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    Downstream impacts of water pollution in the Upper Citarum River, West Java, Indonesia: economic assessment of interventions to improve water quality

    Description
    This report discusses the economic impact of water pollution in the Upper Citarum River in Indonesia and then goes on to describe the development of a methodology for valuing this impact. It makes a number of recommendations for interventions that could be implemented in order to improve water quality, which it argues that, as well as being better for public health, would also have a number of economic benefits. It provides a breakdown of the potential cost of these interventions and compares this against projected economic benefits. This report was published by the World Bank in 2013.
    Author
    Asian Development Bank
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/17750
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    Drawing down N2o to protect climate and the ozone layer

    Description
    This report provides an overview of the role of nitrous oxide in climate change and ozone layer depletion and the benefits of reducing nitrous oxide from agricultural sources, industry and fossil fuel combustion, biomass burning in landscape fires and household stoves and wastewater and aquaculture. This report was published by UNEP in 2013.
    Publisher
    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
    http://www.unep.org/pdf/UNEPN2Oreport.pdf
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    East Asian forests and forestry to 2020: subregional report of the second Asia-Pacific forestry sector outlook study

    Description
    This report attempts to define the future for the forestry sector in East Asia up to the year 2020, examining China as the location of the largest forest cover in the region and considering the pressure of China's expanding economy and demand and the increased capacity for production on its forest resources. This report includes chapters on the subregional profile, the current state of the forestry sector, key drivers of change to the year 2020, probable scenarios, forestry implications under various scenarios and preparing for a greener economy. This report was published by the FAO in 2010.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/013/i1888e/i1888e00.pdf
  4. Title

    Ecolabelling and fisheries management

    Description
    This document explores the process of ecolabelling, including what ecolabelling is, certification currently applied to developing country fisheries, ecolabelling and international trade and the importance of ecolabelling with respect to other management initiatives.
    Publisher
    The WorldFish Center
    http://www.worldfishcenter.org/resource_centre/WF_368.pdf
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    Economic analysis of climate change adaptation strategies in selected coastal areas in Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam

    Description
    This report examines the impacts of three climate change hazards affecting coastal communities (typhoons/flooding, coastal erosion and saltwater intrusion) in Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines, analyzing planned adaptation options and autonomous responses of households, to understand the risks associated with climate change and to be able to address the risks more efficiently. This report was published by The WorldFish Center in 2013.
    Author
    M. L. Perez; A. J. U. Sajise; P. J. B. Ramirez; J. K. B. Arias; A. H. Purnomo; S. R. Dipasupil; P. A. Regoniel; K. A. T. Nguyen; G. J. Zamora
    Publisher
    The WorldFish Center
    http://www.worldfishcenter.org/resource_centre/WF-2013-32.pdf
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    Economic gains of improving soil fertility and water holding capacity with clay application: the impact of soil remediation research in Northeast Thailand

    Description
    This report assesses the results of the Soil Remediation Research Project in Northeast Thailand, which demonstrated and promoted the application of clay technology as a quick and cost-effective means of improving the fertility and water holding capacity of sandy soils. This report was published by IWMI in 2009.
    Author
    Rathinasamy Maria Saleth; Arlene Inocencio; Andrew Noble; Sawaeng Ruaysoongnern
    Publisher
    International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.130
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    Economic valuation of water resources in agriculture: from the sectoral to a functional perspective of natural resource management

    Description
    This report introduces the concept of water resources management and the issues associated with it and then goes on to discuss how the economic valuation of water resources can have a positive impact on these issues. The report provides a description of the use of water in agriculture and its economic characteristics and then discusses the use of water resource management techniques, including water valuation, in order to encourage more efficient and sustainable use of these resources. This report was published by the FAO in 2004.
    Author
    Kerry Turner; Stavros Georgiou; Rebecca Clark; Roy Brouwer
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/007/y5582e/y5582e00.htm
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    Economics of adaptation to climate change: Vietnam

    Description
    This report assesses Vietnam's vulnerability to climate change, particularly their agriculture, aquaculture and forestry sectors and coastal ports. It includes regional and national projections of climate change and sea level rise and a social analysis of adaptation at the local level. This report forms part of the World Bank's wider study of the Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change.
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/12747
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    Engineering the climate: research questions and policy implications

    Description
    This brief report evaluates the concept of geoengineering as a method of manipulating earth's climate to minimize the effects of climate change caused by increasing levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. It discusses the purposes of geoengineering, the two types of geoengineering, geoengineering techniques, the research that has been carried out on the potential effects of geoengineering, the potential consequences and the ethical, social and political challenges. This report was published in 2011.
    Author
    Jason J. Blackstock; Nigel Moore; Clarisse Kehler Siebert
    Publisher
    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
    http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002144/214496e.pdf
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    Entrepreneur's guide to computer recycling

    Description
    This guide explains the basics of how to start a computer recycling business using environmentally sustainable methods. It discusses important issues to be considered in recycling including international regulations, social and environmental challenges and economic opportunities as well as the practical aspects of building the project such as legal structures, human resources management, facilities and utilities, cost analysis, supply management, commercial strategy, inventory management and traceability and human and environmental risk assessment. It also discusses the practical operation of this type of business including collection, refurbishment and dismantling. This guide was published in 2008.
    Author
    Benoit Varin; Pierre-Etienne Roinat
    Publisher
    Tic Ethic, UNESCO, ADEME
    http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0017/001791/179165e.pdf
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    Environmental performance rating and disclosure: an empirical investigation of China's Green Watch program

    Description
    This report assesses the impact of the Chinese environmental performance rating and disclosure program, Green Watch, as an alternative or complementary approach to conventional pollution regulation by examining pollution emissions data from rated and unrated firms before and after implementation of the program. This report was published by The World Bank in 2010.
    Author
    Yanhong Jin; Hua Wang; David Wheeler
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/3904
  12. Title

    Estimates of oil entering the marine environment from sea-based activities

    Description
    This study was carried out as part of the effort to reduce oil inputs into the marine environment from ships and other sea-based activities. It discusses the approaches to making estimates of oil inputs to attempt to improve these estimates and examines the sources of oil inputs including oil inputs from ships, exploration and production in the offshore and other inputs of oil into the sea. It was published in 2007.
    Publisher
    GESAMP (IMO/FAO/UNESCO-IOC/UNIDO/WMO/IAEA/UN/UNEP Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection)
    http://www.gesamp.org/publications/publicationdisplaypages/rs75
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    Eutrophication and hypoxia in coastal areas: a global assessment of the state of knowledge

    Description
    Eutrophication - the overenrichment of water by nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus - has emerged as a leading water quality problem. This report identifies over 415 areas worldwide that are experiencing eutrophication symptoms, and there are significant information gaps in many regions.
    Author
    Mindy Selman; Suzie Greenhalgh; Robert Diaz; Zachary Sugg
    Publisher
    World Resources Institute (WRI)
    http://www.wri.org/publication/eutrophication-and-hypoxia-coastal-areas
  14. Title

    Eutrophication: policies, action and strategies to address nutrient pollution

    Description
    This report provides an overview of the range of actions, policies and institutions around the globe that address nutrient pollution and eutrophication.
    Author
    Mindy Selman; Suzie Greenhalgh
    Publisher
    World Resources Institute (WRI)
    http://www.wri.org/publication/eutrophication-0
  15. Title

    Eutrophication: sources and drivers of nutrient pollution

    Description
    This report provides a snapshot of the sources of nutrient pollution and the corresponding socioeconomic drivers that are increasing nutrient levels in our waterways.
    Author
    Mindy Selman; Suzie Greenhalgh
    Publisher
    World Resources Institute (WRI)
    http://www.wri.org/publication/eutrophication-sources-and-drivers-nutrient-pollution
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    Experiences and lessons from the cleaner fishing harbours initiative in India

    Description
    This report presents the results of a project which took place between 2007 and 2009 in Dhamara fishing harbour in Orissa State and Mangrol fishing harbour in Gujarat State in India. This project was implemented to build the technical knowledge and institutional capacity to upgrade fishing harbours to internationally accepted standards necessary for fish quality assurance.
    Author
    Susana V. Siar; Venugopal Venkatesan; B. N. Krishnamurthy; J. A. Sciortino
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/3/a-am432e/index.html
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    Exploring linkages between national and corporate/facility greenhouse gas inventories

    Description
    This paper highlights the major differences between national and corporate/facility greenhouse gas inventories and explores potential inventory systems linkages to support the efficient use of country resources.
    Author
    Neelam Singh; Thomas Damassa; Soffia Alarcon-Diaz; Mary Sotos
    Publisher
    World Resources Institute (WRI)
    http://www.wri.org/sites/default/files/wri_ghg_inventories_final.pdf
  18. Title

    Farming the waters for people and food, Contents

    Description
    This report (in 26 parts) contains the papers presented at the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010 which provide technical information on how aquaculture could be mobilized to alleviate global poverty and to improve food and nutrition security in the coming decades. This part contains the foreword and table of contents of this report.
    Author
    Rohana P. Subasinghe; J. Richard Arthur; Devin M. Bartley; Sena S. De Silva; Matthias Halwart; Nathanael Hishamunda; C. V. Mohan; Patrick Sorgeloos (editors)
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA)
    http://www.fao.org/3/a-i2734e/index.html
  19. Title

    Farming the waters for people and food, Expert panel review 1.1: Responsible use of resources for sustainable aquaculture

    Description
    This report (in 26 parts) contains the papers presented at the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010 which provide technical information on how aquaculture could be mobilized to alleviate global poverty and to improve food and nutrition security in the coming decades. This part contains an expert panel review which examines ways to improve the sustainability of aquaculture through better use of natural resources such as water, energy and land.
    Author
    B. A. Costa-Pierce; D. M. Bartley; M. Hasan; F. Yusoff; S. J. Kaushik; K. Rana; D. Lemos; P. Bueno; A. Yakupitiyage
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA)
    http://www.fao.org/3/a-i2734e/index.html
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    Farming the waters for people and food, Expert panel review 1.2: Novel and emerging technologies: can they contribute to improving aquaculture sustianably

    Description
    This report (in 26 parts) contains the papers presented at the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010 which provide technical information on how aquaculture could be mobilized to alleviate global poverty and to improve food and nutrition security in the coming decades. This part contains an expert panel review which explores whether new technologies in aquaculture production can improve sustainability of the sector.
    Author
    Craig L. Browdy; Gideon Hulata; Zhanjiang Liu; Geoff L. Allan; Christina Sommerville; Thales Passos de Andrade; Rui Pereira; Charles Yarish; Muki Shpigel; Thierry Chopin; Shawn Robinson; Yoram Avnimelech; Alessandro Lovatelli
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA)
    http://www.fao.org/3/a-i2734e/index.html
  21. Title

    Farming the waters for people and food, Expert panel review 1.3: Aquaculture feeds: addressing the long-term sustainability of the sector

    Description
    This report (in 26 parts) contains the papers presented at the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010 which provide technical information on how aquaculture could be mobilized to alleviate global poverty and to improve food and nutrition security in the coming decades. This part contains an expert panel review which highlights the importance of using more sustainable, locally available feeds in the aquaculture industry.
    Author
    A. G. J. Tacon; M. R. Hasan; G. Allan; A.-F. M. El-Sayed; A. Jackson; S. J. Kaushik; W-K. Ng; V. Suresh; M. T. Viana
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA)
    http://www.fao.org/3/a-i2734e/index.html
  22. Title

    Farming the waters for people and food, Expert panel review 2.1: Improving aquaculture governance: what is the status and options

    Description
    This report (in 26 parts) contains the papers presented at the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010 which provide technical information on how aquaculture could be mobilized to alleviate global poverty and to improve food and nutrition security in the coming decades. This part contains an expert panel review which examines global aquaculture governance, including its current status and the role of governments in administration and regulation.
    Author
    Nathanael Hishamunda; Neil Ridler; Pedro Bueno; Ben Satia; Blaise Kuemlangan; David Percy; Geoff Gooley; Cecile Brugere; Sevaly Sen
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA)
    http://www.fao.org/3/a-i2734e/index.html
  23. Title

    Farming the waters for people and food, Expert panel review 2.2: Review on aquaculture's contribution to socio-economic development: enabling policies, legal framework and partnership for improved benefits

    Description
    This report (in 26 parts) contains the papers presented at the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010 which provide technical information on how aquaculture could be mobilized to alleviate global poverty and to improve food and nutrition security in the coming decades. This part contains an expert panel review which reviews the socio-economic impacts of aquaculture and discusses how institutional arrangements can facilitate positive development and mitigate negative impacts.
    Author
    Junning Cai; Curtis Jolly; Nathanael Hishamunda; Neil Ridler; Carel Ligeon; PingSun Leung
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA)
    http://www.fao.org/3/a-i2734e/index.html
  24. Title

    Farming the waters for people and food, Expert panel review 2.3: Investment, insurance and risk management for aquaculture development

    Description
    This report (in 26 parts) contains the papers presented at the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010 which provide technical information on how aquaculture could be mobilized to alleviate global poverty and to improve food and nutrition security in the coming decades. This part contains an expert panel review which identifies constraints on investment in aquaculture and makes recommendations for addressing these issues.
    Author
    Clem Tisdel; Nathanael Hishamunda; Raymon van Anrooy; Tipparat Pongthanapanich; Maroti Arjuna Upare
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA)
    http://www.fao.org/3/a-i2734e/index.html
  25. Title

    Farming the waters for people and food, Expert panel review 3.1: Promoting responsible use and conservation of aquatic biodiversity for sustainable aquaculture development

    Description
    This report (in 26 parts) contains the papers presented at the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010 which provide technical information on how aquaculture could be mobilized to alleviate global poverty and to improve food and nutrition security in the coming decades. This part contains an expert panel review which reviews the contribution of aquatic genetic resources for aquaculture to aquatic biodiversity.
    Author
    John A. H. Benzie; Thuy T. T. Nguyen; Gideon Hulata; Devin Bartley; Randall Brummett; Brian Davy; Matthias Halwart; Uthairat Na-Nakorn; Roger Pullin
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA)
    http://www.fao.org/3/a-i2734e/index.html

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