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- DocumentFuture of Reefs in a Changing Environment, University of Queensland, 2011Coral bleaching, a stress condition in corals, happens when the algae that live in the coral’s tissue, providing food and its normal healthy colour, are expelled. When bleached, corals starve, weaken and become more vulnerable to diseases and death.Document
Impact assessment and national adaptation strategy and action plan to address climate change in the tourism sector of Saint Lucia2015This document presents a draft impact assessment, and the national adaptation strategy and action plan (NASAP) to address climate change in the tourism sector of Saint Lucia. The report has been divided into two volumes: which present the Impact Assessment and NASAP respectively.DocumentCARE International, 2015After COP21 this report from CARE and Action Aid summarises that overall, governments must adopt a bold way forward on loss and damage in the Paris Agreement, to ensure that the issue has permanence and durability under the new framework. It includes case studies and makes recommendations on:DocumentOxfam, 2015This project aimed to improve small producers’ understanding of and ability to adapt to climate change, especially by providing training and inputs to improve seed selection, grain storage and livestock management, and to encourage protection of the local environment.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2015Against a backdrop of increasing awareness about the impacts and potential economic costs of climate change, the government of Uganda commissioned this report published by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network. This report presents the key findings of the study, which assessed the economic impacts of climate change in Uganda.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2015Enhancing a city’s resilience capacity is key for policymakers where there are plans to redevelop cities into ‘climate-smart’ cities. Researchers suggest that this needs a comprehensive city-wide loss and damage assessment for cities in India.DocumentUnited Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2016This report offers insights on how to operationalize the process of disaster risk reduction and integration in a way that fosters risk-sensitive development. A critical part of disaster risk management is getting the right information to the right people at the right times.DocumentWorld Energy Council, 2015A call to action from the World Energy Council in partnership with Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Marsh & McLennan Companies, for collaboration to ensure secure and reliable energy supply, as the backbone of the global economy.Document
Exploring nature-based solutions — the role of green infrastructure in mitigating the impacts of weather- and climate change-related natural hazardsEuropean Environment Agency, 2015The objective of this study is to explore and demonstrate how green infrastructure (GI) contributes to mitigating adverse effects of extreme weather- and climate‑related events, as a follow-up to earlier European Environment Agency (EEA) research into the role of GI networks and the multiple ecosystem services provided.Document
Improving substantive and procedural protections for indigenous rights in REDD+ projects: possible lessons from BrazilAfe Babalola University, 2015This article examines how Brazil can prepare itself for an Indigenous REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation plus) by modeling the implementation and enforcement of its current legal framework after that of Colombia.