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- Document2002Deforestation matters to many actors: forest-dwelling people, those who depend upon or wish to exploit forest products, those who value biodiversity or are affected by regional hydrology or global climate.DocumentInternational Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 2002The report looks at the ecological and economic impacts on agriculture, and particularly the food systems, of the climate change projections of four general circulation models (GCMs), for a range of socio-economic future development pathsIt offers an ecological-economic assessment of the impacts of climate change on agriculture across all countries and regions of the world.DocumentWWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, 1999This study explores the potential impacts of climate change on tourism in a number of destinations.DocumentPoverty Elimination Programme, UNDP, 2002Focuses on ways to reduce poverty and sustain growth through sound and equitable environmental management.Document
Forest biological diversity: recommendations to the sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP6)World Conservation Union, 2002IUCN document which calls on the Conference of Parties (COP) to move from a research orientated work programme on forest biological diversity towards a more action orientated programme.DocumentFinance and Development, IMF, 2002Article examining possible impacts of climate change on developing economies and making suggestions for how countries might develop policies to mitigate ecomomic and fiscal disruption.Among the recommended actions are:When crafting the fiscal stance, governments should take account of their countries' potential vulnerability to economic shocks arising from extreme weather events.govDocumentCanadian Forestry Advisers Network, 2001This CFAN Forestry Issues paper gives an overview of global climate change, its causes, its impact on forests, and how forests can help to mitigate it.It concludes that forest-related interventions can have numerous positive spinoff effects apart from carbon sequestration and storage including:improved supply of wood products better management of protected areas increased agricuDocumentCanadian Forestry Advisers Network, 2001Report on project in Honduras aimed at assessing the potential for carbon sequestration through both establishing new plantations and conservation of existing forests.DocumentIndonesian Development Studies, 1998The impact of climate change on global forests in their entirety would in all likelihood be modest. However, its impact on individual forests could be substantial as they adapted to new climate conditions. New forests might rise up in the tundra. Others might wane in places where moisture levels declined.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.