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- DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will address the growing threat from illegal trade at its forthcoming Conference of the Parties (CoP17). CITES is a regulatory treaty that is neither self-executing nor legally binding unless its provisions are reproduced in member statesâ laws.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016The World Conservation Congress (WCC), one of the world’s largest environmental gatherings, is convened every four years under the auspices of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to find collaborative solutions to conserve global biodiversity and ecosystems, and harness the solutions nature offers to global development challenges.DocumentResearchGate, 2015The coastal zone represents one of the most economically and ecologically important ecosys- tems on the planet, none more so than in southern Africa. This manuscript examines the potential impacts of climate change on the coastal fishes in southern Africa and provides some of the first information for the Southern Hemisphere, outside of Australasia.OrganisationThe National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), USA, identifies Global Environmental Health (GEH) as a part of its strategic themes, recognizing that because environmental health pDocumentThe Hague Institute for Global Justice, 2014Small island developing states (SIDS) are a unique group of countries that bear a disproportionate share of the impacts of climate change despite their minimal contribution to its causes. Their vulnerability and lack of resources to adapt raise signifi cant questions for global security and justice in the decades ahead.OrganisationACIAR is a statutory authority within the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio operating under the ACIAR Act.DocumentTropical Conservation Science, 2016The islands of the Pacific region hold three of the 35 global biodiversity hotspots with large numbers of endemic species. Global climate change will exacerbate the challenges faced by the biodiversity of this region .OrganisationTCS is aDocumentAsian Development Bank, 2016In 2010, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) launched a regional technical assistance to respond to concerns raised by five Pacific developing member countries that lie within or on the border of the Coral Triangle - Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, and Vanuatu, collectively called the Coral Triangle of the Pacific (CTP) countries - regarding management of their coastal andDocument
Traditional livelihoods and mining in Mongolia's changing climate: exploring the potential of cross-sectoral partnerships in achieving sustainabilityAsia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research, 2016The growing scale of resource development activities accentuates the complexity underlying the sustainability of traditional livelihoods in Mongolia. At the same time, Mongolia experiences growing vulnerability to climatic variability and change, expressed in the form of intense desertification, water stress, and extreme dzuds.