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  • Jeanette Koelsch: climate change and indigenous culture in Alaska

    17.11.2016

    Jeanette Koelsch is the Superintendent of Bering Land Bridge National Preserve in Alaska, USA. Jeanette is a strong voice for both protected areas and for communities in the region. As an Alaskan Native she has strong personal connections with the...

  • Safety net: climate change response and recovery in northern Panay, Philippines

    17.11.2016

    Typhoon Haiyan wrought destruction in the Philippines exactly three years ago, in November 2013. The island communities of northern Panay were particularly hard-hit. Recovery efforts relied heavily on coastal resources, and especially on fish for subsistence...

  • The IUCN Green List and Climate Change

    17.11.2016

    Protected and conserved areas have a critical role to play in mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change, and in reducing the risk of disasters caused by natural hazards and severe climate events. The IUCN Green List Standard contributes to advancing...

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