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Case Study: Restoration by design in Inner Mongolia

This video presents a case study featuring a land restoration project executed by The Nature Conservancy. The project engaged with local communities in Inner Mongolia that suffer from severe land…

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EbA in action: Examples from different ecosystems

This video provides examples of EbA measures that can be implemented in different ecosystems, including coastal areas, forests and grasslands, amongst others. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Implementing SDG 15: Life on land

SDG 15 focuses on the preservation and sustainable management of terrestrial ecosystems. One target of SDG 15 is the sustainable management of forests, including actions to halt deforestation,…

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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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Inclusive action: Youth

This video is the second video of unit 4 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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El bosque tropical amazónico

Este vídeo es la cuarta lección del curso Nuestro Futuro, creado por el Centro de Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible y la Universidad de los Andes. Aprende más aquí:…

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Sustainable Forest Management

This chapter from our course on terrestrial ecosystem management explores the potential negative effects of extracting forest products. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Supply Chain Solutions to Deforestation: Evidence from Brazil

In this chapter, Natalie Walker discuss supply chain solutions to deforestation. International corporations have adopted zero-deforestation policies in groups, but can they actually make a…

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The Amazon Rainforest: The Bolsa Floresta Program

The Bolsa Floresta Program started in 2007 as a public policy program for the state of Amazonas focused on the reduction of deforestation. It has four components: income generation, social…

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Evaluation of Public Policies for SDG 15

This chapter focuses on three of the main targets of SDG 15, which are to halt deforestation and ecosystem degradation, promote sustainable management of both terrestrial ecosystems and inland…

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Evaluation of Projects and Programs Related to SDG 15

This chapter discusses the evaluation of projects and programs from a perspective of the project cycle and the policy cycle; we have problems that emerge in society, groups that identify these…

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The Holistic Design of Public Policies for SDG 15

In this chapter, Virgilio Viana discusses holistic approaches to the design of public policies policies for sustainable development using his experience as state secretary in the state of Amazonas.…

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Putting Sustainable Forest Management Into Action

This chapter serves as a conclusion to the course From the Ground Up: Managing and Preserving Our Terrestrial Ecosystems. Professor Virgilio Viana invites students to be active actors in taking care…

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Integrating SDG 15 Into Local, National, and Development Strategies

While almost every country in the world has a ministry of environment, these are not particularly powerful, so sustainable development must be an integrated effort across the entire government.…

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Designing Participatory Methods in Landscape Management

This chapter explores the different approaches for participatory methods to design sustainable development solutions. There are three types of participatory methods: cosmetic, utilitarian, and…

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From Strategy to Action in Sustainable Land Management

This chapter discusses how to move from strategic thinking to into action using the motto of the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation: think big, start small, and move fast. A strategy that is borrowed…

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