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Category: Research Org.
Last checked: 2014/10/26 16:59:51
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Global environmental outlook 5: environment for the future we want (2012/6/15)
The fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5) analyses the state, trends, outlook and responses to environmental change. It assesses progress towards meeting internationally agreed goals and identifies gaps in their achievement. The outlook examines t ...
Reefs at Risk Revisted (2012/3/23)
Like the original Reefs at Risk, this study evaluates threats to coral reefs from a wide range of human activities. It also includes an assessment of climate-related threats to reefs. In addition, Reefs at Risk Revisited includes a global assessment ...
Resuscitating the Sundarbans: customary use of biodiversity&traditional culture practices in Bangladesh (2012/3/20)
The study is participatory work of different research wings, local communities of Sundarban. It explores the crisis already has created in mantaining biodiversity in sundarban due mismanagement and over exploitation of the resources there. If such ki ...
Integrating protected areas into climate planning (2012/2/28)
Though protected areas have increased considerably over the last 130 years, there are several troubling trends, including national and regional disparities, ecological gaps, a decline in the growth of new protected areas, and problems with ineffectiv ...
Geographical indications, in situ conservation and traditional knowledge (2012/2/28)
Geographical indications (GIs) have been a neglected area in the various fora addressing biodiversity and intellectual property. This policy brief focuses on basic GI concepts and the overall conclusion of the overview of over 30 GI cases. The docum ...
Bridging the gap on intellectual property and genetic resources in WIPO’s Intergovernmental Committee (IGC) (2012/2/26)
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) committee on intellectual property and genetic resources (IGC) was created in 2000. This report argues that the IGC has an historic opportunity to contribute towards providing meaningful responses ...
Sundarbans: future imperfect climate adaptation report (2012/2/21)
The eco-region of Sundarbans is unique and fragile because it is one of the most extensive mangrove forests in the world. This report describes the Sundarbans region and the impacts of climate change using evidence from the people who live there, sci ...
Wildlife-human interactions: from conflict to coexistence in sustainable landscapes. A cooperative research project between India and Norway (2011/9/27)
Reports on a project which sought to understand the dynamics of wildlife human interactions in India and Norway (in a sample of multiuse landscapes) and to develop mechanisms of coexistence suitable to the countries. The project focussed on species ...
High mountain glaciers and climate change: challenges to human livelihoods and adaptation (2011/8/26)
Climate change is causing significant mass loss of glaciers in high mountains worldwide. This report calls for accelerating research, monitoring and modeling of glaciers, snow and their role in water supplies. Although glacier systems are inherently ...
Agriculture biodiversity and food security: two sides of a coin (2011/8/25)
This research paper explains the relationship between food production and agricultural biodiversity, and analyses the impact of indiscriminate loss of agricultural biodiversity on food security. Bangladesh has been suffering from food shortage for it ...
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