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Mega-dams in the Brazilian Amazon: towards a green, sustainable and inclusive socio-economic paradigm?
R. Luporini; P. Cruz / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS 2015
In the last few decades, and especially in the wake of the recent economic crisis, the global economic landscape has been altered while developing countries, particularly those in the BRICS group, have increased their economic and pol...
The implications of global climate change for fisheries management in the Caribbean
L. Nurse / Climate and Development 2011
Concerns about the socio-economic impacts of observed and projected climate change have been high on the research agendas of scientists for the last several decades. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the rece...
Raising the bar on sustainable development: Renewable energy and environmental standards in FOCAC VI
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2016
The 6th Forum on China - Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) is taking place at a time when Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are high on most international development agendas. Two important aspects of this age...
Making a killing: a 2011 survey of ivory markets in China
G.G. Gabriel; N. Hua; J. Wang / International Fund for Animal Welfare 2016
An unprecedented surge in ivory seizures occurred in 2011. Media reported that 5,259 elephant tusks were seized worldwide in that year alone, representing the lives of at least 2,629 elephants. In spite of the government’...
Seeing through fishers' lenses: Exploring marine ecological changes within Mafia Island Merine Park, Tanzania
V. H. Moshy; I. Bryceson / SAGE 2016
nsights from traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) of the marine environment are difficult to integrate into conventional science knowledge (CSK) initiatives. Where TEK is integrated into CSK at all, it is usually either marginalized...
REDD+ hits the ground: lessons learned from Tanzania's REDD+ pilot projects
T. Blomley; K. Edwards; S. Kingazi / International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
Tanzania launched a series of REDD+ pilot projects in 2009 with the goal of testing approaches to reducing deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). These projects, funded by the government of Norway experimented with a range of d...
Protected area governance, carbon offset forestry, and environmental (in)justice at Mount Elgon, Uganda
C. J. Cavanagh / University of East Anglia 2015
At Mount Elgon National Park in Uganda, local conservation authorities assert that a variety of benefit sharing schemes mitigate the negative consequences of exclusionary forest conservation and carbon sequestration for nearby communi...
From uniformity to diversity: a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems
IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems 2016
The evidence in favour of a major transformation of our food systems is now overwhelming. Many influential studies have helped shape our understanding of the perilous situation our food systems are in, from the degradation of ecosyste...
Rising powers, lowering emissions?
P. Newell; M. Power; H. Bulkeley / Institute of Development Studies UK 2016
The importance of ensuring that African countries can meet their rising energyneeds in a low-carbon way that also benefits the poor, is widely accepted. The so-called ‘rising powers’, such as China, Brazil and India ...
Land, biodiversity and extractive industries in southern Africa: How effective are legal and institutional frameworks in protecting people and the environment?
Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2016
In the natural resources sector, laws are often formulated to regulate the relationship between men and the environment. Ideally, the law can play a vital role in regulating and protecting communities from adverse environmental and so...
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Mega-dams in the Brazilian Amazon: towards a green, sustainable and inclusive socio-economic paradigm?
R. Luporini; P. Cruz / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS 2015
In the last few decades, and especially in the wake of the recent economic crisis, the global economic landscape has been altered while developing countries, particularly those in the BRICS group, have increased their economic and pol...
The implications of global climate change for fisheries management in the Caribbean
L. Nurse / Climate and Development 2011
Concerns about the socio-economic impacts of observed and projected climate change have been high on the research agendas of scientists for the last several decades. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the rece...
Raising the bar on sustainable development: Renewable energy and environmental standards in FOCAC VI
Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2016
The 6th Forum on China - Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) is taking place at a time when Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are high on most international development agendas. Two important aspects of this age...
Making a killing: a 2011 survey of ivory markets in China
G.G. Gabriel; N. Hua; J. Wang / International Fund for Animal Welfare 2016
An unprecedented surge in ivory seizures occurred in 2011. Media reported that 5,259 elephant tusks were seized worldwide in that year alone, representing the lives of at least 2,629 elephants. In spite of the government’...
Seeing through fishers' lenses: Exploring marine ecological changes within Mafia Island Merine Park, Tanzania
V. H. Moshy; I. Bryceson / SAGE 2016
nsights from traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) of the marine environment are difficult to integrate into conventional science knowledge (CSK) initiatives. Where TEK is integrated into CSK at all, it is usually either marginalized...
REDD+ hits the ground: lessons learned from Tanzania's REDD+ pilot projects
T. Blomley; K. Edwards; S. Kingazi / International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
Tanzania launched a series of REDD+ pilot projects in 2009 with the goal of testing approaches to reducing deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). These projects, funded by the government of Norway experimented with a range of d...
Protected area governance, carbon offset forestry, and environmental (in)justice at Mount Elgon, Uganda
C. J. Cavanagh / University of East Anglia 2015
At Mount Elgon National Park in Uganda, local conservation authorities assert that a variety of benefit sharing schemes mitigate the negative consequences of exclusionary forest conservation and carbon sequestration for nearby communi...
From uniformity to diversity: a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems
IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems 2016
The evidence in favour of a major transformation of our food systems is now overwhelming. Many influential studies have helped shape our understanding of the perilous situation our food systems are in, from the degradation of ecosyste...
Rising powers, lowering emissions?
P. Newell; M. Power; H. Bulkeley / Institute of Development Studies UK 2016
The importance of ensuring that African countries can meet their rising energyneeds in a low-carbon way that also benefits the poor, is widely accepted. The so-called ‘rising powers’, such as China, Brazil and India ...
Land, biodiversity and extractive industries in southern Africa: How effective are legal and institutional frameworks in protecting people and the environment?
Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2016
In the natural resources sector, laws are often formulated to regulate the relationship between men and the environment. Ideally, the law can play a vital role in regulating and protecting communities from adverse environmental and so...
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Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) (NRGI)
The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) is a non-profit policy institute and grant-making organization that promotes the responsible management of oil, gas and mineral resources for the public good. Working in over thirty resource-rich countries, NRGI pursues this goal through research, advocacy, capacity development programs, and technical advice to governments and civil society actor...
Frontiers in Marine Science
Frontiers in Marine Science is an interdisciplinary open-access journal covering the environment, biology, ecosystem functioning and human interactions with the oceans.
University of Strathclyde
Strathclyde University was established in 1796 as "the place of useful learning" and aims to combine academic excellence with social and economic relevance.
Victoria University of Wellington
Victoria University of Wellington (Te Whare W?nanga o Te ?poko o Te Ika a M?ui in M?ori) was established in 1897 as a constituent college of the University of New Zealand. It is particularly known for its programmes in law, the humanities, and some scientific disciplines.
Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne (MSSI)
The Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI), aims to facilitate and enable research linkages, projects and conversations leading to increased understanding of sustainability and resilience trends, challenges and solutions. There is a particular emphasis on the contribution of the social sciences and humanities to understanding and addressing sustainability and resilience challenges.
Global Footprint Network
The Global Footprint Network was established in 2003 to 'enable a sustainable future where all people have the opportunity to live satisfying lives within the means of one planet.' Its work aims to accelerate the use of the Ecological Footprint — a resource accounting tool that measures how much nature we have, how much we use, and who uses what.
Women's Major Group (The WMG)
The role of the Women’s Major Group is to assure effective public participation of women’s non-governmental groups in the UN policy processes on Sustainable Development, Post2015 and Environmental matters. It is self-organised and open to all interested organisations working to promote human rights based sustainable development with a focus on women’s human rights, women’s empowerment and gender e...
Responding to Climate Change (RTCC)
Responding to Climate Change (RTCC) is a news and analysis website about climate change and global low carbon developments.
Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)
The Council on Energy, Environment and Water is an independent, not-for-profit policy research institution.
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
KOICA was founded in1991, with a mission to fight against global poverty and has the goal of being Korea’s dedicated grant aid agency.
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