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    IAIA17 - Brochure

    Climate change represents a key challenge to the sustainability of global ecosystems and human prosperity in the 21st century. The impacts of climate change are predominantly adverse, exacerbating environmental and social/economic issues and challenges linked to the degradation of ecosystems; loss and change in biodiversity; desertifi cation; air, water, and land pollution and more. Climate ...

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    IAIA12 Energy Future The Role of Impact Assessment - Brochure

    CONFERENCE THEMEA defining issue throughout human history has been how societies have pursued the supply and management of energy. Our view of the world and the world economy over the last 3-4 human generations has been shaped by assumptions of infinite energy supplied primarily by fossil fuels. Impact assessments have scrutinized thousands of energy projects, but few have considered the ...

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    The State of Climate Science, The Role of Impact Assessment

    Risk in the Context of Climate Change Robert T. WatsonChief Scientific Advisor at DefraStrategic Director of the Tyndall Centre, UEAClimate Change and Environmental Assessment to be sponsored by the International Association for Impact Assessment World Bank15th November, 2010 Climate Change• Climate change is an environment, development and security issue, potentially risking undermining:– food, ...

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    Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

    GIS and Climate Change: our integrated worldJon HarrisonEnvironmental Systems Research Institute(esri)International Association for Impact AssessmentNovember 15, 2010We Live in a Rapidly Changing WorldWe Need to Change . . .. . . We Need a New ApproachFacing Increasingly Complex Problems• Growing Population• Global Warming• Social Conflicts• Resources Shortages• Loss of Biodiversity• Economic ...

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    Proposed Climate Change Law in Mexico

    Climate change, laws and public policy in MexicoCLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTLuis R. Vera, PhDWashington, DC November 2010Activities in Climate Change: MexicoMéxico has performed a series of activities to comply with its obligations under the UN ClimateChange Framework Convention or UNCCFC/CMNUCC (Articles 4.1 and 12.1).? 4th & 5th National Communications before CMNUCC? National ...

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    Climate Change and Ecosystem Services

    Photo credits: (Top) Mark Godfrey; (Bottom) Sergio Pucci; Rick McEwanClimate Change andEcosystem ServicesEvan GirvetzSenior ScientistThe Nature ConservancyGlobal Climate Change ProgramOverview1. Why ecosystem services are important2. Toward an integrated framework for ecosystem service climate change impact assessment3. Examples of tools and case-studies for assessing impacts to ecosystem ...

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    US Climate Change and National Environmental Policy Act

    icfi.com1U.S. Climate Change and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)Michael D. Smith, Ph.D.ICF InternationalFairfax, VAIAIA Special Symposium on Climate Change and Impact AssessmentThe World Bank, Washington, DCNovember 15-16, 2010icfi.com© 2006 ICF International. All rights reserved.icfi.com2National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969All agencies of the Federal Government shall ...

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    World Bank Group Climate Change Portal

    World Bank Group Climate Change Knowledge PortalFernanda Zermoglio, Ana Bucher and Vladimir StenekThe Climate is Changing• Increased incidence and intensity of weather related disasters• three times as high as at the beginning of the 1980's• Rising costs (human lives, economic)• average increases of 11 percent per year since 1980• European heatwave - 35,000 killed• Hurricane Mitch –• ...

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    Biodiversity Assessment and Climate Change

    IAIA- Special Symposium on Climate Change and Impact AssessmentNov 15-16, 2010Washington DCMonitoring and forecasting climate change impacts on biodiversity – the challenges and implications for Impact Assessment Dr Nicholas KingExecutive SecretaryGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)November 2010Current GBIF Participants55 Countries 46 International OrganisationsA global infrastructure ...

  • AerationPlus - Lake & Pond Circulators - Presentation

    For Ponds, Small Lakes & Marinas AerationPlus air powered submersible circulation systems provide a cost effective solution for improving water quality, aesthetics, and biodiversity. AP1800 / AP2800 Circulation Systems: Include air-powered circulator, air unit, air hose, timer, anchor and SS chain. The system is easy to install and maintain. The mixing unit is not visible from the surface, ...

  • Sonic Sentinel - Model M14-1 - Sound Cannon - Brochure

    An effective solution for discouraging birds and wildlife from inhabiting unsafe or undesirable locations. Sonic Sentinel provides innovative wildlife deterrents designed to specifically meet the needs of agriculture, oil and gas production, mining, aviation, waste management, and other related industries that must coexist with protected or nuisance bird and animal ...

  • Costa Rica - Sea Turtle Ecology Course Brochure

    Study an endangered reptile with a 100-million-year history. Protect critical ecosystems. Walk beneath lush rainforest canopies and learn about the immense biodiversity of tropical flora and fauna. Exchange ideas about life, science, and our shared world with Costa Rican ...

  • Ecuador - Andes to Amazon Course Brochure

    New in 2018 - EPI heads to mainland Ecuador, home to the headwaters of the Amazon and the paramo, a biodiversity hotspot in the high-elevation cloud forest. Join us to study & track spectacled bears in their remaining habitat. ...

  • Aerolaser Handheld - Portable Laser Bird Repellent - Brochure

    The surroundings of most runways are characterized by an enormous biodiversity. In the vast fields human presence is close to zero, making it an ideal habitat for birds to breed and forage. This globally recognized problem at airports can seriously jeopardize aviation safety. Effective bird control is essential to ensure aviation safety. Airports spend millions each year to keep birds at a ...

  • Bacta-Pur XLG Preactivation - Manual

    ECOPROBIOTICS, of the Bacta-Pur System, are beneficial communities of natural bacteria, which have been on earth for mi/lions of years and have been selected for their synergistic ability to biodegrade pollutants and to improve water quality. ECOPROBIOTICS increase biodiversity. Just as people take probiotic yogurt for its' ability to assure the presence of the optimal community for digestion and ...

  • Bacta-Pur - Model XLG(A) - Preactivation Manual

    ECOPROBIOTICS™, of the Bacta-Pur® System, are beneficial communities of natural bacteria, which have been on earth for millions of years and have been selected for their synergistic ability to biodegrade pollutants and to improve water quality. ECOPROBIOTICS™ increase biodiversity. Just as people take probiotic yogurt for its ability to assure the presence of the optimal community ...

  • Ecological Software Solutions Company Brochure

    We are... dedicated to improve data collection and analysis for ecological and environmental observations, including but not limited to those for researchers, biodiversity, conservation, monitoring, and protected area management. We strive to involve communities and stake holders on all levels. ...

  • Environmental Approvals

    w w w . k a s a c o n s u l t i n g . c o m . a uE N V I R O N M E N TA L A P P R O VA L SApprovals and PermitsKASA consultants have a proven track record in the preparation of complex Environmental Impact Assessments and the managing of both state and federal environmental approvals for the mining and industrial sectors in Western Australia. Services include:The development and implementation ...

  • Biocensus Profile - Brochure

    Experts in EcologyYour Contact:Dr Tim Hounsomep. 0845 459 4810e. tim.hounsome@biocensus.co.ukw. www.biocensus.co.ukExperts in ecologybiocensusBiocensus has been providing advice and support to clients on ecological issues since 2002. We have delivered a wide range of successful services including: protected species surveys, Ecological Impact Assessments, practical mitigation, compensation, ...

  • Agenda - Brochure

    #GlobalWaterChicago Agenda November 18-21, 2014 Swissotel Chicago Tuesday, November 18 9:00am Registration Opens Vevey Foyer 11:30am Summit Opening Luncheon Vevey Ballroom Today, global demands for food, energy and shelter are putting unprecedented pressure on the resources of the planet. Water is at the heart of this challenge. Achieving water security while protecting invaluable ...

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