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Setting a course for Regional Seas
Author
United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2014
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In 2014, UNEP’s Regional Seas Programme celebrated its 40th anniversary. We are reminded of how successful these 18 regional MEAs spanning seven continents have been at bringing nations and institut .....
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Africa Mountains Atlas
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2014
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The mountains of Africa provide water and food, rich biodiversity, recreational areas and serve as important centres of cultural integrity and heritage. However, Africa faces growing challenges in ens .....
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Pastoralism and the Green Economy – a natural nexus
Author
International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2014
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This study focuses on pastoralism’s current and future potential for securing sustainable management and green economy outcomes from the world’s rangelands. It synthesises existing evidence and us .....
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Natural resources and conflict: a guide for mediation practitioners
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2014
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This guide collects and summarizes good practices on the successful mediation of resource conflicts. It draws on the field experiences of mediators and mediation experts, specifically those with natur .....
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Guidance manual on valuation and accounting of ecosystem services for Small Island Developing States
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2014
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Valuation and accounting of island ecosystem services is fundamental to our ability to achieve sustainable green growth in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), also known as large ocean states. SIDS .....
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Measuring success: indicators for the regional seas conventions and action plans
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2014
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This report collates information on ecosystem-based indicators and indices currently being measure by regional entities and seeks to identify common elements. From this analysis the report postulates .....
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Our Planet: climate for life
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2014
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The interaction between biodiversity, climate change and protected areas are the focus of this issue of Our Planet. Protected areas are important carbon storage facilities, so their maintenance and ex .....
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