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Climate Ireland

Climate Ireland connects and integrates scientific research, policy making and adaptation practice for the purposes of enhancing adaptation decision making in Ireland.

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Addressing the Land Degradation–Migration Nexus

A review of existing evidence, good practices, and policy recommendations on the complex interrelationships between migration and desertification, land degradation and drought.

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Restoration of the former Saltworks

Adaptive restoration of former saltworks can help wetlands recover their functionality and resilience to adapt to sea-level rise, while improving the biodiversity habitat.

 

 

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Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives on Impacts and Adaptation

This science assessment synthesizes over 1500 publications to provide an up-to-date picture of climate change impacts and adaptation across key Canadian sectors. 

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From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate

From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate 2008 reflects the advances made in understanding Canada’s vulnerability to climate change during the past decade.

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Cost effectiveness of Payments for Watershed Services

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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Afghanistan's Environment

This report provides readers with an overview of the key environmental issues, factors and drivers of environmental change in Afghanistan, and highlights the latest achievements and prospects ahead.

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Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape

The Coigach-Assynt Living Landscape (CALL) is one of the largest landscape restoration projects in Europe, aiming to benefit the land, the people and the local economy in the north west of Scotland.

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The Eddleston Water Project

This project investigates the possibility of reducing the flood risk to nearby communities, improving the river habitat and working with landowners and communities to maximise the benefits they would gain from such work.

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USAID Mekong ARCC Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study

This study investigates climate change adaptation in the Lower Mekong River, which is home to millions of inhabitants.

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Ecosystem-based adaptation and climate change vulnerability: Choiseul Province, Solomon Islands

The vulnerability of Choiseul is strongly influenced by non-climate change factors. As a result, climate change adaptation activities in Choiseul cannot be implemented without also addressing the socio-economic issues and ongoing environmental threats confronting the local the local people. 

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Adapting Scotland's forests

A set of 5 short film clips that show how climate change might affect Scotland's forests.

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Eco-restoration and Institution Strengthening

The livelihoods of indigenous communities in Mandla district in Madhya Pradesh depend upon small-scale farming, fishing and forest produce. Diversity of species and ecosystem services...

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Preserving the Velondriake region in Madagascar

Traditional Vezo pirogue boat. Photo by Gareth Cripps.

Building Actors and Leaders for Advancing Community Excellence in Development (BALANCED)

Along the southwest...

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Integrated Coastal Management and Adaptation

The World Bank has approved a US$5.2 million pilot project to apply integrated coastal zone management in the coasts of Morocco through a Global Environment Facility (GEF) grant. The...

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Institutional strengthening

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The climate change adaptation project was piloted in 2009 in four sites in the buffer zone of Langtang National Park in the...

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Climate change impacts in the Rhine-Meuse Delta in the Netherlands

MEDIATION project case study

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Adaption of grassland butterflies to climate change

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Indicators for assessing the vulnerability of Ujung Kulon National Park

The highly endangered Javan rhino. Photo courtesy Ujung Kulon National Park and WWF. National Geographic.

Climate change will increase the pressure on the park’s...

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Urban cooling

This case study describes research by the University of Manchester that shows the benefits of urban greening in reducing of the urban heat island effect.

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Linking water management and biodiversity

This case study describes how Somerset County Council has been working with local partners to address water management issues and climate change adaptation in Somerset.

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Biodiversity

This case study describes restoration work in Bishop Wood - Identified priority target in local biodiversity planning, coupled with a need to alleviate flooding to Selby Dam.

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Improving habitat connectivity

This case study describes how Kent County Council worked with spatial planners, policy makers and scientists across England, France and the Netherlands to promote the importance of helping biodiversity to adapt to climate change through spatial planning. 

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Mediation

Assessment of climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation requires a combination of generic and context-specific knowledge. Currently, the availability of such knowledge in Europe is...

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