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: Climate Change
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Designing marine protected area networks to achieve fisheries, biodiversity, and climate change objectives in tropical ecosystems: A practitioner guide (2013)
Overfishing, degradation and loss of key habitats due to local and global threats are undermining food security, livelihoods and long term sustainability of tropical marine ecosystems. If well designed, marine protected areas (MPAs) can reduce loc...
14 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English The economic effects of climate change (2009)
Greenhouse gas emissions are fundamental both to the world's energy system and to its food production. The production of C02, the predom inant gas implicated in climate change, is intrinsic to fossil fuel combus tion; specifically, thermal energy ...
10 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English SEYCHELLES DEBT CONVERSION FOR MARINE CONSERVATION AND CLIMATE ADAPTATION (2017)
NatureVest, the conservation investing unit of The Nature Conservancy (TNC), structured a groundbreaking debt conversion for marine conservation and climate adaptation with the Seychelles government. TNC created the Seychelles Conservation and Cli...
04 Sep 2018 by eve - report - English CONNECTING BIODIVERSITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION (2009)
Key Messages from the Report of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change
22 Aug 2018 by natalie Amazon-Caribbean Twinning Exchange Experience Note
Once the learning exchange was completed, the participating IW Projects developed an Experience Note. This knowledge product is shared on our website to enable the entire IW community to benefit from the lessons learned during the exchange.
22 Aug 2018 by natalie Amazon-Caribbean Twinning Exchange Proposal Form
This proposal form provides information on why an exchange was proposed, the learning objectives, expected outputs/outcomes, as well as how the projects plan on sustaining their partnership.
30 Apr 2018 by eve - outreach-material - English Strengthening the GEF Marine and Coastal portfolio - GEF LME:LEARN Services brochure
A key element of improved ocean governance is mainstreaming cooperation and coordination between Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs), Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) and Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) projects with ove...
26 Mar 2018 by eve - presentation The history of the climate-water relationship
Presentation by Dr. Ulrike Pokorski da Cunha at the 8th World Water Forum, Brasilia , 22 March 2018
. Session: International Cooperation as key factor 
to address the Water and Climate Relationship.
29 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - report - project: 3589 Final Report on the Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment in the NE Coast of Sabah: Turtle Islands Park and Tun Mustapha Park and Climate Change VA in the NE Coasts of Sabah: Options for CCA Strategies for Turtles Nesting and Hatchling
Coastal regions, particularly small islands and sensitive coastal ecosystem are known to be highly vulnerable due to climate change, based on global and regional models. Small islands, such the Turtle Islands in the east coast of Sabah, and coasta...
28 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - report - project: 3589 Oceanographic Study of Turtle Islands Marine Park
This study was conducted to gather information from past studies related to physical oceanography in TIP, to facilitate a field survey of the reef balls that possibly produce a negative impact on the islands, to measure current speed and direction...
26 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - outreach-material - project: 3589 Practical ways to slow down climate change 2 (English)
This poster lists five small steps that every person can do to reduce their carbon footprint. This is the design for the Philippine audience
26 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - report - project: 3589 Turtle Islands Wildlife Sanctuary Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
This study included the assessment of natural disaster risks, including earthquakes and soil liquefaction, in addition to typhoons, floods, rain-induced landslides, storm surges, and sea level rise. The assessment profile serves as a basis to form...
12 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - report - project: 3589 Vulnerability Assessment and Climate Change Adaptation in South Minahasa
The Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle: Southeast Asia (CTI–SEA) is an ADB regional technical assistance project (RETA 7813) designed to assist Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines (CT3) in implementing the Coral Tri...
11 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - report - project: 3589 Climate Change Vulnerability and Disaster Risk Assessment Study of Balabac Municipality, Palawan
This study recommends appropriate climate change adaptation and risk reduction measure to help address present and potential climate related problems in the municipality. This includes floods, storm, surges, landslides, and sea level rise. The stu...
08 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - outreach-material - project: 3589 Practical Ways to Slow Down Climate Change (English)
This poster lists five small steps that every person can do to reduce their carbon footprint.
08 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - outreach-material - project: 3589 Practical Ways to Slow Down Climate Change (Bahasa Indonesia)
This poster lists five small steps that every person can do to reduce their carbon footprint.
27 Nov 2017 by lmcaballero - publication - project: 3589 Beacons: Stories from the Coral Triangle – Philippines
This book is about outstanding partners who have succeeded in overcoming challenges and made a difference in their communities. It features community champions from the municipality of Taytay and Balabac in Palawan, Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga...
11 Sep 2017 by eve - publication Climate projections for selected large marine ecosystems (2010)
In preparation for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) modeling centers from around the world carried out sets of global climate simulations under various emission scenarios with a total of 23 couple...
11 Sep 2017 by eve - publication Rapid warming of Large Marine Ecosystems (2009)
The need to understand local effects of global climate change is most urgent in the Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) since marine ecosystem-based management requires information on the LME scale. Reported here is a study of sea surface temperature (...
08 Sep 2017 by eve - publication Patterns of interannual climate variability in large marine ecosystems (2014)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the vulnerability of the Brazilian andwestern African Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) to local and remote forcing, including the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) regime shift. The analyses are based on t...

 

 

 

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