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EUROPEAN POLICY BRIEF
 
This policy brief summarises the findings of the MEMOLA project with regard to the impact of European water policy on the water cultural heritage associated with historical irrigation systems. The brief also presents...

Water issues in Latin America are the focus of 3 papers in this Open Issue.

One shows how water privatization in Chile has dispossessed indigenous people of their water rights, threatening uniquely biodiverse high-altitude wetlands; one reevaluates the FAO 56 PM...

The Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) International Project Office is filling the position of a Science Officer (60-80%) located at the Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern (Switzerland).
 
GMBA is a platform for...

Two job vacancies at the Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institute, Hamburg, Germany within the interdisciplinary research project “LaForeT-Landscape Forestry in the Tropics” which will be implemented in different countries across the...

The world’s regions are in the frontline in the battle against climate change – that was the message sent from a conference of local authorities in Lyon, France last week (World ...

Illegal logging in Ghana is partly a problem of poverty. Changing the policy environment — especially enforcement to combat illegal logging — has proved to be important over the years, but needs to be complemented by offering alternative income opportunities to illegal activities to...

The goal of reaching an ambitious globally binding climate agreement by 2015 is one of the key challenges that the international community needs to address. Issues on how private finance can be linked to public funding structures to ensure sufficient funding for mitigation and...

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is a mitigation instrument that creates a financial value for the carbon stored in standing forests. The purpose of REDD+ is to provide incentives for developing countries to mitigate forest-related emissions and...

Resilient Cities - The Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation - is the global platform for urban resilience and climate change adaptation, hosted every year in Bonn. It was first launched in 2010 with the goal of connecting local government leaders...

We hereby announce the launch of a new online knowledge platform called Climate Policy Info Hub, accessible at: http://climatepolicyinfohub.eu

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