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In situ monitoring of mountain glaciers: experiences from mountain ranges around the world and recommendations for the Hindu Kush HimalayaInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Mountain glaciers are important climate indicators and glaciers are considered essential climate variables (ECV) by the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS). Understanding glacial change is necessary to predict future water availability, to assess potential hazards, and to estimate the contribution of glacier melt to sea level rise (Vaughan et al., 2013).DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017In the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), countries have initiated their work on REDD+ safeguards but no country has yet made a formal submission to the UNFCCC.DocumentFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2016This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing sea-level rise and its impacts, and then, in turn, their relationship and interaction with the criteria of statehood, human rights and mobility.DocumentCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2016This policy note shares insights from CICERO's experience in producing over 60 second opinions.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2015If the world is to decisively deal with climate change, every source of emissions and every option for reducing these should be scientifically evaluated and brought to the international community’s attention.DocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2016Sense of ownership is often advocated as an argument for local participation within the epistemic development and nature conservation communities. Stakeholder participation in initiating, designing or implementing institutions is claimed to establish a sense of ownership among the stakeholders and subsequently improve the intended outcomes of the given institution.Document
The ocean and us: how healthy marine and coastal ecosystems support the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development GoalsGRID Arendal, 2015The ocean has been a cornerstone of human development throughout the history of civilization. People continue to come to the coasts to build some of the largest cities on the planet, with thriving economies, culture and communities. Ocean and coastal ecosystems provide us with resources and trade opportunities that greatly benefit human well-being.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2016The shallow coral reefs that we all know, are like the tip of an iceberg - they are the more visible part of an extensive coral ecosystem that reaches into depths far beyond where most people visit. The invisible reefs, known as mesophotic coral ecosystems (MCEs) are widespread and diverse, however they remain largely unexplored in most parts of the world. With the global climate heDocument
Implication of participatory forest management on Duru-Haitemba and Ufiome Forest reserves and community livelihoodsAJ, 2016The fate of the forest is usually connected with forest management systems, societal demands as well as exposure to major disturbances such as wildfires, heavy browsing animals.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2016Tanzania launched a series of REDD+ pilot projects in 2009 with the goal of testing approaches to reducing deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). These projects, funded by the government of Norway experimented with a range of different approaches to protect forests, while supporting livelihoods and local economic development.