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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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Reviewing the policy context for EbA

This video highlights relevant policies to EbA and discusses the importance of aligning EbA projects with such policies. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Role of Islamic Capital Market Instruments in Sustainable Development

Islamic capital markets have demonstrated unprecedented success in generating finance for corporate and public sectors. Sukuk (Islamic bonds) have been a particularly important Islamic capital market…

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Protecting wetlands by changing cropping practices on private land, using behavioural insights

With a drying climate, cropping poses risks to wetlands and swamps. While laws exist to protect wetlands on private land, in the absence of significant enforcement resources and/or a shared…

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Our Ocean: A Finite Resource

In this chapter we learn about the enormous contribution of fish and seafood to human nutrition, what the ocean provides us, and how its resources are finite. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Q&A | Alexandra Gillies | 2018 Apr. 27

Alexandra Gillies of the Natural Resource Governance Institute answers questions on the natural resources economy in the Natural Resources course. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Q&A | Lise Johnson | 2018 Mar. 6

Lise Johnson answers questions about investing in natural resources and the extractives sector for global sustainable development. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Sam Szoke-Burke | 2019 Jul. 3

Sam Szoke-Burke answers questions on the natural resources economy and implications in the Natural Resources course. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Nicolas Maennling | 2018 Nov. 20

Nicolas Maennling answers questions about how we can use natural resources as a transformational opportunity to support global development. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Elizabeth McGrath | 2018 Nov. 6

Elizabeth McGrath answers question about how countries translate natural resource wealth into sustainable development outcomes. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Implementing SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy

SDG 7 seeks to ensure universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy. In this video, we talk to Jukka-Pekka Niemi, Marketing Manager of the Finnish company Wärtsilä…

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Introducing SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy

SDG 7 seeks to increase the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency, enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to…

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Implementing the SDGs

Preparing for Implementation: In this chapter, we will discuss how a country should prepare to implement the SDGs, which requires the complex tasks of program design, budgeting, financing, service…

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Economic Development an Environmental Degradation

Brief review of Korea’s economic growth and development experience. This module is a 4-chapter series overviewing Korea’s rapid economic development experiences through the simultaneous…

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Q&A | Daniel Kaufmann | 2020 May 26

The live Q&A session took place on May 26, 2020, and answered questions related to the natural resource governance in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Daniel Kaufmann is President…

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Q&A | Bill McKibben | 2019 Mar. 28

In this Q&A from the Climate Action MOOC, author and environmental activist Bill McKibben discusses the need for fossil fuel divestment and how best to engage the public in the movement to end…

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