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Natura 2000 and Europe’s forests

The “Natura 2000 and Europe’s forests” policy brief derives from the BiodivERsA-funded BeFoFu project lead by Dr. Georg Winkel, that investigated both ecological challenges related to the management of protected forests and governance challenges related to the implementation of Natura 2000. This

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OpenNESS Synthesis paper: Ecosystem services and social justice

Understanding how changes in ecosystem services (ES) and natural capital (NC) impact on issues related to competitiveness and social justice.

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Integrating stakeholder perspectives into environmental planning through social valuation of ecosystem services: Guidance and Prototype Applications

Social – or socio-cultural – valuation of ecosystem services is the process of discovering what ecosystem services people value and how important they are to them. Here, you find GUIDANCE to set up your own social valuation study and a illustrative PROTOTYPE APPLICATIONS to learn from.

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GIZ ValuES - Fact sheet on training on Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES)

One specific instrument to capture the value of ecosystem services are payments for ecosystem services (PES). A PES scheme can be designed in various different ways, based on the intended outcomes and target areas. In this training module, the basic characteristics of a PES scheme as well as

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FINAL REPORT – EKLIPSE REQUEST ON SUPPORTING EU NEGOTIATORS AT IPBES PLENARY

This report provides the summary of findings by the EKLIPSE ‘Expert Working Group analysing the links between the IPBES Global Assessment (GA) and its Summary for Policymakers (SPM). The Expert Working Group (EWG) was established based on a request by the European Commission, DG Environment, and

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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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Go Green

Guidelines for implementing multifunctional green infrastructure in urban contexts, including tools and good practice examples.

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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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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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TEEBAgriFood Valuation Framework

The TEEBAgriFood valuation framework is a frame of analysis that can enable us to answer the question "what should we value, and why?" The framework ensures that nothing important is missed, and that the full range of impacts and dependencies (including externalities) from eco-agri-food

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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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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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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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Cities Alive: Green Building Envelope

Can retrofitting cityscapes with vegetation improve the health and well-being of urban citizens? Can we use green facades to capture renewable energy and drive sustainability? Experts from eight skill networks around the world came together in Berlin in 2015 to cross-examine these questions using

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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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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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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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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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Action on invasive alien species should better anticipate climate change effects on biological invasions in Europe

The policy brief entitled “Action on invasive alien species should better anticipate climate change effects on biological invasions in Europe” is based on the combined results of the BiodivERsA-funded WhoIsNext, INVAXEN and Resipath projects. This 4-page brief presents key recommendations on

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OpenNESS Synthesis paper: Good governance

Governance of ecosystem services (ES) and natural capital (NC) is one of the four major challenges addressed by OpenNESS. The term governance indicates a mode of steering that differs from state-centred top-down command-and-control approaches, as it is marked by the inclusion of a variety of actors

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