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TEEB : the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity report for business : executive summary

This report provides a summary for the business community, illustrated with examples from a range of companies and sectors. It asks: what are the risks and opportunities to business of ecological change? What is business currently doing about biodiversity and ecosystem services?

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2010
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Ecosystems and human well-being : a manual for assessment practitioners

Designed by a partnership of UN agencies, international scientific organizations, and development agencies, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) is the most extensive study ever of the linkages between the world’s ecosystems and human well-being.

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2010
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Global biodiversity outlook 3

Global Biodiversity Outlook is the flagship publication of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

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2010
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Sea turtles in the Mediterranean : Distribution, threats and conservation priorities

The Mediterranean Sea is a virtually enclosed basin that is frequented by three sea turtle species. In the last three decades the interest in sea turtles in the Mediterranean has continuously increased, motivated by a growing concern for these threatened animals.

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2010
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Vers une meilleure gouvernance de la Méditerranée

<p>Le présent ouvrage est un compte-rendu de deux ateliers qui ont eu lieu en 2007 et 2008 à Tunis et Rabat.

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2010
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Climate change science compendium 2009

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2009
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Safe flyways for the Siberian Crane

Cranes, a flagship species of waterbirds, have great cultural significance - especially the Siberian Crane. Yet, even after decades of conservation efforts, cranes remain threatened with 11 species at risk.

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2009
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Climate change in the African drylands : options and opportunities for adaptation and mitigation

This paper highlights the climate change mitigation potential of the African drylands and lays out various paths towards adaptation which should be supported to reduce the vulnerability of dryland populations and increase their food security.

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2009
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From conflict to peacebuilding : the role of natural resources and the environment

This report, which inaugurates a new policy series by UNEP on the environmental dimensions of disasters and conflicts, aims to summarize the latest knowledge and field experience on the linkages between environment, conflict and peacebuilding, and to demonstrate the need for those linkages to be

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2009
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Protecting the environment during armed conflict : an inventory and analysis of international law

This report inventories and analyses the range of international laws that protect the environment during armed conflict.

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2009
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Geneva green guide 2010

A practical desk reference for Geneva-based organizations involved in environmental and sustainable development issues. It includes practical information for each organization and distills the nature of each organization's work into one- or two-paragraph summaries.

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2009
IUCN Grey Literature

Evaluation externe indépendante des modes de gestion actuels et potentiels des aires protégées du Mali : propositions pour leur évolution

Le Mali dispose d'un réseau d'aires protégées mais on peut craindre que son avenir soit compromis aujourd'hui, du fait des multiples pressions et menaces qu'il rencontre.

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2009
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Sustaining the world's large marine ecosystems

Sustaining the World’s Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) provides examples of advances made in the operationalization of the five-module approach to ecosystem based management (EBM) for sustaining the goods and services of the world’s LMEs.

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2009
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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity : TEEB for policy makers : responding to the value of nature

This publication is the executive summary for a full report which demonstrates the value of ecosystems and biodiversity to the economy, to society and to individuals. It underlines the urgency of action, as well as the benefits and opportunities that will arise as a result of taking such action.

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2009
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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity : climate issues update

This TEEB report presents a sub-set of early conclusions which relate to climate change.

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2009
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Vital forest graphics

Over the last few years, two key environmental issues, closely related, have been on the top of the environmental agenda: climate change and deforestation. Forest is a subject for these two concerns.

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2009
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Biodiversity conservation and response to climate variability at community level

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2009
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Blue carbon : the role of healthy oceans in binding carbon : a rapid response assessment

Out of all the biological carbon (or green carbon) captured in the world, over half is captured by marine living organisms – hence it is called ‘blue carbon’.

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2009
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The management of natural coastal carbon sinks

This report focuses on the management of natural coastal carbon sinks. There is a lack of recognition and focus on coastal marine ecosystems to complement activities already well advanced on land to address the best practice management of carbon sinks.

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2009
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Environment and security : transforming risks into cooperation. The case of the Eastern Caspian Region

This joint report considers the role and impact of environmental factors in securing human safety and sustained development of the eastern Caspian Sea region, including the parts of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan opening onto the Caspian Sea.

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2008
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Cross-sectoral toolkit for the conservation and sustainable management of forest biodiversity

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2008
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PNUE annuaire 2008 : tour d'horizon d'un environnement en pleine mutation

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2008
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UNEP year book 2008 : an overview of our changing environment

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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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The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity (TEEB) : an interim report

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity Interim Report, a first assessment stemming from a G8+5 initiative sponsored by Germany and the European Commission, points to the growing pressures on biodiversity and ecosystem services across the world and the need for improved valuation metrics for

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2008
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Understanding the private demand for international ecosystem services : public attitudes and preferences towards REDD : final report

This study focused specifically on one perceived opportunity for developing IPES, namely the concept of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD).

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2008
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Systematic approaches to livelihoods enhancement and diversification : a review of global experiences

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2008
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Status of Caribbean coral reefs after bleaching and hurricanes in 2005

This publication documents the devastating effects of hurricanes on coral reefs in the Caribbean in 2005, the hottest year on record. This report catalogues the impacts of the warming and storms during 2005 and 2006.

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2008
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Status of coral reefs of the world : 2008

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2008
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Sustaining life : how human health depends on biodiversity

The Earth's biodiversity-the rich variety of life on our planet-is disappearing at an alarming rate.

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2008
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Aspects contemporains du droit de l'environnement en Afrique de l'ouest et centrale

This book (published in French) consists of nine articles written by environmental lawyers from the region, regrouped around three themes: Chapter I deals with “convergences and divergences of national legal frameworks”, and provides illustrations from a number of countries and subjects; Chapter

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2008
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Where the land is greener : case studies and analysis of soil and water conservation initiatives worldwide

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2007
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Global outlook for ice and snow

Ice, snow and climate change are closely linked. The Global Outlook for Ice and Snow investigates those linkages. It also presents information on the trends in ice and snow, the outlook for this century and beyond and the consequences to ecosystems and human well-being of these changes.

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2007
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Le réseau écologique paneuropéen : état d'avancement

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2007
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The Pan-European ecological network : taking stock

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2007
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Global environment outlook 4 : environment for development

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2007
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Sudan : post-conflict environmental assessment

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2007
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GEO annuaire

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2007
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Gincana 3 : biological diversity and climate change

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2007
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Lebanon : post-conflict environmental assessment

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2007
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GEO year book : an overview of our changing environment

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2007
IUCN Publication

Gestion des aires marines protégées : un manuel pour l'Océan Indien Occidental

Au moment de la production de ce manuel, on compte plus de 70 sites individuels (nommés au niveau national et international) dans l’Océan Indien Occidental (OIO), parmi lesquels une certaine forme de gestion existe.

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2007
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Review of migratory Chondrichthyan fishes

The Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) currently includes three species of chondrichthyan fishes on its Appendices, in recognition of their unfavourable conservation status and need for concerted international conservation measures.

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2007
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Africa's lakes : atlas of our changing environment

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2006
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Global biodiversity outlook 2

Global Biodiversity Outlook 2 assesses the current status and trends of biodiversity and the key drivers of biodiversity loss. It provides a powerful case for the importance of biodiversity to human well-being.

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2006
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Environmental assessment of the areas disengages by Israel in the Gaza strip

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2006
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WHO guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater

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2006
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L'avenir de l'environnement en Afrique 2 : notre environnement, notre richesse

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2006

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