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North Devon Biosphere Nature Recovery Plan

Nature Recovery Plan The Biosphere has launched an ambitious new Nature Recovery Plan as part of our contribution to tackling the ecological emergency here in northern Devon ​​​Aligning with the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan and the Prime Minister’s pledge for 30% of the UK land to be protected by 2030. The plan includes five… read more »

GIS Mapping and Modelling of Tourism Pressure and Opportunities for Sustainable Tourism in four UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (UK and France): A decision-support tool to guide strategic tourism decision-making.

GIS Mapping and Modelling of Tourism Pressure and Opportunities for Sustainable Tourism in four UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (UK and France): A decision-support tool to guide strategic tourism decision-making. Contents1 Link to PDF2 Authors:3 Citation: Link to PDF BCHT_GIS__modelling__report Authors: Dr Tim Wilkinson , Dr Carolyn Petersen , Andrew Bell , Dr Nick Bearman, and Luc… read more »

Natural Capital Marketplace

Contents1 About2 Contact About The Natural Capital Marketplace is a Biosphere Foundation CIC product made possible with financial support from the Environment Agency. HM Government, South West Water, Siemens and Devon District Council. As a not-for-profit CIC linked to the UNESCO North Devon World Biosphere, our aim is to address the climate emergency, enable nature… read more »

The Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences Scientific Statement on Climate Change – Its Impacts in Canada, and the Critical Role of Earth Scientists in Mitigation and Adaptation

Contents1 Full Article PDF:2 Publisher and Full Article Link:3 Reference:4 Authors5 Keywords6 Summary7 Resume Full Article PDF: The Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences Scientific Statement on Climate Change – Its Impacts in Canada, and the Critical Role of Earth Scientists in Mitigation and Adaptation Publisher and Full Article Link: Geoscience Canada, v. 48, https://doi.org/10.12789/geocanj.2021.48.173 Reference:… read more »

Assessing Ecosystem Services in UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

The presentation can be found in PDF format below in both English and French Assessing Ecosystem Services in UNESCO Biosphere Reserves_EN Évaluation des services écosystémiques dans les réserves de biosphère de l’UNESCO_FR Through the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, Liette Vasseur, UNESCO Chair on Community Sustainability at Brock University and Robert Siron from Ouranos produced a… read more »

Vindelälven-Juhttátahkka Biosphere Reserve

Country Sweden Region/Province or State Norrbotten and Västerbotten county Web Address Vindelalvenjuhtadahka Date founded 2019 Size (hectares) 1 329 118 Distinguishing features Located in the Arctic, Vindelälven-Juhttátahkka straddles two biogeographical regions as defined by the European Union: theAlpine and Boreal regions. Main industries (in terms of employment) Forestry, service/commerce, tourism, reindeer husbandry, energy production and… read more »

Climate Change in Atlantic Canada

Contents1 Climate Change in Atlantic Canada1.0.1 Climate Change Education – Incorporating Local Climate Knowledge into the New Brunswick Education Curriculum1.1 Videos and Lesson Plans: Climate Change in Atlantic Canada Climate Change Education – Incorporating Local Climate Knowledge into the New Brunswick Education Curriculum Students in New Brunswick classrooms tend to learn about complex or major… read more »

Amazing Places

The Fundy Biosphere Reserve is home to so many amazing places, we made a web series to highlight some of the incredible natural features! This series of short nature documentaries features amazing hiking destinations in the Fundy Biosphere Reserve:     1 – Mary’s Point Visit Mary’s Point & Johnson’s Mills and see millions of… read more »

Lieux Fantastique

Cette série de courts documentaires sur la nature présente de magnifiques destinations pour la randonnée dans la Réserve de biosphère de Fundy:   1 – Mary’s Point Visitez Mary’s Point & Johnson’s Mills : des millions d’oiseaux de rivage fréquent ces lieux lorsqu’ils reviennent aux vasières de la baie de Fundy. Regardez les oiseaux se… read more »

Hawaiian Islands Biosphere Reserve

Country United States of America Region/State Hawaii Web Address https://www.georgewrightsociety.org/conservation Date Founded 1980 Size (hectares) 99545 Distinguishing Features Mixed island system High biodiversity Many invasive species Main Industries (in terms of employment) Tourism and recreation Agriculture Hawaiian Islands Biosphere Reserve The Hawaiian Islands Biosphere Reserve was established on the islands of Maui and Hawai’i in… read more »

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