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An interactive bibliography of publications about nature-based solutions
“Healthy ecosystems underpin healthy, resilient nations and communities, and we cannot achieve our Sustainable Development Goals without safeguarding nature” Achim Steiner, UNDP (2017)
Land-based conservation and restoration has the potential to provide over 30% of the cost-effective climate change mitigation needed between now and 2030
Most nations agree that nature is a major ally in the fight against climate change but policy ambition must be matched by robust targets
Natural coastal wetlands prevented $625M property damage during Hurricane Sandy in NE USA in 2012
Loss of coral reefs would double damage from coastal flooding and triple destruction by storms
Nature-based climate solutions must be grounded in sound biodiversity science
Ecosystem and biodiversity scientists must work closely with policymakers to identify meaningful climate adaptation targets that benefit both people and ecosystems
All NbS Target
Climate change adaptation (238)
Climate change mitigation (81)
Disaster risk reduction (139)
Ecosystem health (96)
Food and water security (104)
Human well-being & development (111)
All NbS Approach
Area-based approaches (36)
Climate adaptation services (1)
Community-based adaptation (14)
Ecosystem-based adaptation (156)
Ecosystem-based management (39)
Ecosystem-based mitigation (54)
Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (88)
Ecological engineering (17)
Ecological restoration (76)
Forest landscape restoration (9)
Infrastructure-related approaches (25)
Nature-based solutions in general (10)
Natural resource management (13)
Nature-based agricultural systems (53)
All Major Habitat Types
Artificial Landscapes – Aquatic (5)
Artificial Landscapes – Terrestrial (97)
Not Applicable (51)
All Geographical Regions
Asia & Pacific (79)
Latin America & Caribbean (42)
Not Applicable (100)
North America (41)
West Asia (5)
Showing 348 publications
Frontiers in alley cropping: Transformative solutions for temperate agriculture
Wolz, K.J. et al.
Global Change Biology
Potential for Conservation Agriculture in the Dry Marginal Zone of Central Syria: A Preliminary Assessment
Lalani, B. et al.
Investing in Natural and Nature-Based Infrastructure: Building Better Along Our Coasts
Sutton-Grier, A.E. et al.
Economic viability of the national-scale forestation program: The case of success in the Republic of Korea
Lee, J. et al.
Climate-smart agroforestry: Faidherbia albida trees buffer wheat against climatic extremes in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia
Sida, T.S. et al.
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
A socio-eco-efficiency analysis of integrated and non-integrated crop-livestock-forestry systems in the Brazilian Cerrado based on LCA
Costa, M.P. et al.
Journal of Cleaner Production
The future of tropical forests under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Swamy, L. et al.
Journal of Sustainable Forestry
Adaptation and poverty reduction in Mozambique: an opportunity for developing countries to lead
Quinn, C.F. et al.
Farmers’ Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change and Their Implications in the Zou Department of South Benin
Fadina, A. M. R. and Barjolle, D.
Adaptation to climate change in rainfed agriculture in the global South: soil biodiversity as natural insurance
Sidibé, Y. et al.
Modeling current and future freshwater inflow needs of a subtropical estuary to manage and maintain forested wetland ecological conditions
Baustian, M. M. et al.
Optimization schemes for grassland ecosystem services under climate change
Hao, R. and Yu, D.
Exploring adaptation strategies of coffee production to climate change using a process-based model
Rahn, E. et al.
Agroforestry enables high efficiency of light capture, photosynthesis and dry matter production in a semi-arid climate
Zhang, D. et al.
European Journal of Agronomy
Results of a paired catchment analysis of forest thinning in Turkey in relation to forest management options
Yurtseven, I. et al.
Science of the Total Environment
Local food production in a subarctic Indigenous community: the use of willow (Salix spp.) windbreaks to increase the yield of intercropped potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) and bush beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)
Barbeau, C. D. et al.
International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability
The effect of application of organic manures and mineral fertilizers on the state of soil organic matter and nutrients in the long-term field experiment
Menšík, L. et al.
Journal of Soils and Sediments
Effect of species composition on ecosystem services in European boreal forest
Journal of Forestry Research
The global flood protection savings provided by coral reefs
Beck et al.
Thinning increases tree growth by delaying drought-induced growth cessation in a Mediterranean evergreen oak coppice
Cabon A. et al.
Forest Ecology and Management
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