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BiodivERsA Stakeholder Engagement Handbook

The BiodivERsA Stakeholder Engagement Handbook is a practical guide designed to assist research teams identify relevant stakeholders to engage with in order to enhance the impact and social relevance of their work. The Handbook draws upon exiting literature and presents case studies that provide

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EU level ecosystem services mapping toolbox

This dataset contains maps of supply and demand of a few ecosystem services, and GIS tools to make such maps. The tools are targeted at EU level and provide a broad picture of ES supply and demand. Tools are moderate complexity methods for mapping, that upscale findings from detailed process based

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AlpES - Alpine Ecosystem Services

The AlpES project's overall objective is to introduce ecosystem services as a regional/transnational environmental governance framework and train and support the AlpES target groups in understanding, valuing and managing them.

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Space Engagers

Methodology (including online tool) for opening up underused real estate assets in the urban core to local ideas and engagement.

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Governance of Ecosystem services: how to transform the ES concept into an explicit management tool

An infographic that synthesises the work done at the Barcelona hybrid dune, an exemplar of the OPERAs project.

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Georgian Biodiversity Database

This internet resource aims to introduce the world-wide scientific (and not only scientific) community to the biological diversity of Georgia (and, to certain extent, the Caucasus ecoregion).

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Method Factsheet - Shadow Pricing

Shadow pricing is highly appropriate to elicit monetary values and anthropocentric instrumental values of nature's benefits. When society sets environmental targets on the provision of non-marketed ecosystem services it is an implicit valuation of the services. The shadow price is the marginal

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GIB SmartScan

Increase your infrastructure project’s attractiveness to investors in only a few steps. The GIB SmartScan allows you to assess your infrastructure projects based on its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues and helps to efficiently flag risks and opportunities for improvements of your

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Does woodland expansion offer nature-based solutions for Scotland?

Woodland expansion offers a wide range of nature-based solutions for Scotland, but in most cases these benefits will depend on the characteristics of new woodland and the specific landscape scale implementation of planting schemes. We still need an improved understanding of how woodland expansion

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OPERAs Webinar: How to link ecosystem services, knowledge, tools and practice?

The webinar highlighted the flow between knowledge, tools and practice through case material from the OPERAs exemplars and different tools. T

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Method Factsheet - Stated Preference Valuation Methods

Stated preference valuation is family of techniques which use individual respondents' statements about their preferences to estimate change in utility associated with a proposed increase in quality or quantity of an ecosystem service or bundle of services. Respondents are presented with one or

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ES Public Consultation Methods

Abstract The concept of Ecosystem Services (ES) is relatively new to environmental policy. ES provided by the natural environment are recognised as an important contributor, directly and indirectly, to human well-being. These include the ecosystem’s provision of natural commodities (e.g. ag-

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Living Walls

Guidelines for implementing multi benefit vertical green infrastructure with living plant constructions (suitable for difficult urban locations, short time frames).

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Nature Value Explorer

www.natuurwaardeverkenner.be The Flemish government recognises the importance of these ecosystem services (ESS). The manual and easy to apply tool uses pragmatic methods to value ecosystem services in rural and urban environments. The tool helps everyone (land managers, planners, national and

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Creation of Ecological Corridors in the Ukrainian Carpathians

In order to develop a methodology for the creation of functional and consolidated ecological corridors for the Carpathians, a pilot study has been conducted at two locations in Ukraine creating corridors connecting Ukrainian protected areas with protected areas in

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Biodiversity and ecosystem services: the foundation for human health and well-being - URBES Factsheet #2

Human beings are an integral and inseparable part of the natural world. Our existence and health ultimately depends on the integrity and functioning of ecosystems. This URBES factsheet presents research findings and policy recommendations which underline the value of biodiversity and ecosystem

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OpenNESS Synthesis paper: Ecosystem services: a gender perspective

The issue of gender and sustainability has mainly been approached from two different perspectives: the different role of women and men in contributing to sustainable pathways and the differential impacts of environmental degradation on women and men. Both are highly interconnected as the adaptation

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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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Quantifying the effects of different management scenarios on ecosystem services and livelihoods in San Martín, Peru

Peru is the second-largest country in Latin America in terms of forest area, and hosts ecosystems of high biodiversity value, large protected areas, ever-changing landscape mosaics with dynamic ecosystem transitions, and many indigenous communities and cultures. Although it is considered a country

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Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Ecosystem Service and Sustainable Development

We are pleased to announce a new MOOC on Ecosystem Services available immediately on the Coursera platform, produced by the University of Geneva, the Geneva Water Hub, the Luc Hoffmann Institute and the Natural Capital Project. Is this course for me? This MOOC is for anybody interested in

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