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Changing Ecosystems

We don't have one planet for humans and another for other species. If we wish to avoid pandemics from zoonoses, such as COVID-19 and other types of influenza, we must address direct and indirect…

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Designing EbA M&E: Operationalising monitoring and evaluation

This video is the third in a four-part series that guides participants through a four-step process on how to design and implement monitoring and evaluation in EbA projects. In this video,…

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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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Elements of EbA: EbA is part of an overall adaptation strategy

This video is the third in a three-part series that covers the elements of EbA. In this video, participants learn about the third element of EbA and its two associated qualification criteria. This…

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Nature-based Solutions Nuts & Bolts

This video is the first video of unit 2.2 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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Nature’s solutions to landslides: a case study from Colombia

This video is the second video of unit 1.2 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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Q&A | Raf Tuts | 2017 Jan. 28

Raf Tuts, Director of the Programme Division of UN Habitat, answers questions related to land management and planning and environmental planning more broadly. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Land Management and Planning

This video is part of Module 2: What makes a city function? land management and planning, challenge of slums, public space and mixed use, international guidelines on territorial planning. This video…

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Novel Entities

Novel entities refer to the release of chemical pollution into the environment, which signals a focus on the role of human-caused changes that fundamentally change biogeochemical, ecological, and…

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Case Study: Land as a Conflict Driver in Sierra Leone

In this case study, learn how land – along with challenges such as ethnic and religious divisions and weak governance – shaped the civil war in Sierra Leone. It considers land as a…

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Mitigation on Land and the SDGs, Part I

In this chapter, Michael Obersteiner discusses mitigation on land in the wider framework of the Sustainable Development Goals. He proposes some ways to convert landscapes so that they contribute to…

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The Need to Reduce Uncertainties in Global Land Use Information

In this chapter, Steffen Fritz talks about the need to reduce uncertainties in global land-use information. Information about global pressure points can be retrieved using remote sensing information,…

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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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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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Fragmentation and Landscape Management

The consequences of habitat fragmentation are huge but they accumulate over time. Thomas Lovejoy uses the example of the Forest Fragments Project from the Amazon, which took three plots of land that…

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Coastal Systems: Physical and Socioeconomic Dimensions

The coast is an important boundary; it’s a physical boundary, a conceptual boundary, and a jurisdictional boundary. Using the definition of the coast as the place where the land meets the water…

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