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Background Reading: Innovative tools for valuing ecosystems, sustaining business and promoting change - Capturing Coral Reef & Related Ecosystem Services (CCRES) project

17 Apr 2018

The Capturing Coral Reef & Related Ecosystem Services (CCRES) project is working to ensure the long-term sustainability of coastal ecosystems with models, tools and knowledge products to support planning.

The tools have been developed by multi-disciplinary teams that include scientists, policy-makers, businesses and other experts from a range of fields. They are the result of collaboration between leading centres of discovery, learning and engagement in North America, Australia and the East-Asia Pacific region, and specifically alongside partners in Indonesia and the Philippines.

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This guide outlines the suite of CCRES’s innovative tools that demonstrate the link between healthy coral reef, seagrass and mangrove ecosystems, and community wellbeing. These tools include policy briefs; software programs, models and application...