IUCN Resilience Science Group Working Paper Series

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Preparing for climate change in the Red Sea : recognising early impacts through perceptions of dive tourists and dive operators in Egypt

A survey of tourists and tour operators in the Egyptian Red Sea region shows that the industry often misperceives its clients’ environmental sensitivity, putting its own business at risk.

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2009
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Monitoring functional groups of herbivorous reef fishes as indicators of coral reef resilience : a practical guide for coral reef managers in the Asia Pacific region

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2009
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Coral reefs, climate change and resilience : an agenda for action from the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, Spain

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2009
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Resilience assessment of coral reefs : Rapid assessment protocol for coral reefs, focusing on coral bleaching and thermal stress

The need for rapid methodologies for measuring coral reef resilience and their application in assessing the effectiveness of coral reef conservation management measures is becoming increasingly acute, especially in the developing world.

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2009
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Managing seagrasses for resilience to climate change

Seagrasses are flowering plants that thrive in shallow oceanic and estuarine waters around the world. Although there are only about 60 species of seagrasses worldwide, these plants play an important role in many shallow, near-shore, marine ecosystems.

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2008
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Coral reef resilience and resistance to bleaching

Vast changes in the seas are destroying the world’s precious coral reefs at an unprecedented rate and scale.

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2006
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Managing mangroves for resilience to climate change

Building resilience into mangrove conservation plans requires an understanding of how mangroves will respond to climate changes, what factors help them survive these changes, and, consequently, which mangroves are most likely to survive these changes.

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2006
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