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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
01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Island Innovations
This publication showcases some of the most successful approaches and achievements emerging from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and zooms in on a range of actions, including conservation and sustainable use of critical marine and coastal re...
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.
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English [CCRES Tools] Coastal Protection (overview and download link)
Coastal Protection is a web-based tool that allows users to identify which coral reefs protect shorelines from coastal erosion, and assess which reefs best protect key coastal infrastructure and communities, to help guide management decisions.
20 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English CCRES Reef React (User guide and example data)
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 Coastal Protection
Coastal Protection is a web-based tool that allows users to identify which coral reefs protect shorelines from coastal erosion, and assess which reefs best protect key coastal infrastructure and communities, to help guide management decisions. Thi...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] VOLUME 5: The Open Ocean — Status and Trends
Volume 5 presents the results of a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean, prepared in partnership with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC/UNESCO, lead), the European Commiss...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - English [TWAP] Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 5: The Open Ocean — Status and Trends (English)
The Open Ocean Assessment provides a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean through the themes of governance, climate change, ocean ecosystems, fisheries, pollution, and integrated assessment of the hu...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - French [TWAP] La haute mer - État et tendances - RÉSUMÉ À L’INTENTION DES DÉCIDEURS
L’évaluation de la haute mer consiste en un premier examen des questions associant le bien-être humain à l’état de la haute mer qui porte sur les thèmes de la gouvernance, des changements climatiques, des écosystèmes océaniques, des pêches, de la ...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - Spanish [TWAP] El mar Abierto - Situación y Tendencias - RESUMEN PARA RESPONSABLES DE POLÍTICAS
La evaluación del mar abierto examina, a modo de referencia, una serie de cuestiones en las que el bienestar humano se vincula al estado de los océanos abiertos a través de temas como la gobernanza, el cambio climático, los ecosistemas de los océa...
07 Jun 2019 - report - Chinese Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 5: The Open Ocean — Status and Trends (Chinese)
The Open Ocean Assessment provides a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean through the themes of governance, climate change, ocean ecosystems, fisheries, pollution, and integrated assessment of the hu...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - Chinese [TWAP] Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 5: The Open Ocean — Status and Trends (Chinese)
The Open Ocean Assessment provides a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean through the themes of governance, climate change, ocean ecosystems, fisheries, pollution, and integrated assessment of the hu...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - Arabic [TWAP] Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 5: The Open Ocean — Status and Trends (Arabic)
The Open Ocean Assessment provides a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean through the themes of governance, climate change, ocean ecosystems, fisheries, pollution, and integrated assessment of the hu...
07 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4489 - Russian [TWAP] Summary for Policy Makers - VOLUME 5: The Open Ocean — Status and Trends (Russian)
The Open Ocean Assessment provides a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean through the themes of governance, climate change, ocean ecosystems, fisheries, pollution, and integrated assessment of the hu...
29 May 2019 - report - project: 4856 - English [ABNJ Ocean partnerships] Impact of climate change on tropical tuna species and tuna fisheries in Pacific Island waters and high seas areas (Report)
Report on the impact of climate change on tropical tuna species and tuna fisheries in Pacific Island waters and high seas areas (modelling the effects of climate change on tuna abundance in areas beyond national jurisdiction), developed for Conser...
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English Coastal blue carbon ecosystems: Opportunities for Nationally Determined Contributions. Policy brief
This policy brief examines the existing Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and ratified National Determined Contributions (NDCs) with regard to the inclusion of specific efforts addressing blue carbon ecosystems, namely mangroves...
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English Blue Carbon - Nationally Determined Contributions Inventory (Appendix to: Coastal blue carbon ecosystems)
This appendix provides an inventory of the existing Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and ratified National Determined Contributions (NDCs) submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that inc...
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English National Blue Carbon Policy Assessment - Ecuador
This report traces the policy, legal, and regulatory context for coastal “blue carbon” ecosystems – namely mangroves, salt marshes, and seagrasses – in ECUADOR and is one in a series of five country reports to be undertaken as part of the UNEP/GEF...
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English National Blue Carbon Policy Assessment - Madagascar
This report traces the policy, legal, and regulatory context for coastal “blue carbon” ecosystems – namely mangroves, salt marshes, and seagrasses – in MADAGSACAR and is one in a series of five country reports to be undertaken as part of the UNEP/...
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English National Blue Carbon Policy Assessment - Mozambique
This report traces the policy, legal, and regulatory context for coastal “blue carbon” ecosystems – namely mangroves, salt marshes, and seagrasses – in MOZAMBIQUE and is one in a series of five country reports to be undertaken as part of the UNEP/...
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English National Blue Carbon Policy Assessment - United Arab Emirates - Summary
Much work has been done on advancing and implementing conservation efforts in blue carbon ecosystems (mangroves, seagrasses and saltmarshes) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI), Environme...

 

 

 

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