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The social-ecological system in the study of Poznań’s integrated geography

The article presents the contribution of the Department of Integrated Geography of the Adam Mickiewicz University in the development of methodological framework and practical applications within the concept of the social-ecological system. The ongoing work focuses on several research fields. They

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Nature-based solutions to climate change mitigation and adaptation in urban areas

This report summarises much of the work done by the German Federal Agency of Nature Conservation (BfN) in cooperation with the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ and the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) in the frame of a research and development project on

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Addressing climate change in cities: Policy instruments to promote urban nature-based solutions

This guidance document responds to gaps and highlights a range of policy and supporting instruments relevant for NBS design, implementation and maintenance. Policy instruments include regulations, strategies, programmes, action plans and financial incentives. Each instrument is briefly described

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The URBES project - European URban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

This animated movie entitled “What’s the role of nature? Scientists at the URBES project inspire sustainable urban planning for people and nature” shows the results of the ‘Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services’ (URBES) research project funded by BiodivERsA. It presents the key research

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National decarbonisation plan: Government of Costa Rica

The National Decarbonization Plan is a response to the request of the President of the Republic of Costa Rica, Mr. Carlos Alvarado Quesada, to prepare a strategic document that would offer a Roadmap with key actions to consolidate the process towards the decarbonization of the Costa Rican

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Conserving tropical biodiversity via market forces and spatial targeting

Successful conservation on private land depends on three factors: the conservation effectiveness for the target species; the private costs in reduced productivity; and the private benefits that conservation provides, for example, by enhancing the value of remaining production. Research on palm-

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OneMap from Ecometrica

A diverse business with global operations and land-based assets faces a number of reporting challenges. Management teams need fast access to data that is locked away in departmental silos, inaccessible and unusable. Even with close links to these departments, gathering all the information needed to

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EmissionFactors.com

EmissionFactors.com taps into the most powerful environmental database in the world, powered by Ecometrica. Over the years, we've spent thousands of hours searching for and cataloguing emission and conversion factors and still do it on a regular basis. The accuracy of our data is very

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Nature In All Goals

Nature is essential to achieving all the Sustainable Development Goals. It provides us with vital resources such as food, air, water, and energy. In addition, nature can be harnessed to create solutions to the challenges set out in the SDGs, solutions that are positive for social, economic,

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GIB SmartScan

Increase your infrastructure project’s attractiveness to investors in only a few steps. The GIB SmartScan allows you to assess your infrastructure projects based on its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues and helps to efficiently flag risks and opportunities for improvements of your

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The BUFFER project - how research allowed classifying Marine Protected Areas for better clarity in the sustainable use of natural resources and conservation of biodiversity

The BUFFER project has been awarded the second edition of the BiodivERsA Prize for Excellence and Impact, highlighting its excellent achievements in terms of advancing science and practice of biodiversity and ecosystem services. The project was funded under the 2011-12 BiodivERsA joint call on “

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Sistema de monitoreo de la biodiversidad y los servicios de los ecosistemas en el cantón de Curridabat

Acomienzos del 2015, el cantón de Curridabat desarrollo su visión o modelo de desarrollo denominado Ciudad Dulce, que a la vez se constituyo en la base del Plan de Gobierno Multidimensional. Impulsado por el municipio local busca beneficiar 75.000 habitantes residentes a través de la creación y

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Protecting the Amazon can protect the Climate

Amazon Protected Areas are key in helping communities and nature adapt to a changing climate. They build resilience to climate change globally, mitigate the impacts of climate events, ensure the provision of ecosystem services and protect biodiversity. Protected Areas should be included in climate

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SOLUCIONES BASADAS EN LA NATURALEZA PARA LA GESTIÓN DEL AGUA

Las SbN apoyan una economía circular, restauradora y regeneradora por diseño, y fomentan una mayor productividad de los recursos para reducir su desperdicio y evitar la contaminación, incluso a través de la reutilización y el reciclaje de los mismos. Las SbN también respaldan los conceptos de

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The Biohut

The Biohut is an artificial fish nursery meant to equip port infrastructures such as docks, pontoons or dikes. By providing food and shelter to the young fish, it restores the ecological nursery function that was lost when natural shallow coastal water were turned into urban environment. The

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Biodiversity Quality Calculator - Measuring Impacts on Biodiversity

The Biodiversity Quality Calculator is an online tool currently in development. It aims to provide comprehensive and robust biodiversity indices, including biomass, species rarity and population evenness. We are currently developing an online tool which allows data to be uploaded to the platform,

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Guiding document for urban development in Europe: The New Leipzig Charter

The charter focuses on the common good and local authorities that are able to act. This is also reflected in the title “The transformative power of cities for the common good”. The charter provides a strategic compass by which communities, Cities and metropolises of all EU member states can host.

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The World Cities Report 2020: The Value of Sustainable Urbanisation

The World Cities Report 2020 shows that the intrinsic value of sustainable urbanisation can and should be harnessed for the wellbeing of all. The Report provides evidence and policy analysis of the value of urbanisation from an economic, social and environmental perspective, including the

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Conservación de la biodiversidad en el ciclo integral del agua.

La finalidad de esta guía es fomentar el desarrollo de iniciativas que favorezcan la conservación y la restauración de la biodiversidad en instalaciones del ciclo del agua y su entorno. Estas se componen de estaciones de depuración, de potabilización y otras infraestructuras vinculadas al ciclo del

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Activity Report 2019: Spanish network of cities for climate

This Activity Report sets out the actions carried out by the Spanish Network of Cities for Climate during 2019 and the first quarter of 2020, according to the work plan set out in the Resolution on the grant under article 22.2.C) of the General Subsidies Law between the Ministry for

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