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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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Case Study: Ecosystem service valuation in Tanna, Vanuatu

This video presents a case study on cost-benefit analysis conducted Griffith University to determine the importance of EbA strategies, such as community conservation and agricultural extension, in…

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Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience - Trailer

Nature offers many solutions for reducing the impacts from disasters and climate impacts. This may include protecting forests on steep slopes, maintaining sand dunes along coastlines, wetlands to…

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Nature’s Solutions for Planetary Health: A case study from Borneo

This video is the second video of unit 1.1 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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The Saemaul Movement and Reforestation

Korea’s reforestation model is recognized globally as a success. The importance of reforestation is increasing because of global climate change. The transformation of ruined forests into dense…

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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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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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Agroforestry Systems

Agroforestry systems (SAF) can take various forms and combinations of species and strategies of cultivation of the species of interest, but in general is a form of land use that combines cultivation…

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Forest Certification

Forest certification is a means of ensuring that forests continue to provide ecosystem services and social benefits long-term in a way that is credible to consumers who are involved in the supply…

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Terrestrial and Inland Freshwater Ecosystems, Part I

This chapter looks into different types of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and differing definitions of ecosystems, including: A human-determined transition between different types of…

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Terrestrial and Inland Freshwater Ecosystems, Part II

Terrestrial ecosystems have very close connections with inland freshwater ecosystems in terms of both flora and fauna; to protect a fishery, protect a flooded forest. Forests that occur alongside…

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Human Dimension of Ecosystem Protection and Management, Part I

The human dimension of terrestrial ecosystems is often neglected or poorly addressed. Virgilio Viana argues that the best long-term solution for good stewardship of these ecosystems is to make…

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