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Filter: Ecosystem services
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 - English [CCRES] Site report: Selayar, 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...
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 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Progress update: Overcoming coastal zone problem by understanding socio-ecological systems
A progress update on the systems analysis project, including the SESAMME tool and system models for priority issues. Published in January 2016.
26 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Progress update: Developing a model to generate economic insights into local economies
A progress update on the Bio-LEWIE modelling project (fisheries and tourism). Published in January 2016.
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...
25 Jun 2019 - report - project: 4690 - English [CCRES] Progress update: Studying the value of seagrass to human health, seaweed farming
A progress update on research into seagrass filtration services for moderating human, coral reef and seaweed diseases in coastal Indonesia. Published in January 2016.
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English [CCRES Tools] Ecosystem-based Business Development (EbBD) Approach for Coastal Communities (overview and download link)
The EbBD Approach is a process that uses ecosystem services and biodiversity as part of an overall sustainable development strategy, to help support sustainable livelihoods and local economic development in low resource coastal communities.
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English [CCRES Tools] Eco-Biz Challenge (overview and download link)
The Eco-Biz Challenge is business plan competition, including business skills training, to encourage businesses that are environmentally and socially sustainable.
20 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English CCRES Ecosystem-based Business Development (EbBD) Approach for Coastal Communities
The EbBD Approach is a process that uses ecosystem services and biodiversity as part of an overall sustainable development strategy, to help support sustainable livelihoods and local economic development in low resource coastal communities.The EbB...
20 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English CCRES Eco-Biz Challenge
The Eco-Biz Challenge is business plan competition, including business skills training, to encourage businesses that are environmentally and socially sustainable. WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT PARTS TO IT? A business plan competition, business skills tra...
04 Dec 2018 - publication - English UNEP guidance toolkit on value transfer (2004)
The purpose of this guidance manual is to show how the value of ecosystem services can be estimated and incorporated into decision making. Specifically, it is designed to help a broad audience of conservation managers, government officials, privat...
04 Dec 2018 - manual - English Environmental Economics for Marine Ecosystem Management Toolkit
The purpose of this toolkit is to show how environmental economic methods can be used to produce information to support decision-making in the context of LME, MPA, ICM, MSP and climate change adaptation.
16 Nov 2018 - presentation - English Session 3: Presentation of the LME:LEARN Toolkits’ Platform (Trumbic, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Ivica Trumbic, GEF LME: LEARN.
16 Nov 2018 - presentation - English Session 3: Demonstration exercise using the toolkits platform. Participants will break into several groups (Degger, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Natalie Degger, GEF LME/IW:LEARN.
18 Sep 2018 - publication - English Sea sick? Setting targets to assess ocean health and ecosystem services (2012)
The benefits provided by a healthy ocean are receiving increasing attention in policy and management spheres. A fundamental challenge with assessing ocean health and ecosystem services is that we lack a scientific framework for expressing ecosyste...
18 Sep 2018 - publication - English An overview of valuation techniques for ecosystem accounting (2013)
The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the key challenges that will arise in attempts to measure the benefits derived from non-market environmental goods for incorporation in an extended set of national accounts.
17 Sep 2018 - publication - English Eco4Biz: Ecosystem services and biodiversity tools to support business decision-making. Version 1. (2013)
All businesses impact and depend on nature. Nature provides goods and services that are often referred to as ecosystem services. Measuring and assessing these services in order to understand, and uncover some potentially unseen, business risks and...
17 Sep 2018 - report - English An experimental framework for ecosystem capital accounting in Europe. Technical Report No 13/2011.
Ecosystem accounts are being developed as part of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounts which aims at supplementing the UN System of National Accounts with information on the environment and natural capital. The purpose is to broaden the s...

 

 

 

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