Environment and Sustainable Development

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Breaking down the silos: Integrating environmental sustainability in the post-2015 agenda

In the report ’Breaking Down the Silos’, the results of the Global Thematic Consultation on Environmental Sustainability are presented. Those engaged in this consultation -- academia, think tanks, representatives of civil society, youth, women and men from North and South – chose to focus themore

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Catalyzing Climate Finance

This guidebook is offered as a primer to countries to enable them to better assess the level and nature of assistance they will require to catalyze climate capital based on their unique set of national, regional and localmore

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Cephalopods (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) and their status in Turkey

Cephalopod species; from their role in many sea myths or from being the subject of many art branches have staid popular for 5000 years throughout human history. Cephalopod species nutritious value and their importance in human diet have been acknowledged by all nations and made their popularitymore

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Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis

Each of the last three decades has been successively warmer at the Earth’s surface than any preceding decade since 1850, reports the Summary for Policymakers of the IPCC Working Group I assessment report, Climate Change 2013: the Physical Science Basis, approved on 27 September by membermore

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Climate Change and Turkey

This publication integrates and synthesises the findings of various working groups headed by researchers, working closely with relevant national ministries, private sector representatives and NGOs.                   more

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Current Status of the Dusky Grouper (Epinephelus marginatus) in Turkey and Recommendations for its Protection

The dusky grouper (Epinephelus marginatus) has been fished for almost 10.000 years in the Mediterranean Sea, which always played an important role within the coastal fishery activities. Due to certain life history traits of the species (i.e. slow growth, long life span, late maturation, complexmore

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Directory for Establishing and Managing Sea Protection Areas in Mediterranean Sea

Sea protection areas play important role in protecting and managing sea areas around the world. Management plans are the correct and important step  for providing right management for an area in protection. This is is a document that presents situations and  working frame regardingmore

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Economic Analysis of Ayvalık Adaları Nature Park

This study is an activity under the General Directorate for the Protection of Natural Assets- Global Environment Facility - United Nations Development Programme project ‘Strengthening the Protected Area Network of Turkey: Catalyzing Sustainability of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas’.   Themore

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Economic Analysis of Ayvalık Adaları Nature Park

The economic assessment of Ayvalık Adaları is based on a review of the available data and literature on the site, interviews with key stakeholders and data gathered through site visits in September 2010 and January 2011. A literature review of economic valuation studies ofmore

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Economic Analysis of Datça-Bozburun Special Environmental Protection Area

The economic assessment of Datça-Bozburun SEPA is based on a review of the available data and literature on the site, interviews with key stakeholders and data gathered through a site visit in March 2012. A literature review of economic valuation studies of marine and coastal areas from the regionmore

Our Work - Environment and Sustainable Development

UNDP Turkey not only promotes mainstreaming environment, climate change and energy efficiency into sectoral policies, but also supports strengthening the institutional and policy capacities.

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