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: Adaptation
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 ...
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...
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...
02 May 2019 - publication - English Bridging climate science, law, and policy to advance coastal adaptation planning
AUTHORS: J.Reiblich, E.Hartge, L.M.Wedding, S.Killian, G.M.Verutes. ABSTRACT: Rising seas, more frequent storms and other climate-driven coastal hazards necessitate adaptation planning measures to protect people and property. To date, coastal vuln...
23 Apr 2019 - experience-notes - project: 2600 - English [MedPartnership] Building coastal resilience in Šibenik-Knin County in Croatia - Coastal Plan
The Coastal Plan, as foreseen by the ICZM Protocol, recommends ways to increase the resilience of coastal zone and sustainability of its development. It addresses the planning process defined in the MedPartnership project and is supported by PAP/R...
04 Jan 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 (Information Paper)
Information paper 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...
04 Sep 2018 - 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
24 May 2017 - publication A governance perspective on the large marine ecosystem approach (2009)
The large marine ecosystem (LME) concept and approach has had a global impact on marine ecosystem-based management. The LME approach provides a framework for assessing and monitoring LMEs and is based on five modules: productivity, fish and fisher...
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