International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

The document library includes a wide array of outputs from projects (reports, presentations, case studies, terms of reference) as well as other content of interest to GEF International waters. Project managers and GEF International Waters staff are invited to give their feedback or submit case studies, ToRs, or other documentation to be included in the document library (info@iwlearn.org)

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Filter: Biodiversity
20 Oct 2019 - publication - English Recent Pace of Change in Human Impact on the World’s Ocean
AUTHORS: Benjamin S. Halpern, Melanie Frazier, Jamie Aferbach, Julia S. Lowndes, Fiorenza Micheli, Casey O’Hara, Courtney Scarborough, Kimberly A. Selkoe ABSTRACT: Humans interact with the oceans in diverse and profound ways. The scope, magnit...
19 Oct 2019 - publication - English High-Profile International Commitments for Ocean Protection: Empty Promises or Meaningful Progress?
AUTHORS: Kirsten Grorud-Colvert, Vanessa Constant, Jenna Sullivan-Stack, Katherine Dziedzic, Sara L. Hamilton, Zachary Randell, Heather Fulton-Bennett, Zechariah D. Meunier, Silke Bachhuber, Alissa J. Rickborn, Barbara Spiecker, Jane Lubchenco ...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Ecosystem-Based Marine Spatial Management: Review of Concepts, Policies, Tools and Critical Issues
AUTHORS: Stelios Katsanevakis, Vanessa Stelzenmüller, Andy South, Thomas Kirk Sørensen, Peter J.S. Jones, Sandy Kerr, Fabio Badalamenti, Christos Anagnostou, Patricia Breen, Guillem Chust, Giovanni D’Anna, Mike Duijn, Tatiana Filatova, Fabio Fiore...
15 Oct 2019 - publication - English A Regulation-Based Classification System for Marine Protected Areas
AUTHORS: Bárbara Horta e Costa, Joachim Claudet, Gustavo Franco, Karim Erzini, Anthony Caro, Emanuel J. Gonçalves ABSTRACT: Marine protected areas (MPAs) are a global conservation and management tool to enhance the resilience of linked social-...
15 Oct 2019 - publication - English Addressing Criticisms of Large-Scale Marine Protected Areas
AUTHORS: Bethan C. O'Leary, Natalie C. Ban, Miriam Fernandez, Alan M. Friedlander, Pablo Garcia-Borboroglu, Yimnang Golbuu, Paolo Guidetti, Jean M. Harris, Julie P. Hawkins, Tim Langlois, Douglas J. Mccauley, Ellen K. Pikitch, Robert H. Richmond a...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME11] Summary Report
The Eleventh Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 9-10 July 2009. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National Oce...
28 Aug 2019 - outreach-material - project: 2263 - English [BSERP] Final Seminar Presentation: 2007 Black Sea TDA
Showcased at the Final Seminar of the BSERP on 14-15 February 2008, Istanbul.
01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Scaling up Community Actions for International Waters Management
The GEF Small Grants Programme has supported the implementation of regional Strategic Action Programmes with 1,027 small grant projects in more than forty transboundary waterbodies around the World. SGP experience show that communities when empowe...
01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Blue Economy: Community Solutions
This publication includes examples from across different continents, ecosystems and cultures, but they all address the priorities of livelihoods and conservation in combination and bring benefits on both fronts. By giving local communities an imme...
27 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Site report: El Nido, Philippines
El Nido is a coastal municipality in the north of Palawan in the Philippines. With 18 barangays (the smallest administrative division in the Philippines) and covering 465 square kilometres, the western side of the municipality (Bacuit Bay) has bee...
27 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 [CCRES] Site report: Selayar, Indonesia (Bahasa Indonesia)
Selayar is as an archipelago of 130 islands (26 are inhabited), so the services provided by coastal ecosystems are vital for the food security, livelihoods and welfare of people in local communities. The waters of Selayar are a meeting place for c...
26 Jun 2019 - project-identification-form - project: 4690 - English CCRES Project Booklet
The CCRES Project Development Objective is to design and support the uptake of innovative models for valuing mangrove, seagrass and coral reef ecosystem services with the potential to enhance the sustainability of marine-based enterprise and marin...
26 Jun 2019 - project-identification-form - project: 4690 CCRES Project Booklet (Bahasa Indonesia)
The CCRES Project Development Objective is to design and support the uptake of innovative models for valuing mangrove, seagrass and coral reef ecosystem services with the potential to enhance the sustainability of marine-based enterprise and marin...
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English CCRES Tools & Training Guide (including download links)
A guide to the innovative tools developed by CCRES for marine planning, analysing systems, sustaining business and promoting change.
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English [CCRES Tools] Rebuilding reef fisheries with marine protected areas (MPAs) toolbox (overview and download link)
The toolbox enables coastal planners and policymakers to support decisions on the total coverage/number, placement and local size of MPAs, in order to sustain and rebuild fisheries and to protect coastal biodiversity. This PDF contains a backgroun...
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English [CCRES Tools] MPA placement optimization tool (overview and download link)
Part of the Rebuilding reef fisheries with MPAs toolbox, the MPA placement tool optimizes larval dispersal around MPAs in order to achieve flexible management objectives, including both biodiversity conservation and fishery benefits.
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English [CCRES Tools] Fish SPACE (Fisheries for Sustaining People’s Access through Conservation and Equitable Systems) (overview and download link)
Fish SPACE is a spatial planning and communication tool that includes a standalone software application, and its accompanying data preparation and user manuals.
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English [CCRES Tools] Policy brief: Priority reefs for conservation and fisheries replenishment (overview and download link)
This brief contains guidelines for prioritising which reefs are best suited to marine biodiversity conservation, versus those best used for reef fisheries.
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English [CCRES Tools] Reef React (overview and download link)
Reef React is a software-based model that helps to predict futures of coral reef ecosystems under various climate and human use scenarios to help guide policy and management interventions to reduce negative impacts.
20 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English CCRES Rebuilding reef fisheries with marine protected areas (MPAs) toolbox
The toolbox enables coastal planners and policymakers to support decisions on the total coverage/number, placement and local size of MPAs, in order to sustain and rebuild fisheries and to protect coastal biodiversity.

 

 

 

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