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Filter: Climate Change
27 Jun 2020 - publication - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Climate Change Adaptation: Taking a proactive approach towards mainstreaming long-term climate change adaptation strategies
Across the world’s 66 Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs), anthropogenic climate change is already having profound impacts to terrestrial, coastal, and marine environments. Unfortunately, the impacts of climate change have already begun to manifest in ...
18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Third IMO GHG Study 2014 Executive Summary and Final Report
This study of greenhouse gas emissions from ships (hereafter the Third IMO GHG Study 2014) was commissioned as an update of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Second IMO GHG Study 2009. The updated study has been prepared on behalf of...
18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Ship Emissions Toolkit Guide No.3: Development of a National Ship Emissions Reduction Strategy
The Ship Emissions Toolkit provides a structured framework as well as decision support tools for evaluating emissions reduction opportunities in maritime transport. It offers guidance to countries seeking to develop and strengthen national policy ...
18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Ship Emissions Toolkit Guide No.2: Incorporation of MARPOL Annex VI into National Law
The Ship Emissions Toolkit provides a structured framework as well as decision support tools for evaluating emissions reduction opportunities in maritime transport. It offers guidance to countries seeking to develop and strengthen national policy ...
18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Ship Emissions Toolkit Guide No.1: Rapid Assessment of Ship Emissions in the National Context
The Ship Emissions Toolkit provides a structured framework as well as decision support tools for evaluating emissions reduction opportunities in maritime transport. It offers guidance to countries seeking to develop and strengthen national policy ...
22 Apr 2020 - newsletter - project: 4932 - English [GEF IWEco] IWEco:Link - Volume 3, Issue 1 (March 2020)
In this issue: Local communities benefit from Small Grants Programme collaboration with IWEco; Table A: GEF Small Grants Projects in support of the IWEco project (funded by GEF IWEco); IWEco TT Quarry Rehabilitation Champions have Graduated!; SDG ...
22 Apr 2020 - newsletter - project: 4932 - English [GEF IWEco] IWEco:Link - Volume 2, Issue 4 (December 2019)
In this issue: Conserving Cuba’s Rich Biodiversity through the IWEco Approach; IWEco Promotes Citizen Science – for Engagement, Education and Monitoring; Quarry Rehab Initiative Ventures into the Private Sector – The IWEco:TT and Carib Glassworks ...
27 Mar 2020 - publication - English The Value of a River Basin Approach in Climate Adaptation
Climate change is having major impacts on water resources, affecting the quantity, quality and timing of water flows in many places. These changes are likely to increase as climate change advances. Taking a holistic river basin approach to climate...
22 Nov 2019 - other - French Fiche de contrôle pour l'intégration du genre et du changement climatique dans les projets
La Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD) a adopté une politique en matière de genre, qui définit l’engagement de la Banque à promouvoir la prise en compte de la problématique hommes-femmes comme moyen de favoriser la réduction de la pauvr...
02 Nov 2019 - publication - English New elevation data triple estimates of global vulnerability to sea-level rise and coastal flooding
AUTHORS: Scott A. Kulp & Benjamin H. Strauss. ABSTRACT: Most estimates of global mean sea-level rise this century fall below 2 m. This quantity is comparable to the positive vertical bias of the principle digital elevation model (DEM) used to ass...
20 Oct 2019 - publication - English Means and Long-Term Trends of Global Coastal Zone Precipitation
AUTHOR: Scott Curtis ABSTRACT: Precipitation in the coastal zone is important to the socio-economic and ecological well-being of the world. Meteorologically, precipitation is generated by unique mechanisms at the land-sea interface, which is w...
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...
20 Oct 2019 - publication - English Stopping Overexploitation of Living Resources on the High Seas
AUTHOR: Robert J. Hofman ABSTRACT: This paper reviews the provisions and efforts to implement the 1946 International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW) and the 1980 Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resourc...
19 Oct 2019 - publication - English An Introduction to Marine Spatial Planning
AUTHOR: Charles N. Ehler ABSTRACT: Competition and confl ict for space and resources characterizes the oceans of the Coral Triangle. Because of some of the highest rates of population growth and increasing food and development needs, these wat...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Dynamic Flood Modeling Essential to Assess the Coastal Impacts of Climate Change
AUTHORS: Patrick L. Barnard, Li H. Erikson, Amy C. Foxgrover, Juliette A. Finzi Hart, Patrick Limber, Andrea C. O’Neill, Maarten van Ormondt, Sean Vitousek, Nathan Wood, Maya K. Hayden and Jeanne M. Jones ABSTRACT: Coastal inundation due to se...
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...
15 Oct 2019 - report - English A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience
AUTHOR: Global Commission on Adaptation ABSTRACT: This report focuses on making the case for climate adaptation, providing specific insights and recommendations in key sectors: food security, the natural environment, water, cities and urban ar...
04 Oct 2019 - presentation - English [LME21] Special Presentation - 'REVOCEAN: Potential for a partnership'
Presented by Alex David Rogers, REVOCEAN, during the special presentation on 'REVOCEAN: Potential for a partnership.' This highlights research priorities for the LME projects especially in relation to plastic pollution, overfishing and environment...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME12] Summary Report
The Twelfth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs), convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and...
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...

 

 

 

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