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Ouranos

Ouranos

Ouranos is a Canadian non-profit organization that engages in focused, applied science in support of sound decisions related to climate change and its impacts.

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Assessing current and future climate threats

This case study explains how the University of St Andrews completed a climate impact assessment workshop with staff and senior managers from the Estates department.

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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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5 Things You Should Know About Climate Change in the Caribbean

Introduction

Natural events and human activities contribute to an increase in average temperatures around the world. Increases in greenhouse gases such as Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is the main cause....

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Adaptación en el Golfo de Fonseca

The Gulf of Fonseca is an important set of terrestrial and coastal marine ecosystems shared by three countries: El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. The Gulf is in the process of being declared a Biosphere Reserve by environmental and natural value.

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Climate Futures for Tasmania

Photo: Angello Failla

Adaptation context

The small island state of Tasmania has some of Australia’s most extensive and best-conserved wilderness areas and pristine...

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Impacts on food security in Honduras

Summary

In 2011, the Government of Honduras asked IFAD (www.ifad.org) to prepare a project proposal aimed at increasing the climate resilience of agricultural production chains, protecting...

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Impact on Pastures Kyrgyzstan

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Summary

The Kyrgyz government with the support of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has designed a new livestock umbrella...

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Sea-level rise in the Republic of Maldives

Impact problem

Small, low-lying islands have been seen as highly vulnerable to sea-level rise, particularly as many islands and remote and/or low-lying. The impacts of climate change on...

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Aysen Region, Chile

Adaptation tools, Case study: SMCE/NAIADE, Chile

Case study links, Chile

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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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