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The State of Biodiversity in Asia and the Pacific: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2016
Global Biodiversity Outlook-4 (GBO-4), the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, provided a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Plan’s global biodiversity goals and associated A...
The State of Biodiversity in West Asia: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2016
Global Biodiversity Outlook-4 (GBO-4), the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 , published by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), provides a global assessment of progress towa...
The State of Biodiversity in Africa: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2016
Global Biodiversity Outlook-4, the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 , provided a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Plan'??s global biodiversity goals and associated Aichi Biodi...
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...
Dry-season greening of Amazon forests
S. Saleska / Nature [journal] 2015
Evidence from ecological studies, eddy flux towers, and satellites shows that many tropical forests ‘green up’ during higher sunlight annual dry seasons, suggesting they are more limited by light than water. Morton et al.r...
Spotlight on publications: Brazil’s ethanol programme
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
This Spotlight highlights some of the key publications that study, analyse and document Brazil’s ethanol programme. The publications focus on the following specific issues: Brazilian government policies to promote the sector; su...
Traditional gender roles of men and women in natural resource conservation among the vhavenda people in Zimbabwe: implications for sustainable development
M. Mukoni / International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 2015
Natural resource conservation is key to the concept of sustainable development, yet environmental pressures continue to increase, including soil degradation, water availability, and nutrient cycling. Within natural resource conservati...
Seeds of adaptation: climate change, crop diversification, and the role of women farmers
R. Vernooy 2015
Around the world, women farmers are taking a leading role in implementing strategies aimed at crop variety conservation and diversification, with the goal of strengthening local climate change adaptation capacities. That is the messag...
Fifth National Report to the Convention on Biodiversity: Grenada
Government of Grenada 2014
This document constitutes the Fifth National Report to the Convention prepared pursuant to decision x/10 of the Conference of the Parties. It was completed has been completed in parallel with the review and updating of the National Bi...
The National Greening Program: hope for our balding forests
D.C. Israel; M.D.G. Arbo / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2015
The National Greening Program (NGP) is a priority programme of the government of Philippines that aims to reduce poverty; promote food security, environmental stability, and biodiversity conservation; and enhance climate change m...
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The State of Biodiversity in Africa: a mid-term review of progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2016
Global Biodiversity Outlook-4, the mid-term review of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 , provided a global assessment of progress towards the attainment of the Plan'??s global biodiversity goals and associated Aichi Biodi...
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...
Dry-season greening of Amazon forests
S. Saleska / Nature [journal] 2015
Evidence from ecological studies, eddy flux towers, and satellites shows that many tropical forests ‘green up’ during higher sunlight annual dry seasons, suggesting they are more limited by light than water. Morton et al.r...
Spotlight on publications: Brazil’s ethanol programme
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
This Spotlight highlights some of the key publications that study, analyse and document Brazil’s ethanol programme. The publications focus on the following specific issues: Brazilian government policies to promote the sector; su...
Traditional gender roles of men and women in natural resource conservation among the vhavenda people in Zimbabwe: implications for sustainable development
M. Mukoni / International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 2015
Natural resource conservation is key to the concept of sustainable development, yet environmental pressures continue to increase, including soil degradation, water availability, and nutrient cycling. Within natural resource conservati...
Seeds of adaptation: climate change, crop diversification, and the role of women farmers
R. Vernooy 2015
Around the world, women farmers are taking a leading role in implementing strategies aimed at crop variety conservation and diversification, with the goal of strengthening local climate change adaptation capacities. That is the messag...
Fifth National Report to the Convention on Biodiversity: Grenada
Government of Grenada 2014
This document constitutes the Fifth National Report to the Convention prepared pursuant to decision x/10 of the Conference of the Parties. It was completed has been completed in parallel with the review and updating of the National Bi...
The National Greening Program: hope for our balding forests
D.C. Israel; M.D.G. Arbo / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2015
The National Greening Program (NGP) is a priority programme of the government of Philippines that aims to reduce poverty; promote food security, environmental stability, and biodiversity conservation; and enhance climate change m...
Grenada national protected areas GAP assessment
J. Byrne / The Nature Conservancy 2007
The objective of this analysis was to understand a baseline in 2007 of how well the system of protected areas represents Grenada’s biodiversity and what actions could be taken to ensure good representation of that biodiversity. ...
Fourth national report of Grenada to the convention on biological diversity
2009
Grenada in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme commissioned the elaboration of the Fourth National Report to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity in accordance with Article 26 of the Convention...
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Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon
SPNL aims at ensuring that the natural resources are used in a sustainable manner, by protecting nature, birds and the biodiversity of Lebanon and highlighting their values and linkages to human livelihoods. SPNL works in a cooperative manner to fulfill its mission statement, i.e., in partnership with government institutions, municipalities, local community, other NGOs, associates a...
The Katoomba Group's Ecosystem Marketplace
The Ecosystem Marketplace provides sources of information on markets and payment schemes for ecosystem services; services such as water quality, carbon sequestration and biodiversity. The website has a section for:news, opinions, tools, people in the sector, programme and organisational directory and events. Some of the issues surrounding markets and payment schemes include....
Bunda College of Agriculture
  The college aims to advance and promote knowledge , skills, self-reliance and sound character for: sustainable food production and utilization improving income, food security and nutrition Conservation and management of biodiversity, the environment and natural resources through the provision of information se...
Global Environmental Facility Evaluation Office (GEF Evaluation Office)
The GEF Evaluation Office is an independent evaluation entity within the Global Environment Facility, and reports directly to the GEF Council on monitoring and evaluation matters. It has responsibilities in three main areas: Evaluation – it independently evaluates the effectiveness of GEF projects and programmes Norms – it establishes monito...
Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD)
LI-BIRD is committed to capitalise on local initiatives for the sustainable management of renewable natural resources and an improved livelihood for people in Nepal . Their mission is to promote sustainable development in diverse agro-ecological, socio-economic and cultural settings and they strive to achieve this through innovative and participatory research and development programme...
BirdLife International
By focusing on birds, and the sites and habitats on which they depend, the BirdLife Partnership is working to improve the quality of life for birds, for other wildlife (biodiversity), and for people. BirdLife's aims are to: prevent the extinction of any bird species maintain and where possible improve the conservation status of all bird species...
Cape Flats Nature
This partnership builds good practice in sustainable management of nature sites in the City of Cape Town’s Biodiversity Network in a people-centred way that develops local leadership for conservation action and benefits the surrounding communities, particularly townships where incomes are low and living conditions are poor. The details of the activities are categorised under the...
International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation (IPIECA)
IPIECA, the International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association is a voluntary non-profit organisation whose membership includes both petroleum companies and associations at the national, regional or international levels. Separate working groups within IPIECA address global environmental and social issues related to the petroleum industry: oil spill preparedness and response,...
Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa
The South African Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism is comprised of various departments responsible for: Environmental Quality and Protection Marine and Coastal Management Tourism Biodiversity & Conservation International Co-Operation and Resources. The Ministry's website hosts a small document library, a calendar of events, and resources for the media.
Law Environment and Development Journal
The Law, Environment and Development Journal (LEAD Journal) is a peer-reviewed academic publication based in New Delhi and London and jointly managed by the School of Law of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) – University of London and the International Environmental Law Research Centre (IELRC).
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