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Reports and Books
Environment and Health Risks from Climate Change and Variability in Italy
World Health Organization

The report shows that information to assist in anticipating potential threats and impacts can be developed and can be extremely useful in preparing people and the overall societal structure for adverse events, as well as in facilitating the response as extreme weather-related events occur.


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2007
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Technical report - Improving preparedness of the region To assess and devise appropriate interventions To address challenges in 'adaptation to climate change'
South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP), Centre for Environment Education (CEE)- India

South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) attempts to fulfill its mandate ofproviding and enabling technical assistance at the regional level to address environmental challenges with a bearing on the developmental agenda of the countries in South Asia. SACEP recognizes the enormous significance of adaptation to climate change in this context. This is in response to a felt need to synergize expertise and efforts through mutually reinforcing interventions centered on a participatory process as articulated by its Governing Council. SACEP's collaboration with Centre for Environment Education (CEE) -India signified such a synergy, aimed at a reality check of the needs and the development ofa menu of responses.


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2007
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Biodiversity and Poverty Reduction; The Importance of Biodiversity for Ecosystem Services
United Nations Environment Programme - World Conservation Monitoring Centre

This report reviews existing scientific knowledge regarding the links between biodiversity and the sustainable provision of ecosystem services, and considers the implications of these links for development policy. It does not set out to assess the value of ecosystem services to the poor, on which there is a growing understanding presented in other reports and publications, and so does not present the economic valuation of biodiversity or ecosystem services.


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2007

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