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Mapping to support REDD+ planning and secure multiple benefits: toolbox and tutorials for QGIS and ArcGIS

GIS training materials and tools have been developed for use in planning REDD+ activities that deliver multiple benefits. These resources are designed to assist technical staff to undertake spatial analysis to identify areas suitable for specific REDD+ policies and measures, and which are likely to

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Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit

The Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit is an interactive database that helps businesses find the right tools to measure and value their impacts and dependencies on natural capital as they use the Natural Capital Protocol. By tools, we mean any resource, methodology or approach that is relevant to

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Kremesti Environmental Consulting Ltd.

I am a water treatment specialist with over 12 years of experience in power stations. I have an M.Sc. degree in Industrial Chemistry from the USA. I am chartered in the UK with CIWEM, the Science Council and the Society for the Environment.

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€600.00

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Nature Based Solutions - Landslides Safety Measures

The report presents an overview of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) and their main applications to address climate-related challenges (temperature, floods, sea level rise, landslides, droughts) with a special emphasis on innovative physical measures for landslides mitigation.

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OpenNESS Synthesis paper: Ecosystem service trade-offs and synergies

Despite its popularity, the intuitive definition of 'ES trade-offs' and its antonym 'ES synergies' lack conceptual clarity. When moving from theoretical concepts towards scientific comparison, more analytic definitions are required. In this SP, we further explore the trade-offs

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  • Software

mulino Decision Support System tool (mDSS)

The mDSS software is a generic indicator-based Decision Support System (DSS) developed to assist decision makers in the participatory management of environmental problems by applying several Multi-Criteria Analysis Methods and Group Decision Making. Specifically, it supports Decision/Policy Makers

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Community Gains

Online-tool to inspire and link community groups and individuals to resources needed to realise their project ideas.

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Method Factsheet - Species Distribution Models

Species distribution models (SDMs) (Franklin, 2009) have shown great potential in helping to achieve conservation planning goals by refining our knowledge of species distributions (Jetz et al., 2012). SDMs extrapolate species distribution data in space and time, usually based on a statistical

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Bridges to Local Economies

Based on some five years of European research within the TURAS program on transitions, resilience and sustainability, “Bridges to Local Economies” is a handbook looking at the role of the ‘bridging actor’ in facilitating resilient and sustainable local economies. While the book has a focus on

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Method Factsheet - Travel Cost Valuation

The travel cost methods (TCM) is based on the observation that recreational services can only be realised through physical access to nature. This implies that individuals seeking to enjoy the service will need to spend resources (time and money) to travel to the site. The travel activity is a

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Flood Damage Assessment

Methodology for assessing direct and indirect flood based economic losses to allow prioritisation and evaluation of adaptation measures.

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Making green economy happen: Integration of ecosystem services and natural capital into sectoral policies

The integration of ecosystem services and natural capital into the functioning of economic sectors provides a concrete means to initiate a shift towards green economy. This process starts with the integration of ecosystem services and natural capital into the policies governing the different

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OpenNESS Synthesis paper: Effectiveness

The ultimate goal for managing ecosystem services is contributing to human well-being. To analyse how this goal can effectively be achieved is a major task in OpenNESS.

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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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QUICKScan

QUICKScan is a tool to facilitate the decision process in participatory settings. By including stakeholder knowledge and preferences and the ability to calculate impacts in-situ, QUICKScan combines tacit expert knowledge with available spatially-explicit monitoring and statistical and uses

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Resilience Geo-dashboard

Toolkit of 8 G-ICT tools and webGIS for building resilience capital.

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Tool for Sustainability Impact Assessment (ToSIA)

ToSIA is a decision support tool that was originally developed for the forestry sector, which analyses sustainability impacts of Forest-Wood-Chains (FWCs) and value chains related to resource use. Value chains are chains of production processes that are linked with products. ToSIA compares

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€300.00

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Landmark EcoServices

EcoServices solves problems. Our clients simply tell us their objectives and EcoServices does the rest. It models (sub-)catchments to show (1) which parts of the landscape are working hardest to provide the specific benefits needed locally, then (2) identifies which habitats to create and where to

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The BUFFER project - how research allowed classifying Marine Protected Areas for better clarity in the sustainable use of natural resources and conservation of biodiversity

The BUFFER project has been awarded the second edition of the BiodivERsA Prize for Excellence and Impact, highlighting its excellent achievements in terms of advancing science and practice of biodiversity and ecosystem services. The project was funded under the 2011-12 BiodivERsA joint call on “

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GIZ ValuES - Method Profile: Participatory mapping

Contrary to other mapping tools, participatory mapping does not primarily draw on statistics or research data, but on the practical knowledge of people. Participatory mapping visualizes local knowledge and makes it visible to all. There are several participatory mapping tools available. In an

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