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Climate Change Adaptation


Elsevier -22 hours ago

Seed origin drives differences in survival and growth traits of cork oak (Quercus suber L.) populations

Publication date: 15 September 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 448Author(s): Teresa Sampaio, Elsa Gonçalves, Maria S. Patrício, Tânia M. Cota, M. Helena AlmeidaAbstractCork oak (Quercus suber L.) has a high ecological and social value and supplies raw materials for the cork industry, a relevant contributor to the economies of Mediterranean countries. Understanding the adaptati...

WRI -2 days ago

Local Communities Aren’t Just Climate Victims. They’re Climate Adaptation Leaders

Local Communities Aren’t Just Climate Victims. They’re Climate Adaptation Leaders Comments|Add Comment|PrintCommunity farming in Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photo by Russell Watkins/Department for International Development “Poor and vulnerable” is a common refrain in climate change stories. It’s a phrase used with good reason, to highlight how climate change disproportionately af...

WRI -2 days ago

Transformative Adaptation in Livestock Production Systems

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Elsevier -1 week ago

Microclimate edge effect in small fragments of temperate forests in the context of climate change

Publication date: 15 September 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 448Author(s): Jeňýk Hofmeister, Jan Hošek, Marek Brabec, Radomíra Střalková, Pavla Mýlová, Martin Bouda, Joseph L. Pettit, Miloš Rydval, Miroslav SvobodaAbstractA long-distance edge effect influences structure of species-rich plant communities in temperate forest fragments surrounded by an agricultural landsc...

IISD -2 weeks ago

Guest Article: Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Helping Nature Help People Adapt to Climate Change and Deliver SDGs – Filling the Knowledge Gaps

Ecosystem-based Adaptation is critical for achieving the SDGs in a changing climate. The GEF-funded project, ‘Ecosystem-based Adaptation through South-South Cooperation,’ piloted on-the-ground EbA interventions in Mauritania, Nepal and Seychelles. An EbA South report identifies EbA knowledge gaps, and highlights a range of tools for planning and implementation of EbA measures....

Elsevier -3 weeks ago

Strong contribution of rapid urbanization and urban agglomeration development to regional thermal environment dynamics and evolution

Publication date: 15 August 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 446Author(s): Zhaowu Yu, Yawen Yao, Gaoyuan Yang, Xiangrong Wang, Henrik VejreAbstractUrbanization has significantly transformed natural surfaces into impervious surfaces, which has subsequently disturbed the balance of the global surface thermal energy. However, key landscape dynamic transfer processes that can affect l...

CBD -4 weeks ago

How Fiji is using built and natural infrastructure for climate adaptation

The sea around Lautoka City, Fiji's second-largest urban area, is rising 6 millimeters per year....

INBAR -4 weeks ago

Study Tour 2019 Inter Africa Bamboo Smallholder Development Programme

Find out what a group of representatives from Madagascar, Cameroon, Ghana and Ethiopia learnt on a comprehensive study tour of Ethiopia's bamboo industry, led by INBAR's East Africa Regional Office based in Addis Ababa. The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and rattan for inclusive, green developm...

INBAR -4 weeks ago

International Day of Biological Diversity 2019 - #ThinkBamboo #IDBD2019

A short animation for 2019's International Day of Biological Diversity. The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and rattan for inclusive, green development. We research and strengthen the global knowledge base for bamboo and rattan and raise awareness of their use for: ♣Climate Change Adaptation a...

INBAR -4 weeks ago

Upcoming Bamboo Symposium in Colombia - Bambú y Guadua El Futuro para Colombia (28 May)

INBARLAC representative Pablo Jacome will be present at a bamboo symposium in Colombia on 28 May 2019. The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and rattan for inclusive, green development. We research and strengthen the global knowledge base for bamboo and rattan and raise awareness of their use for: ...

ICRAF -1 month ago

PHOTOSTORY: AGROFORESTRY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

World Agroforestry has been working with farmers on adaptation (and mitigation thanks to the deployment of deep-rooted perennials) and sharing the results for many years. Spices and fruit agroforestry in India, ICRAF South Asia Region. Ziziphus mauritiana (also... The post PHOTOSTORY: AGROFORESTRY AND CLIMATE CHANGE appeared first on Agroforestry World....

CI -1 month ago

Oceans and Climate Manager

Oceans and Climate Manager Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.   POSITION SUMMARY: Over the last 10 years, CI has developed a comprehensive Blue Climate program spanning over 2...