened fauna and flora of Sri Lanka. The lists were prepared using new national criteria. According to the lists, a total of 560 species of fauna and 690 species of plants are found to be highly threatened or threatened.

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2000
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First annual South Asian environment assessment conference : proceedings...

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2000
Non IUCN Publication

Biodiversity conservation in Sri Lanka : a framework for action

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1999
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Sustainable development of deltas : proceedings, international conference at the occasion of 200 year Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management

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1999
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Biodiversity conservation in Sri Lanka : a framework for action

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1999
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Resource material on biodiversity for general certificate of education [advanced level]

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1999
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Collaborative management of protected areas in the Asian region : proceedings of the workshop... Sauraha, Nepal, May 25-28, 1998

The outcome of a workshop to discuss collaborative management in the Asian context, and to review the related legislative framework, strengths, weaknesses and institutional capacity.

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1999
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The Asian elephant : priority populations and projects for conservation

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1998
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Environmental valuation : a worldwide compendium of case studies

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1998
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Threatened birds of Sri Lanka national red list

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1998
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Communities and conservation : natural resource management in South and Central Asia

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1998
IUCN Grey Literature

In focus : IUCN Sri Lanka programme

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1998
IUCN Grey Literature

Visions of a blue environment : a marine and coastal programme, IUCN Sri Lanka

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1998
IUCN Publication

Regional action plan for protected areas in South Asia : Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

The South Asia Regional Action Plan was prepared through a collective effort by all countries in the region, and represents an agreed view of regional priorities, addressing such topics as training, transboundary protected areas and community involvements in protected areas management.

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1998
IUCN Publication

Education and communication to conserve biodiversity in Sri Lanka

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1998
Non IUCN Publication

Status and management of tropical coastal fisheries in Asia

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1997

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