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    International law and sea-level rise: forced migration and human rights

    Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 2016
    This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing sea-level rise and its impacts, and then, in turn, their relationship and interaction with the criteria of statehood, human rights and mobility.
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    The Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing: User-country measures and implementation in India

    Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 2016
    User-measure requirements are the cornerstone of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization developed under the Convention on Biological Diversity.
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    Green bonds and environmental integrity: insight from CICERO second opinions

    Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2016
    This policy note shares insights from CICERO's experience in producing over 60 second opinions.
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    The rise of environmental crime: a growing threat to natural resources, peace, development and security

    United Nations Environment and Development Forum, 2016
    The environment provides the very foundation of sustainable development, our health, food security and our economies. Ecosystems provide clean water supply, clean air and secure food and ultimately both physical and mental wellbeing.
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    Blue Carbon

    GRID Arendal, 2015
    If the world is to decisively deal with climate change, every source of emissions and every option for reducing these should be scientifically evaluated and brought to the international community’s attention.
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    United Nations World Ocean Assessment

    GRID Arendal, 2016
    The first World Ocean Assessment (WOA) is a report on the state of the planet’s oceans. It is the product of the first cycle of the Regular Process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment, including socio-economic aspects, which was established after the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development.
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    Marine ecosystem services and the Sustainable Development Goals

    GRID Arendal, 2016
    How do marine ecosystem services support the Sustainable Development Goals? Marine and coastal ecosystems are vital to life on Earth. These ecosystems provide many “services” to people including food, coastal protection, carbon sequestration, biodiversity, recreation, but also inspiration for art and science, cultural identity and a spiritual home.
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    Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR)

    ASSAR’s overarching research objective is to use insights from multiple-scale, interdisciplinary work to improve the understanding of the barriers, enablers and limits to effective,
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    Changing elites, institutions and environmental governance

    Springerlink, 2016
    The topic of elites has always been controversial in Latin American social sciences. Elites have been studied indirectly as landowners, capitalists, business-leaders or politicians, and have also been approached directly using concepts and theory from elite studies.
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    The resource bites back: entry-points for addressing corruption in wildlife crime

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016
    Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of corruption in facilitating wildlife crime.

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