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GIS Training & EcoSpatial E-learning

To meet the growing demand for subject-specific and relevant GIS training courses Westcountry Rivers Trust have developed a series of intensive GIS short-courses specifically tailored to develop and disseminate best practice and technical GIS skills in the use of GIS, in practitioners engaged in

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Natural Value Initiative

The Natural Value Initiative (NVI) is Fauna & Flora International's (FFI) platform to engage financial institutions around natural capital by developing tools and methodologies that demonstrate the materiality of nature capital and enables mainstreaming thereof into financial decision-

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Mapping Green Infrastructure based on ecosystem services and ecological networks: A Pan-European case study

A methodology that can be used to identify and map GI elements at landscape level based on the notions of ecological connectivity, multi-functionality of ecosystems and maximisation of benefits both for humans and for natural conservation.

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UNCCD Urban-rural linkages and ecosystem restoration

This working paper from the UN proposes an urban-rural linkage perspective in relation to land and ecosystem restoration at a time of heightened urgency on multiple fronts at local, national and international levels. The combined impacts of climate change, biodiversity loss land degradation, and

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Value transfer method

Benefits transfer (BT), or more generally - value transfer (VT) - refers to applying quantitative estimates of ecosystem service values from existing studies to another context. You take value estimates from a study site, and apply them with adjustments to a policy site where time or resource

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Urban Nature: Connecting Cities, Nature and Innovation (MOOC)

How can nature help us design and build our cities? Nature-based solutions have the potential to provide multiple benefits across a range of sustainability challenges facing cities. This course will explore nature-based solutions in cities in Europe and around the world. It will connect together

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Innovation Pathways for Urban Forests

Urban forest is an emerging concept which not only incorporates trees, but other vegetation in streets, parks, plazas, river embankments, wetlands, railway corridors, community gardens, and on buildings as well as the soil and water that supports them. Urban forests have been around for generations

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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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Go Green

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

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The United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration Strategy

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development seeks to end poverty, conserve biodiversity, combat climate change and improve livelihoods for everyone, everywhere. These objectives, encapsulated in 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are unlikely to be met unless ecosystem degradation is stopped

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Conserving tropical biodiversity via market forces and spatial targeting

Successful conservation on private land depends on three factors: the conservation effectiveness for the target species; the private costs in reduced productivity; and the private benefits that conservation provides, for example, by enhancing the value of remaining production. Research on palm-

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Strengthening equity in the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: a guide for negotiators

The post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) will be a major milestone in global agreements on biodiversity conservation, setting international ambition for the next decade. This guide is intended to support Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) who wish to see strengthened

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A practical guide to using co-production for nature-based solutions

This guidebook offers a practical approach and toolbox for designing and implementing your own co-production processes. It presents co-production as a new governance approach for working on nature-based solutions in cities and offers a practical framework for designing your own co-production

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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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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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A Framework for Measuring and Reporting of Climate-related Physical Risks to Built Assets

In August 2021, UKGBC launched the Measuring and Reporting Climate-related Physical Risks task group in response to the upcoming mandatory disclosure of climate-related risks. For large organisations and financial institutions within the UK, this comes into force from April 2022 in line with the

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The NetworkNature Semester on Ecosystem Restoration – Final Output Report

This report is the output document of the expert input to the NetworkNature Semester Theme on Ecosystem Restoration. It provides an overview of the work carried out during the Ecosystem Restoration Semester, describes current work on ecosystem restoration based on experiences presented and

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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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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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OpenNESS Synthesis paper: Sustainable ecosystem management

Sustainable Ecosystem Management (SEM) is one of the 'four challenges' for ecosystem services (ES) addressed by OpenNESS; the others relate to human well-being, competitiveness and governance. The challenge is to manage ecosystems in such a way that they can sustainably deliver an optimal

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