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An explanatory guide to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing

The main goal of this Explanatory Guide is to facilitate the understanding of the legal obligations of the Parties under the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (ABS) to the Convention on Biological Diversity. This publication serves as an adaptable tool for future ABS capacity-building and awareness raising initiatives, as well as an important reference for countries in their efforts to implement the Nagoya Protocol and operationalize ABS in practice.

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An explanatory guide to the Nagoya Protocol on access and benefit-sharing
 

Una mirada integral a los bosques del Perú

El documento presenta información general sobre el Perú, con datos económicos y de población; luego contiene una breve caracterización de los bosques peruanos y la población asociada, una reseña sobre el marco legal e institucional vigente; así como una síntesis de las principales iniciativas, públicas y privadas, que promueven la gestión de los bienes y servicios de los bosques.

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Una mirada integral a los bosques del Perú
 

Promoting local innovations (PLI) for community-based climate change adaptation in coastal areas: a facilitator's guide to the PLI workshop

This guide for the Promoting Local Innovations (PLI) workshop has been developed to provide conservation and development practitioners working with coastal communities with an interactive and participatory tool that they can use to promote local innovations for climate change adaptation. The objective of such a workshop is to facilitate a social learning process between different stakeholder groups in order to identify and promote local innovations for climate change adaptation in form of community driven action plans.

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Promoting local innovations (PLI) for community-based climate change adaptation in coastal areas
 

Mammifères marins et tortues marines de la Méditeranée et de la mer Noire

Cette publication présente l’information sur l’état de conservation des mammifères marins et des tortues marines qui habitent la Méditerranée et la mer Noire. Nous abordons également les menaces principales qui affectent leur survie et leur croissance, en incluant aussi des recommandations pour une meilleure protection de ces espèces. Vous y trouverez détails concernant les espèces résidentes, les espèces de passage et les espèces erratiques.

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Mammifères marins et tortues marines de la Méditerranée et de la mer Noire
 

Nature resilience : organising ecological restoration by partners in business for next generations

This paper proposes the creation of a practical international mechanism for creating collaborative partnerships between stakeholders such as scientists, NGOs, foundations, local authorities, and the business community. The proposed mechanism Nature Resilience would initiate and organise tailor-made ecological restoration partnerships between companies and stakeholder groups, wherein the explicit goal would be the restoration of millions of hectares of ecosystems in cooperation with local people, farmers and NGOs, in a way that conforms to international established guidelines.

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Nature resilience
 

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