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Comunidades locales y pueblos indígenas

En el presente documento se busca rescatar el aporte que las comunidades locales y los pueblos indígenas con sus saberes hacia la conservación y manejo de sus recursos naturales y a las diferentes modalidades de conservación adoptados.

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2017
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El aprovechamiento de los bienes comunes en los bosques amazónicos

El presente documento se focaliza en el estudio de estas áreas protegidas para describir las condiciones de cada uno de los paisajes, enfatizando en los costos, beneficios económicos y los impactos sociales y culturales que representan para las poblaciones locales.

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Los guardianes del bosque amazónico

En Los guardianes del bosque amazónica se busca resca­tar el aporte que las comunidades locales y los pueblos indígenas con sus saberes hacia la conservación y manejo de sus recursos naturales y a las diferentes modalidades de conservación adoptados.

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2017
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Solutions bleues de l'Afrique

Cette publication est un résultat du troisième Forum régional pour les océans, les côtes et le bien-être humain en Afrique de Blue Solutions qui s’est tenu au printemps 2016. Elle compile 32 solutions bleues de l’Afrique dont la plupart ont été présentées pendant l’événement.

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Blue solutions from Latin America and the wider Caribbean

This publication is a result of Blue Solutions’ second Regional Forum on Solutions for Oceans, Coasts and Human Well-being in Latin America and the Wider Caribbean Region. This four-day workshop was held in Cancún, Mexico in April 2015.

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2017
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Vulnerability and climate risk analysis of the Amazon biome and its protected areas

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2016
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Análisis de vulnerabilidad y riesgo climático del bioma amazónico y sus áreas protegidas

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2016
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National blue carbon policy assessment framework

The value and role of mangroves, saltmarshes and seagrasses for climate change mitigation was established back in 2009 by reports by IUCN and UNEP to focus attention on addressing a critical gap in national carbon accounting and management.

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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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Blue solutions from Africa

This publication is a result of the Blue Solutions’ third Regional Forum for Oceans, Coasts and Human Well-Being in Africa held in spring 2016. It compiles 32 blue solutions from Africa, most of which were presented during the event.

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2016
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Soluciones azules de América Latina y el Caribe

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2015
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TEEB for agriculture and food interim report

Interim results are presented from five exploratory sector studies (on livestock, rice, agroforestry, inland fisheries and palm oil), while the development of a ‘valuation framework’ provides a common lens for ensuring that the full range of impacts and dependencies can be examined under differen

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2015
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Making the case for ecosystem-based adaptation

The objective of this publication is to present lessons learned throughout the process of ‘making the case for ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) ’ to government and other stakeholders, encouraging them to include EbA approaches in broader adaptation strategies, and to bring about the required shif

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2015
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Blue solutions from Latin America and the wider Caribbean

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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2015
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The World Heritage nomination of the Ahwar of Southern Iraq : refuge of biodiversity and relict landscape of the Mesopotamian cities

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2015
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Economics of land degradation initiative : An economic valuation of a large-scale rangeland restoration project through the Hima system in Jordan. A case study in Jordan

This paper presents an ex-ante cost-benefit analysis of large-scale rangeland restoration through the Hima system within the Zarqa River Basin, drawing on experience from a pilot initiative by IUCN and the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture since 2010.

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2015
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Le cap des Trois Fourches

Le cap des Trois Fourches est un excellent 'candidat' à être érigé en Aire Protégée Marine (APM) en raison de sa grande qualité écologique, attestée par la présence de nombreuses espèces bio-indicatrices, par la diversité élevée d'espèces, aussi bien les espèces protégées que les espèces d'intérê

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2015
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Environmental sustainability for human well-being in the post-2015 development agenda

It is hoped that this publication will encourage the balanced integration of sustainable economic growth, social protection and justice, and environmental stewardship in the Sustainable Development Goals. 

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2014
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Global biodiversity outlook 4

Published almost at the halfway point of the 2011–2020 Strategic Plan for Biodiversity, this fourth edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-4) provides a timely report: on progress towards meeting the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets and potential actions to accelerate that progress; on pros

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2014
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Keep it fresh or salty : an introductory guide to financing wetland carbon programs and projects

Wetlands have been the focus of conservation and restoration efforts for over a century, and governments, international actors (NGOs and academia) and local communities around the world are now increasingly engaging in wetland restoration or avoiding wetland degration activities for climate chang

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2014
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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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The benefits of natural world heritage : identifying and assessing ecosystem services and benefits provided by the world's most iconic natural places

This study identifies and assesses the diversity of ecosystem services, and in turn the benefits that World Heritage sites can deliver to society and the economy through direct and indirect use or through inherent 'non-use' values.

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2014
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Protected planet report 2014

The Protected Planet Report series, launched in 2012, helps track international progress towards achieving Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 - a target for the global protected area network and for other related targets.

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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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Pastoralism and the green economy -- a natural nexus?

This study focuses on pastoralism's current and future potential for securing sustainable managment and green economy outcomes from the world's rangelands.

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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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Global biodiversity finance : the case for international payments for ecosystem services

Global spending on nature conservation is currently estimated at around US$50 billion per year. Most of this is public money, yet even this is far from sufficient to maintain biodiversity and the ecosystem services upon which our economies, livelihoods and well-being depend.

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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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Green infrastructure guide for water management

Green Infrastructure (GI) is becoming increasingly recognized as an important opportunity for addressing the complex challenges of water management.

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2014
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Status and trends of Caribbean coral reefs : 1970-2012

With only about one-sixth of the original coral cover left, most Caribbean coral reefs may disappear in the next 20 years, primarily due to the loss of grazers in the region, according to this latest report, Status and Trends of Caribbean Coral Reefs: 1970-2012.

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2014
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Biodiversity resource inventory : ecosystem assessment of Bhadaure Tamagi VDC, Kaski

This report provides the findings of biodiversity resource inventory of Bhadaure Tamagi VDC of Kaski district of Western Nepal, with clear mapping of all important ecosystems, including forest, agriculture, wetland and bodies of water.

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2013
IUCN Grey Literature

Identifying potential overlap between extractive industries (mining, oil and gas) and natural World Heritage sites

The UNESCO World Heritage List includes 217 properties recognized for their outstanding natural heritage values.

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

Managing water and agroecosystems for food security

Water protection, food production, and ecosystem health are worldwide issues, and understanding the links between water, food production and ecosystems is important to the health of all three. This book shows how sustainable ecosystems are essential for water management and food production.

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2013
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Biodiversity and ecosystem management in the Iraqi marshlands : screening study on potential World Heritage nomination (Arabic version)

<p>This report includes an inventory of data and information on the Iraqi marshland ecosystem; technical guidance on the assessment framework and tools for ecosystem management and biodiversity conservation with regard to the requirements for World Heritage nomination; and guidance on the d

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2013
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Invasive alien plants and their management in Africa : how a multi-country "War on Weeds" project is helping an infested continent to stem the colonising onslaught of invasive species

This book describes how the four-year GEF-funded project “Removing Barriers to Invasive Plant Management in Africa” was instrumental in developing ways of limiting the severe ecological, social and economic impacts in different parts of Africa of a number of particularly devastating alien plant i

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

Building resilience to disasters through partnerships : lessons from the Hyogo Framework for Action

The paper outlines the modus operandi of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction partnership in working with and empowering stakeholders to build partnerships and political legitimacy for international agreements in the context of disaster risk reduction.

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2013
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The role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction

The aim of this book is to provide an overview of knowledge and practice in this multidisciplinary field of ecosystems management and disaster risk reduction.

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2013
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Elephants in the dust : the African elephant crisis : a rapid response assessment

The African elephant, the largest remaining land mammal on the planet, is facing the greatest crisis in decades. Reports of mass elephant killings in the media vividly illustrate the situation across many African elephant range states.

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

Measuring progress : environmental goals and gaps

Despite the impressive number of legal texts and many good intentions, real progress in solving the environmental challenges themselves has been much less comprehensive.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

GEO 5 : Global environment outlook : environment for the future we want

Published to coincide with the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development, UNEP's 2012 Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-5) calls on world leaders to take immediate action to address international environmental degradation and turn world-wide discussion of sustainable development into practice.

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2012
IUCN Grey Literature

Vers un complexe d'aires protégées transfrontalières dans la forêt du Mayombe

Ce rapport présente les résultats de deux études thématiques: d’une part le potentiel écologique pour l'identification des corridors dans la zone APT (Aire Protégée Transfrontalière) du Mayombe et, d’autre part, le potentiel écologique pour la délimitation d’AP (Aires Protégées) au sein même de l

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Atlas of wintering waterbirds of Libya 2005-2010

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2012
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Measuring water use in a green economy : a report of the Working Group on Water Efficiency to the International Resource Panel

The report analyses the different ways for quantifying and accounting for water flows and productivity within the economy (including environmental needs).

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2012
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Greening the blue helmets : environment, natural resources, and UN peacekeeping operations

This report aims to provide a comprehensive overview of how peacekeeping operations affect and are affected by natural resources and environmental conditions. The report is divided into two main parts.

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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
Non IUCN Publication

UNEP year book 2012 : emerging issues in our global environment

The 2012 UNEP Year Book spotlights two emerging issues that underline the challenges but also the choices nations need to consider to deliver a sustainable 21st century— urgently improved management of the world’s soils and the decommissioning of nuclear reactors.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Odontocetes : the toothed whales

The conservation status of the toothed whales has worsened dramatically since 2001. Since then, more species have been listed in the IUCN Red List as Vulnerable and Nearly Threatended, while the Baiji river dolphin, which used to live in the Yangtze River, is now probably extinct.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Climate action : assisting business towards carbon neutrality

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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 : 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

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