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EbA and Biodiversity

This video is the fourth of four mandatory insight unit videos which provide a deep dive into cross-cutting topics of EbA. In this video, participants learn about the role of biodiversity and…

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Introduction to EbA monitoring and evaluation

This video introduces participants to monitoring and evaluation (M&E), its importance in EbA projects and associated challenges. Four steps for designing and implementing M&E for EbA are also…

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Key takeaways: From Theory to Practice: Implementing EbA

This video highlights the main takeaways about Implementing EbA. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Key takeaways: EbA Valuation

This video highlights the main takeaways about EbA Valuation. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Conceptualising an EbA project

This video guides participants through the conceptualisation process of an EbA project and necessary components to include. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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EbA in the context of sustainable development

To distinguish EbA from similar approaches and enhance understanding of the concept, EbA is placed in the context of sustainable development. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Introducing SDG 15: Life on land

Terrestrial ecosystems are all ecosystems on land. Human activities have many adverse effects on terrestrial ecosystems. We are cutting down forests, contributing to desertification, and massively…

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Reconnecting Human Development to the Biosphere

The biosphere is a thin layer around the Earth that hosts life. In the 1980s, ecological economics tried to reconnect land to economics through the creation of natural capital, the green economy, and…

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Teleconnections and Inconvenient Feedbacks

In the Anthropocene, we are entering a realm where interconnectedness translates into teleconnections, in which changes in one part of the world impact other parts of the world and can trigger…

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Financial Resources for Achieving SDG 15

Market signals are not adequate to motivate market participants to protect biodiversity, which is a public good, or an externality, so biodiversity conservation can’t be left up to the…

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Payment for Environmental Services

Payment for Environmental Services (PES), created by Ronald Coase, is a valuation concept scheme that grew out of concern about deforestation and led to wide-scale adoption of the Integrated…

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Valuing Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem services can be divided among those that are provisioning; those that produce market goods that are consumed by human beings; those that regulate the provision of other services by…

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Ocean Evolution

This chapter examines ocean evolution on long geographic timescales. The oceans are by far the largest ecosystem on earth and they are three dimensional in contrast to the two dimensions on land.…

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