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    Blue Carbon

    GRID Arendal, 2015
    If the world is to decisively deal with climate change, every source of emissions and every option for reducing these should be scientifically evaluated and brought to the international community’s attention.
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    United Nations World Ocean Assessment

    GRID Arendal, 2016
    The first World Ocean Assessment (WOA) is a report on the state of the planet’s oceans. It is the product of the first cycle of the Regular Process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment, including socio-economic aspects, which was established after the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development.
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    Marine ecosystem services and the Sustainable Development Goals

    GRID Arendal, 2016
    How do marine ecosystem services support the Sustainable Development Goals? Marine and coastal ecosystems are vital to life on Earth. These ecosystems provide many “services” to people including food, coastal protection, carbon sequestration, biodiversity, recreation, but also inspiration for art and science, cultural identity and a spiritual home.
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    Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR)

    ASSAR’s overarching research objective is to use insights from multiple-scale, interdisciplinary work to improve the understanding of the barriers, enablers and limits to effective,
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    Changing elites, institutions and environmental governance

    Springerlink, 2016
    The topic of elites has always been controversial in Latin American social sciences. Elites have been studied indirectly as landowners, capitalists, business-leaders or politicians, and have also been approached directly using concepts and theory from elite studies.
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    The resource bites back: entry-points for addressing corruption in wildlife crime

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016
    Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of corruption in facilitating wildlife crime.
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    Impacts of climate change on the cryosphere, hydrological regimes and glacial lakes of the Hindu Kush Himalayas: a review of current knowledge

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2016
    The climate and cryosphere of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region have changed in the past and are very likely to change in the future. Warming of the climate system is unequivocal. The atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases and short-lived climate pollutants has increased, the atmosphere and oceans have warmed, snow and ice have diminished, and the sea level has risen.
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    China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED)

    The main tasks of CCICED are exchanging and disseminating international successful experience in the field of environment and development; studying key environment and development issues of China;
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    Deciding over nature: corruption and environmental impact assessments

    U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2016
    Environmental impact assessments (EIAs) are a core aspect of environmental decision-making in most countries. Despite massive potential for public harms resulting from corrupt decision-making linked to EIAs, research on this topic is still very limited.
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    Lack of consultation. Stakeholders’ perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016
    Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase local job and business opportunities. This brief presents the main findings from a study of the stakeholders’ assessment of the LCPs the Tanzanian Government has developed.

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