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Search or browse through our library of existing resources on sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity. Entries include scientific articles, reports, policy briefs, webinars, videos, and more. To view a particular resource, click on its name below.

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Impacts of Sand and Dust Storms on Oceans
UNEP
Documents, Online database/library
2020

Sand and dust storms (SDS) are common in deserts and semi-deserts when strong winds blow over dry soils with little or no vegetation....

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RESOURCE EFFICIENCY AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Edgar Hertwich, Reid Lifset, Stefan Pauliuk, and Niko Heeren.
Documents, Online database/library
2020

In 2019, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) published the tenth edition of its Emissions Gap Report, which revealed that the world must...

6820
GOALS AND COMMITMENTS FOR THE RESTORATION DECADE
Annelies Sewell; Stefan van der Esch
Documents, Online database/library
2020

The multiple benefits of restoration, from local to global scales, are reflected in the array of global and regional goals for...

6819
RISING TO RESILIENCE How Water Stewardship Can Help Business Build Climate Resilience
Alexis Morgan, Nicole Tanner, David Kuhn, Ulrike Sapiro
Documents, Online database/library
2020

Water risks affect all businesses, regardless of their reliance on water. Climate change will accelerate and amplify these risks and...

6818
HANDBOOK ON THE USE OF BIODIVERSITY SCENARIOS
Goudeseune, L., Solerød, M., Aleksandrova, M., Asanica et al.
Documents, Online database/library
2020

Scenarios have been recognised as a powerful tool for exploring plausible future dynamics and uncertainty in complex systems. Yet,...

6699
IPBES WORKSHOP ON BIODIVERSITY AND PANDEMICS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
IPBES
Documents, Online database/library
2020

The IPBES Bureau and Multidisciplinary Expert Panel, in the context of the extraordinary situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and...

6678
Living with plague: Lessons from the SovietUnion’s antiplague system
Susan D. Jones, Bakyt Atshabar, Boris V. Schmidd et al.
Documents, Online database/library
2019

Zoonoses, such as plague, are primarily animal diseases that spill over into human populations. While the goal of eradicating such...

6657
Selection of pesticides to reduce human and environmental health risks: a global guideline and...
Paul C Jepson, Katie Murray, Oliver Bach, Maria A Bonilla, Lars...
Documents, Online database/library
2020

Background: Pesticides present widespread risks to human and environmental health, yet selection criteria for endusers that factor in...

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