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Method Factsheet - PGIS

In PGIS a plurality of stakeholders can participate in the creation of a map of ecosystem services, including local stakeholders and community members, environmental professionals and technicians, members of environmental NGOs, decision-makers, scientists, etc. PGIS can therefore integrate the

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Valuing Nature: Demystifying Economic Valuation Paper

This paper covers the main issues, questions and principles surrounding economic valuation and is designed as an overview for those new to economic valuation. The paper brings together input from 120 volunteers from the economic valuation community. The paper provides a summary of agreed principles

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European Long-Term Ecosystem and Socio-Ecological Research Infrastructure (eLTER H2020)

The overall aim of the eLTER project is to advance the European network of Long-Term Ecosystem Research sites and socio-ecological research platforms to provide highest quality services for multiple use of a distributed research infrastructure.

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TEEB for Local and Regional Policy Makers

TEEB for Local and Regional Policy Makers calls on local policy makers to understand the value of their natural capital and the services it provides and apply a focus on nature's benefits in local policy areas such as urban management, spatial planning and protected areas management.

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ESManage Project: Freshwater Ecosystem Services - An Introduction for Stakeholders

The ESManage Literature Review for Stakeholders provides an overview of information on the ecosystem services framework, the role of biodiversity in ecosystem service provision, and how the concept aligns with the objectives of current policy and legislation to inform management of freshwater

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Social media listening

Extensive methods of socio cultural valuation. Just taking profit of the fact that people explain a lot what do they like and do on social networks. Hashtags and geotags from Instagram, Twitter, and Facebbok can be great location based sources of information! Text analysis software can help to

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Defining and Assessing Success in Mainstreaming

This background paper draws on reviews of the mainstreaming targets and indicators of selected NBSAPs from countries at different stages of their mainstreaming process, and the approaches to assessing the success of mainstreaming biodiversity and other issues into development. Recommendations are

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Strategy Dashboard

Discussion tool to facilitate constructive discussion within expert groups.

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GIZ ValuES - Report on Indicators for Managing Ecosystem Services - Options & Examples

This report gives guidance for seeking information that supports the integration of ecosystem services into policy and public management. We present for each ecosystem service a succinct selection of literature and further sources, which describe example indicators for approximating its (bio-

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Stakeholder Engagement and Participatory Processes

In areas such as nature based solutions and biodiversity, Prospex enables effective dialogue, lasting agreements and strategies for changing contexts. Prospex is a pioneer service provider in stakeholder engagement, strategic foresight and negotiation & conflict resolution in complex science-

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An impact evaluation framework to support planning and evaluation of nature-based solutions projects

Nature‐Based Solutions (NBS) are solutions to societal challenges that are inspired and supported by nature. The European Commission requested the EKLIPSE project to help building up an evidence and knowledge base on the benefits and challenges of applying NBS. In response to the request, the

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LANDSCAPEization

The LANDSCAPEization toolkit allows the visualization of and reporting on ecosystem services (ES)- and non-ES-related information in real-time over spatial scales. Embedded in a decision support system, the provided information supports the communication of land use changes and their impacts on ES

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Ecosystem Services Mapping - Oppla Webinar video

This webinar was the first of two sessions in a series, beginning the topic of ecosystem services mapping. Nynke Schulp spoke about the reliability of ecosystem services mapping, describing how methods of ecosystem services mapping have improved in recent years. Anis Guelmami spoke about

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GIZ ValuES - Method Profile: Different interview formats

Interviews are a key method for obtaining first-hand information and field data on any aspect that is of interest. If well-conducted and properly analysed, interviews can significantly advance understanding of complex issues. Various formats exist: An in-depth interview captures how people value or

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The Biohut

The Biohut is an artificial fish nursery meant to equip port infrastructures such as docks, pontoons or dikes. By providing food and shelter to the young fish, it restores the ecological nursery function that was lost when natural shallow coastal water were turned into urban environment. The

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Planning for a healthy environment - good practice guidance for green infrastructure and biodiversity

This guidance is designed to offer advice to planning practitioners on how green infrastructure and biodiversity can be enhanced and protected through the planning system. It summarises the latest policy drivers and distils the best of our current policy responses. It also sets out practical

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ARtificial Intelligence for Ecosystem Services (ARIES)

ARIES is a networked software technology that redefines ecosystem service assessment and valuation for decision-making. ARIES is an artificial intelligent modeler rather than a single model or collection of models. ARIES chooses ecological process models where appropriate, and turns to simpler

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PSS Toolkit

Workshop facilitation toolkit for the generation of business ideas/models linked to product service systems at the scale of urban agglomerations.

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Rotterdam - The transition to urban resilience (URBES video)

The film Rotterdam - The transition to urban resilience introduces Rotterdam as one of the European cities aligned with the URBES - Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services project. The city presents its experiences and future perspectives on strengthening the resilience of the urban ecosystem as

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OpenNESS Synthesis paper: Thresholds, tipping points and limits

In the ecological literature the terms "threshold" and "tipping points" are often used synonymously. It is suggested to make a difference between the two here. The question of how different types of thresholds are related and how they can be detected or determined first requires

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