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- DocumentConservation Ecology [journal], 2001Human adaptation remains an insufficiently studied part of the subject of climate change. This paper examines the questions of adaptation and change in terms of social-ecological resilience using lessons from a place-specific case study of the Inuvialuit people in Canada's western arctic.DocumentPacific Institute, 2001This bibliography of peer-reviewed and gray literature (including journal articles, newspaper articles, reports and materials on the Internet) focuses on environmental change (defined as global warming or ozone depletion) and its impacts on flora and fauna species and critical supporting ecosystems.DocumentWorld Resources Institute, Washington DC, 1998Highlighting the contention that climate change itself is a major threat to biodiversity this report argues that protecting biological diversity may, in fact, help mitigate other impacts of climate change.DocumentUnasylva, FAO, 2000Unasylva issue looking at different perpectives on issues of physical and economic access to food for forest dependent peoples. Articles are structured as a series of case studies from around the world to analyse the linkages between food security and problems such as degradation and deforestation.DocumentMekonginfo, 1999The concept of community is rarely defined or carefully examined by those concerned with community based approaches to resource use and management. This paper seeks to redress this omission by investigating "community" in work concerning resource conservation and management.DocumentEuropean Commission, Directorate General for Trade, 2001Note which sets out the Trade Directorate General's (DG III) position on the agreement on TRIPS and access to essential medecines agreed at the Doha WTO MinisterialThe paper is set out in a question and answer format which addressed the following:What is the major value of this Declaration?Why was it necessary to clarify the relationship between TRIPs and public health?What claDocument
Responses to the challenges of globalisation: a study on the international monetary and financial system and on financing for developmentEuropean Commission Directorate-General for Development, 2002Discusses the reform of the international monetary and financial architecture as a response to global financial crises and the issue of financing and promoting development as a means to reduce global inequality.DocumentGapresearch.org, IDS, 2001Openness to trade is a key element of economic policy; continuing extreme poverty in developing countries is a disgrace.Document
Community Forestry in Cameroon [forestry taxation, community wildlife management, tourism, sustainable logging, decentralisation, poverty alleviation]Policy and Environment Programme, ODI, 2001Collection which takes as its theme the many and important values which can be derived from community involvement in forest management in the humid tropics, focussing on one of the major timber producers of the tropical world – the West African country of Cameroon.DocumentNepalNet, 2001Examines the distributional impact of community forest management on three economic groups (rich, medium and poor) in two selected forest user groups in the Koshi Hills of Nepal with the objective of assessing the costs and benefits of community forest management processes.