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    Review article - Improving estimates of deforestation rates

    2002
    Deforestation 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.
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    Climate change and agricultural vulnerability

    International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 2002
    The 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.
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    Climate change and its impacts on tourism

    WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, 1999
    This study explores the potential impacts of climate change on tourism in a number of destinations.
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    Linking poverty reduction and environmental management: policy challenges and opportunities

    Poverty Elimination Programme, UNDP, 2002
    Focuses on ways to reduce poverty and sustain growth through sound and equitable environmental management.
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    Forest biological diversity: recommendations to the sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP6)

    World Conservation Union, 2002
    IUCN 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.
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    Adapting to climate change

    Finance and Development, IMF, 2002
    Article 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.gov
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    Tropical Forests and Climate Change

    Canadian Forestry Advisers Network, 2001
    This 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 agricu
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    Responding to climate change: on the ground in Honduras

    Canadian Forestry Advisers Network, 2001
    Report on project in Honduras aimed at assessing the potential for carbon sequestration through both establishing new plantations and conservation of existing forests.
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    Impacts of climate change on forests

    Indonesian Development Studies, 1998
    The 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.
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    Adapting to climate change: social-ecological resilience in a Canadian Western Arctic community

    Conservation Ecology [journal], 2001
    Human 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.

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