August 2014
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), UNEP-DHI Partnership Centre on Water and Environment, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), The Nature Conservancy
This paper Green Infrastructure Guide for Water Management: Ecosystem-based management approaches for water-related infrastructure projects aims to raise awareness of the benefits of Green Infrastructure (GI) solutions for water resources management, and can provide both significant water management benefits and co-benefits with existing grey water infrastructure.
January 2017
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
This case study, Economic Value of Ecosystem Services in Ichkeul National Park, Tunisia , aims to assess the economic value of ecosystem services provided by the Ichkeul National Park (INP), with the objective to increase awareness among decision-makers and users to ensure the conservation and sustainable use of the different components of natural capital and biodiversity present within the park.
January 2015
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), ECODIT, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
This case study, The Economic Value: Shouf Biosphere Reserve , is aiming to describe, in preliminary terms, the economic value of the Shouf Biosphere Reserve (SBR), Lebanon, by valuing carbon sequestration, fuel provision (briquettes production), water provision, food provision, tourism, and cultural services and patrimonial values.
January 2010
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
This publication, Building Resilience to Climate Change: Ecosystem-based adaptation and lessons from the field , contains eleven case studies covering different ecosystems and regions around the world. Its aim is to summarize some current applications of the Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) concept and its tools used around the world, and also draw lessons from experiences in conservation adaptation.
January 2014
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
This case study, Framing Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change: Applicability in the coast of Bangladesh , describes six different types of EbA currently being practiced in the coastal zone of Bangladesh; and an analysis is made in line with the ecosystem services derived from such ecosystem-based interventions, including relevant policy and institutional aspects.
October 2018
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This report presents the findings from a literature review and interviews with a wide variety of stakeholders of the Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation: strengthening the evidence and informing policy project activities in Djilor District in Senegal. EbA measures in this project site include the construction of anti-salt bunds, nursery establishment, applying assisted natural regeneration techniques, reforestation, introducing new roosters, vegetable gardening and establishing mechanisms for regulating the exploitation of natural resources. The report concludes that the project activities have improved the resilience of local communities, improved their adaptive capacity and reduced their vulnerability, with the benefits being felt by a range of social groups and a number of social co-benefits also emerging.
November 2018
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), University of Oxford
This report, The development and use of biodiversity indicators in business: an overview , builds on a suite of work focused on providing guidelines and tools specifically for business, and it is intended to contribute to the ongoing dialogue on biodiversity indicators within Europe and beyond.
6 December 2018
Webinar
Online
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
On 6 December 2018 (3:00 pm CEST) the International Union for Conservation of Nature is holding a webinar on "The development and use of biodiversity indicators in business: an overview".
Platform or Tool
Online
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), GRID-Arendal, Rare, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements
PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet is a partnership initiative to document and promote examples of inspiring, replicable solutions across a range of conservation and sustainable development topics, enabling cross-sectoral learning and inspiration.
November 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Environmental Change Institute (ECI), Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC-Mistral), Global Environmental Policy Programme (GEPP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), The Nature Conservancy, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)
This policy brief, Mainstreaming Biodiversity In The Infrastructure Sector: Fostering system-level approaches, explores interlinkages between biodiversity, ecosystems, and landscapes and diverse forms of infrastructure. Recognising that this nexus is central to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, it calls attention to the need for an integrated approach to infrastructure planning and development to mainstream biodiversity in the infrastructure sector.

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