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Financing Natura 2000 - EU Funding Opportunities in 2021-2027

The document is designed to help improve the uptake of EU funds for biodiversity and in particular for the management and restoration of Natura 2000 sites in the current multiannual financial framework (MFF). The guide analyses possibilities of financing investments in Natura 2000 from different EU

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JECAMI (Joint Ecological Continuum Analysing and Mapping Initiative - on ecological connectivity)

JECAMI is an online application that facilitates the analysis of ecological connectivity in the European alpine region. Zoom to your area of interest and discover the values of different connectivity indicators in the Layers menu. If you have a kml layer of your area, just upload it to the CSI

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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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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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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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€235.00

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Hedonic property pricing

Mitigation cost-based valuation methods are a group of valuation methods that use the cost of actual measures to maintain ecosystem service provision as a proxy for the value of avoiding, mitigating or restoring the loss of services ecosystems provide.

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Standardization in urban climate adaptation

The RESIN project has developed standardised approaches to help cities develop their adaptation strategies and strengthen their resilience. Key products are:  A tool for impact and vulnerability analysis (IVAVIA1);  a decision support tool (E-Guide);  a library of adaptation options;

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The Ecosystem Valuation Toolkit

Ecosystem service valuation is a process that quantifies the economic benefits of nature for inclusion in decision-making at scales from local to global. The EVT seeks to accelerate the adoption of ecosystem service valuation by providing a comprehensive, searchable online database of values for

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OpenNESS Synthesis paper: Link between biodiversity and ecosystem services

As was stated in the OpenNESS proposal, the quantitative relationship between biodiversity, ecosystem functioning and ecosystem services is still poorly understood. It is still unclear under what circumstances an emphasis on ecosystem services in planning and decision making is (conceptually and

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TRENDING SCIENCE: About 97 % of land areas have been destroyed, research claims

How many pristine places are left undisturbed by oil, gas and mining activities, as well as land development? What is the extent of this damage to habitats? According to a study published in the journal ‘Frontiers in Forests and Global Change’, nearly 3 % of the world’s land remains ecologically

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The Restoration Initiative. 2020 year in review

"The Restoration Initiative: 2020 year in review" presents an overview of progress and stories from the second year implementation of The Restoration Initiative (TRI) programme. With support from the Global Environment Facility, this pathbreaking programme led by IUCN in partnership with

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Urban resilience and sustainability - URBES Factsheet #5

This factsheet explains the importance of understanding the relationship between people and nature in urban planning and decision making in order to achieve urban resilience and sustainability.

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NBS Financing and Entrepreneurship in UrbanByNature Hubs

This report reflects on the state of nature-based financing and entrepreneurship in four UrbanByNature hubs to unlock the implementation of nature-based solutions (NBS) and relates to Connecting Nature’s task 5.5 “Understanding nature-based financing and entrepreneurship in UrbanByNature hubs to

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Natural Capital Assessments at the National and Sub-national Level

Almost all economic activities are dependent on 'natural capital' in some form or another. Natural capital refers to the stocks of the Earth's natural assets and resources, such as soil,water, air and biodiversity. Indeed, for business operations to successfully function long-term,

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Nature4Cities - NoiseModelling

Among the tools developed in the scope of Nature4Cities, one is dedicated to the assessment of noise. NoiseModelling is a free and open-source tool designed to produce environmental noise maps on very large urban areas. Urban planners can use NoiseModelling in order to carry out impact studies

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Climate Justice for People and Nature through Urban Ecosystem-based Adaptation: A focus on the Global South

The FEBA Urban EbA Working Group, coordinated by PlanAdapt and IUCN, has published the joint technical paper "Climate Justice for People and Nature through Urban Ecosystem-based Adaptation: A focus on the Global South". The paper explores the contribution of EbA to climate justice in

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Understanding Stakeholder Values for Woodland Expansion - Briefing Note

Despite woodland expansion being advocated via a number of policy documents, barriers to woodland creation in Scotland remain. These include contested views about land use amongst multiple stakeholders, concerns around trade-offs with other land uses, and a lack of synergy between policies and

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The Multiple Values of Urban Nature: Evidence from 1,000 European Nature-Based Solutions

Urban nature-based solutions can be designed to deliver diverse social, cultural, environmental and economic benefits in parallel. This instills them with the potential to contribute to multiple policy goals simultaneously. Making optimal use of such solutions requires an understanding of the

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Metalliferous Hills Jug Band "geoperformance"

The Metalliferous Hills Jug Band (or Jug Band dalle Colline Metallifere, JBCM, in Italian) is an international and inter-generational collective proposing a combination of music and environmental practice, where melody, rhythm, storytelling and science outreach are merged in one situation. The JBCM

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EmissionFactors.com

EmissionFactors.com taps into the most powerful environmental database in the world, powered by Ecometrica. Over the years, we've spent thousands of hours searching for and cataloguing emission and conversion factors and still do it on a regular basis. The accuracy of our data is very

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