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Intangible cultural heritage, natural disasters and climate change

This chapter discusses how the knowledge and practices related to living heritage can contribute to biodiversity conservation, sustainable use of natural resources and enhancing environmental…

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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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Nature’s solutions to landslides

This video is the first 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 | Thomas Lassourd | 2018 Mar. 13

Thomas Lassourd with the Natural Resources Governance Institute answers questions about the module on fiscal regimes. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Michael Ross | 2016 Sep. 22

Michael Ross, a professor at UCLA, answer questions on the ethics of importing natural resources from countries without strong regulations, the political factors that influence resource extraction,…

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Disasters and Public Health

Disasters of various kinds, including hurricanes, monsoons, earthquakes, and landslides, poses a public health emergency. In this video, Professor K. Sinrath Reddy addresses how these disasters…

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Nature-based Solutions: Resilience

This chapter summarizes the information on different water related natural disasters, focusing on the relationship between nature-based solutions and ecosystems, risk and disaster management, and…

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Urban Risks and Vulnerabilities

This video is part of Module 3: How can we reduce urban poverty and make cities inclusive and safe? Urban poverty is also one of the most challenging issues in development exacerbated by issues…

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Entering the Anthropocene

Science indicates that although the Holocene is our desired state, we have moved into the Anthropocene. Human influence has constituted a force of change that is, in pace and magnitude, larger than…

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Mediating Natural Resource Conflicts

How can mediation be used to resolve natural resource-related conflicts? This chapter addresses when mediation is appropriate, how it can be most effectively undertaken, and the potential for…

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Vulnerability and 'Natural' Disasters

Sarah Bradshaw discusses the concept of disaster and its imapct on vulnerable populations. First, she stipulates that there is no such thing as a natural disaster; there are natural hazards, like…

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Gendered Experiences of Disaster

There is very little information about who makes up the casualties of disasters, but some have suggested that women are 14 times more likely to die during an event in unequal societies. This is most…

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Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace - Trailer

Environmental peacebuilding has emerged as a new frontier in interdisciplinary studies. It offers a conceptual and operational framework to understand the positive peacebuilding potential of natural…

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Extreme Weather Projections

Looks at the projections for extreme weather events not yet discussed in the module as climate change continues. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Tropical Cyclone and Hurricane Projections

Looks at the projections for future tropical cyclones and hurricanes, using the embedded model approach to look at how climate change will affect these events. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Threats from the Sea Bed

What is a tsunami and how does it occur? 80 percent of tsunamis are produced when earthquakes displace the sea floor, and the rest are from landslides underwater. There are experiments being done now…

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