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Synthesis report on experiences with ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Lo, V.

Content type: Bulletin

This report is a review and synthesis of global experiences on ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation (EbA) and to disaster risk redu...

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Drought risk reduction in agriculture: a review of adaptive strategies in East Africa and the Indo-Gangetic Plain of South Asia.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Cenacchi, N.

Content type: Bulletin

This report is a component of the Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) - funded project "Impacts of Climate Extr...

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Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Europe: enhancing coherence of the knowledge base, policies and practices.

Published online: 11 Apr 2018

Content type: Bulletin

This report assesses current practices and level of know-how, and highlights emerging innovative tools national, regional and local authorities are us...

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Strengthening institutional capacity for disaster management and risk reduction through climate-resilient agriculture.

Published online: 23 Oct 2019

Authors: Babu, S. C. & Pinto, A. de & Paul, N.

Content type: Bulletin

The frequency of natural disasters, especially storms and floods, has been increasing globally over the last several decades. Developing countries are...

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Using forest ecosystems to build resilience in Chile.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Authors: Reid, H. & Podvin, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) is an increasingly popular and tested strategy among governments looking for the best ways to help their people adapt...

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Social protection in the face of climate change: principles and financing mechanisms.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Carter, M. R. & Janzen, S. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate risk is an important driver of long-term poverty dynamics, especially in rural regions. This paper builds a dynamic, multi-generation househol...

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Pastoralism in Africa's drylands: reducing risks, addressing vulnerability and enhancing resilience.

Published online: 27 Feb 2019

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Authors: Osman, A. M. K. & Olesambu, E. & Balfroid, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The paper analyses factors that undermine the pastoral livelihoods resilience and the implications of these factors for the viability of pastoralism. ...

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Best-practice forestry management delivers diminishing returns for coral reefs with increased land-clearing.

Published online: 05 Jan 2021

Authors: Wenger, A. S. & Harris, D. & Weber, S. & Vaghi, F. & Nand, Y. & Naisilisili, W. & Hughes, A. & Delevaux, J. & Klein, C. J. & Watson, J. & Mumby, P. J. & Jupiter, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protection of coastal ecosystems from deforestation may be the best way to protect coral reefs from sediment runoff. However, given the importance of ...

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Optimising the spatial planning of prescribed burns to achieve multiple objectives in a fire-dependent ecosystem.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Williams, B. A. & Shoo, L. P. & Wilson, K. A. & Beyer, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is potential for negative consequences for the ecological integrity of fire-dependent ecosystems as a result of inappropriate fire regimes. This...

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Empirical determination of severe trauma in seals from collisions with tidal turbine blades.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Onoufriou, J. & Brownlow, A. & Moss, S. & Hastie, G. & Thompson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tidal energy converters (turbines) are being developed in many countries as part of attempts to reduce reliance on hydrocarbon fuels. However, the mov...

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