Wetlands

A wetland is a distinct ecosystem that is flooded by water, either permanently or seasonally, where oxygen-free processes prevail. The primary factor that distinguishes wetlands from other land forms or water bodies is the characteristic vegetation of aquatic plants, adapted to the unique hydric soil. Wetlands play a number of functions, including water purification, water storage, processing of carbon and other nutrients, stabilization of shorelines, and support of plants and animals. Wetlands are also considered the most biologically diverse of all ecosystems, serving as home to a wide range of plant and animal life. Whether any individual wetland performs these …

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UN launches the first artificial intelligence tool for rapid natural capital accounting

UNEP · 29 April 2021 English

will track the extent, condition and services provided by nature’s ecosystems – such as forests and wetlands – in the form of physical and monetary accounts and indicators. The adoption of the SEEA Ecosystem


Prevention and Control of COVID-19 through WASH and Health initiatives in Secondary …

ADB · 27 April 2021 English

Environmental Assessment and Review Frameworks (EARF) outline procedures for the preparation of environmental assessment documents for a project. This document dated April 2021 is provided for the ADB project 55060-001 …

heritage of the country. 8 Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Convention) 1987 Parties to conserve and wisely use wetlands (i.e., maintaining their ecological character) will not support components that will locate in wetlands and other protected areas of the country. Convention


“They’ll run you over anyhow”: The impacts of the mine in Kaunisvaara …

SEI · 26 April 2021 English

This report presents the impacts of the Kaunis iron mine on Muonio Sámi Reindeer Herding District in Sweden. The report is in Swedish, with a summary in English.

https://www.sei.org/projects-and-tools/projects/arctic-wetlands-ecosystems/ https://www.sei.org/featured/new- van-kaunisvaara-muonio-sameby-en/ 6/6 Arctic Wetlands Ecosystems – AWERRS Project Climate Governance https://www.sei.org/projects-and-tools/projects/arctic-wetlands-ecosystems/ https://www.sei.org/projects-and-tools/projects/ https://www.sei.org/projects-and-tools/projects/arctic-wetlands-ecosystems/ https://www.sei.org/featured/new-


Strengthening MSME Cluster Ecosystem Through Institutional Network of Enterprise Development Centers: Draft …

ADB · 25 April 2021 English

Program safeguard systems assessments are prepared under results-based lending programs to assess positive and negative impacts and risks related to the environment, resettlement, and indigenous peoples. This document dated April …

national parks, sanctuaries, and bio-reserves; and wetlands; (ii) any protected monuments of archeological national parks/sanctuaries/bio-reserves; and wetlands; (ii) coastal areas; (iii) any protected Applicability 3. Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2019 (hereinafter Wetlands Rules) under has notified Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017 (hereinafter Wetlands Rules) under framework for conservation and management of wetlands in India. • MoEF&CC • wetland authorities


EU climate action in ocean governance and fisheries policy

EPRS · 22 April 2021 English

Marine resources are a vital and growing source of food for human consumption, while oceans also play an important role in climate regulation. Scientific evidence shows that the climate system …

solutions, and the mapping and monitoring of coastal wetlands for preservation and their role as carbon sinks


Assam Skill University Project: Design and Construction of Assam Skill University Campus …

ADB · 19 April 2021 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated April …

tiger reserves, bio-spheres, forests, etc.), wetlands, mangroves, or estuaries in or near the ASU site convention/agreements including Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, 1971, Convention on World Cultural and Natural because ASU site is not close to any notified wetlands and cultural and natural heritage sites,


Partial Credit Guarantee Facility for Uzbekistan Solar PPP Program: Initial Environmental Examination

ADB · 19 April 2021 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated April …

associated with either mountainous terrain or wetlands, and support ecosystems that differ fundamentally legally protected areas. The protected areas, wetlands, mangroves, forest formations, wildlife sanctuaries Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs), protected areas, wetlands, feeding areas, lake or ponds, as per national/international plantations, reclaimed coastal zones, and reclaimed wetlands." Paragraph 13. “Natural habitats are areas associated with either mountainous terrain or wetlands, and therefore support ecosystems that differ


Exploring the future of fishery conflict through narrative scenarios

SEI · 12 April 2021 English

Increased human activity in our oceans and global climate change are projected to spark, or exacerbate, fishery conflict but there exist no future projections of this that take into account …

Africa Eastern Africa Western Africa Arctic Wetlands Ecosystems – AWERRS Project Climate Governance https://www.sei.org/projects-and-tools/projects/arctic-wetlands-ecosystems/ https://www.sei.org/projects-and-tools/projects/ https://www.sei.org/projects-and-tools/projects/arctic-wetlands-ecosystems/ https://www.sei.org/cookies/


From Alpha Century to Viral World: The Raisina Young Fellows Speak

ORF · 11 April 2021 English

The Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and ZEIT-Stiftung are delighted to publish this compilation of essays titled, From Alpha Century to Viral World: The Raisina Young Fellows Speak. This is a …

thawing soil, creating vast craters, lakes, wetlands, landslides, eroding mountains and coastlines


Panj-Amu River Basin Sector Project: Farhad, Seyaab, Shorab and Sharawan 1 & …

ADB · 9 April 2021 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated April …

Convention on Wetlands (1975) – promotes conservation and sustainable use of wetlands; (iii) Basel Convention on Wetlands (1975) – promotes conservation and sustainable use of wetlands; (iii)


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