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IUCN Grey Literature

Protecting and conserving vs. replanting and rehabilitation

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Community networking : a tool for circumventing weak governance in southern Thailand

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2010
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A sustainable financing and benefit-sharing strategy for conservation and management of Puttalam Lagoon

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2010
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A sustainable financing strategy for the Andaman

The project "Ecologically and Socio Economically sound Coastal Ecosystem Rehabilitation and Conservation in Tsunami Affected Countries of the Indian Ocean" aimed to facilitate coastal ecosystem rehabilitation and conservation activities in critically degraded and threatened ecosystems i

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

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

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2009
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Prawn farms, the Supreme Court and IUCN : on-the-ground impediments to conservation

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

The water lily : a flagship species for local to global conservation

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2009
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Biodiversity for the people, by the people : assessment and monitoring in Southern Thailand

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

Youth groups : exemplifying the reef to ridge approach

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2009
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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
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Children's perception of the environment : a teacher's toolkit for investigating coastal and marine ecosystems in Asia

The goal of this toolkit is to help promote environmental stewardship and increase awareness of marine and coastal ecosystems among schoolchildren in Asia through the use of creative, investigative approaches.

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2009
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Integrating environmental safeguards into disaster management : a field manual. Volume 3 : tools, techniques and relevant resources

Increasing incidence and intensity of natural disasters and climate change are having over-arching impacts on the environment. Sustainable development is being undermined. Ecological services and their indirect economic values are frequently omitted from assessments.

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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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Socioeconomic and ecological monitoring toolkit : Huraa Mangrove Nature Reserve

In this toolkit, we focus on both human (socioeconomic) and biophysical (ecological) aspects of monitoring. Socioeconomic monitoring normally focuses on people’s knowledge and attitude towards an ecosystem as well as their natural resource use and dependence.

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2008
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Sustainable livelihoods enhancement and diversification (SLED) : a manual for practitioners

The Sustainable Livelihoods Enhancement and Diversification (SLED) approach has been developed through building on the lessons of past livelihoods research projects as well as worldwide experience in livelihood improvement and participatory development practice.

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2008
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Managing marine and coastal protected areas : a toolkit for South Asia

Marine and Coastal Protected Areas (MCPAs), in their variety of forms and scales, are seen as one of the solutions to threats facing the coastal and marine environment, while contributing to the long-term sustainable livelihoods of coastal communities, their cultures and their economies.

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2008
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Integrating environmental safeguards into disaster management : a field manual. Volume 2 : the disaster management cycle

Increasing incidence and intensity of natural disasters and climate change are having over-arching impacts on the environment. Sustainable development is being undermined. Ecological services and their indirect economic values are frequently omitted from assessments.

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2008
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Integrating environmental safeguards into disaster management : a field manual. Volume 1 : reference material

Increasing incidence and intensity of natural disasters and climate change are having over-arching impacts on the environment. Sustainable development is being undermined. Ecological services and their indirect economic values are frequently omitted from assessments.

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2008
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Linking coastal ecosystems and human well-being : learning from conceptual frameworks and empirical results

This technical report uses the framework of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment to extend awareness on the value of coastal ecosystems, their products and services for human well-being (i.e.

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2008
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Seagrasses and sand dunes

Seagrass meadows and sand dunes are lesser known coastal ecosystems that are located landward from coral reefs and sometimes seaward from mangroves.

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2008
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Coral reefs

Corals are a vital component of marine ecosystems. They provide food and protection for a huge variety of fish and marine life; are crucial to sustaining livelihoods among coastal populations; and a key mechanism for ensuring the protection of low-lying coastal areas.

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2008
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Mangroves

Mangroves are among the most important ecosystems on the planet. They provide food and protection for a huge variety of marine and land-based species, sustain livelihoods of coastal populations, and provide protection from ocean swell and extreme weather events.

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2008
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A strategy for addressing issues of aquatic invasive alien species in the Lower Mekong Basin

Like most natural ecosystems across Asia, the wetlands in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) are under threat from various human activities and from invasive alien species (IAS).

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2007
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Invasive alien species in the Lower Mekong Basin : current state of play

Currently there is a deficit of information on the impacts of invasive alien species (IAS) within the community, key sector groups and governments of these countries.

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2006
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Coastal ecosystems newsletter

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2006
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Counting coastal ecosystems as an economic part of development infrastructure

This paper addresses the need to factor the environment into coastal development planning.

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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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Conserving medicinal species : securing a healthy future

Wild plant species are used for medicine in most countries of the world.

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2006
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Payment for water-based environmental services : Ecuador's experiences, lessons learned and ways forward

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2005
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Catchment ecosystems and downstream water : the value of water resources in the Pangani basin, Tanzania

With increasing demands on the water of the Pangani River Basin, coupled with a decreasing catchment runoff due to climate change, water resources are becoming increasingly scarce, and leading to conflicts among users.

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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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Balancing the returns to catchment management : the economic value of conserving natural forests in Sekong, Lao PDR

The socio-economic development plan for Sekong mentions increasing forest cover as one of its major objectives. This study focuses on natural regeneration (NFR) forests and what it would cost the country if NFR schemes were not undertaken.

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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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Valuing the role of aquatic resources in livelihoods : economic aspects of community wetland management in Stoeng Treng Ramsar site, Cambodia

Wetlands are vital to the livelihoods of hundred of millions of people residing in the Lower Mekong region, and particularly to the food security of many of the rural poor.

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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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Herpetofauna of Nepal : a conservation companion

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2004