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Water security and ecosystem services

Water security and ecosystem services

the critical connection.

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


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ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme.
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23937460M
ISBN 109789280730180
LC Control Number2009333429
OCLC/WorldCa461635574

  A central theme of these water security threats is the challenge of balancing human and environmental water needs while safeguarding essential ecosystem services and biodiversity. Water security research thus incorporates and extends key aspects of Integrated Water Resources Management, notably an emphasis on linkages between land-use change Cited by: Africa is endowed with rich land and water resources, which significantly contribute to the development of many economies on the continent. However, land degradation and water pollution remain major challenges facing many African countries. Harnessing Land and Water Resources for Improved Food Security and Ecosystem Services in Africa examines challenges facing land and water .

  1. Conservation of ecosystems services and water security Gabriela Grau Senior Network Officer 1 2. content 1. Ecosystems within the GWP framework 2. Ecosystems and WS – some key challenges 3. Important basic considerations for GWP’s strategic engagement around this theme 4. Why focusing on ecosystem services? 5. / - Ecosystem service concepts can offer a valuable approach for linking human and nature, and arguments for the conservation and restoration of natural ecosystems. Despite an increasing interest in the topic, the application for water resource management has been hampered by the lack of practical definitions and methodologies.

The book describes how ecosystem services-based approaches can assist in addressing major global and regional water challenges (e.g. climate change, biodiversity loss, water security) by integrating scientific knowledge from multiple cal assessments at the national, catchment and regional levels are used to critically appraise this systematic approach and the .   Water security and ecosystem services:The critical connection A Contribution to the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) United Nations Environment Programme Nairobi, Kenya March, 4.


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This comprehensive volume describes how ecosystem services-based approaches can assist in addressing major global and regional water challenges, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and water security in the developing world, by integrating scientific knowledge from different disciplines, such as hydrological modelling, environmental economics, psychology and.

This comprehensive volume describes how ecosystem services-based approaches can assist in addressing major global and regional water challenges, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and water security in the developing world, by integrating scientific knowledge from different disciplines, such as hydrological modelling, environmental Author: Julia Martin-Ortega.

The book addresses the challenges of urban water security and adaptive management in Sub-Saharan Africa, exploring and interlinking novel concepts of ecosystems services, watershed investments, and bo.

About this book. This comprehensive volume describes how ecosystem services-based approaches can assist in addressing major global and regional water challenges, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and water security in the developing world, by integrating scientific knowledge from different disciplines, such as hydrological modelling, Price Range: £ - £ Ecosystem services-based approaches, as defined in this book, aim to understand these complex relationships to support more efficient and sustainable decision-making.

Society needs to recognize the requirement to balance and manage the benefits derived from water resources, rather than simply managing the resource itself (United Nations Environmental Programme.

— Water Ecosystem Services Edited by Julia Martin-Ortega, Robert C. Ferrier, Iain J. Gordon, Shahbaz Khan and water security in the Water security and ecosystem services book world, by integrating scientific knowledge from books within the series all contribute to the aims of the IHP in improving scientific and technical knowledge of fresh-water.

Water security has a vital impact on the natural environment, social and economic development, human life, human health, etc. (Schaeffer and Liebenthal, ).Cited by: 2. Ecosystem services reference book.

Edited by Marion Potschin-Young (Fabis Consulting, UK) and Kurt Jax (UFZ, DE) This reference book is made up of currently 26 individual Synthesis Papers (SPs) generated by the OpenNESS members. The individual SPs have been formally consulted within the entire OpenNESS consortium and hence represent an agreed.

The current report, Water security and ecosystem services: The critical connection has been prepared by the UNEP as a contribution to the World Water Assessment Programme. – SDGs offer a new opportunity for integration A quatic ecosystems matter.

Human well-being depends on the products and services they provide. But historically, development has largely ignored this dependency, economic and social development was. Linking ecosystem services and water security – SDGs offer a new opportunity for integration. 5 semi-arid lands, mountains, wetlands, small islands, and certain coastal areas) are extremely sensitive to changes, and needs for socio-economic development are highest.

The ecosystem setting of both agriculture and water provides a conceptual framework for managing the needs of agriculture for water and the impacts of water upon agriculture. Water underpins all benefits (ecosystem services) that ecosystems provide. This theme primarily addresses human dimensions of water security in relation to surface water, groundwater, wastewater, and desalination.

It considers politics, economics and finance, access, social equity, ethics, risk, adaptation, ecosystem services, and related topics.

This comprehensive volume describes how ecosystem services-based approaches can assist in addressing major global and regional water challenges, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and water security in the developing world, by integrating scientific knowledge from different disciplines, such as hydrological modelling, environmental economics, psychology and Reviews: 1.

of the water-related benefi ts to people (ecosystem services) that ecosystem functioning provides. In reality, the various services illustrated, and others, are more dispersed, interconnected and affected by land- and water-use activities (not shown in.

PDF | On Jan 1,D. Coates and others published Water-related Ecosystem Services and Food Security. In ‘Managing Water and Agroecosystems for Food Security |.

The book addresses the challenges of urban water security and adaptive management in Sub-Saharan Africa, exploring and interlinking novel concepts of ecosystems services, watershed investments, and boundary work. The major governance challenge is the prevailing fragmentation of institutional settings, which is illustrated for different dimensions of water security.

The ecosystem services concept is introduced as a bridging concept to support integration of fragmented institutional settings and to support negotiation about water security trade-offs Cited by: 3.

water and water for livestock, forests, fisheries and aquaculture. Maintaining healthy ecosystems to ensure water availability and other ecosystem services is essential for long-term food security (Nellemann et al. But many eco-systems are already under stress due to water withdrawals for agriculture and other purposes.

The Role of Ecosystem Services in Sustainable Food Systems reveals, in simple terms, the operational definition, concepts and applications of ecosystem services with a focus on sustainable food systems. The book presents case studies on both geographical and production system-wide considerations.

Water Security and Ecosystems: The Critical Connection. Dialogue Series from Third World Water Development Report By Thomas Chiramba and Tim Kasten for UNEP, This report makes the link between sustainable development and ecosystem services, highlighting that the former is not possible without the latter.

Several case studies are.This article is an extract based on the conclusions of a multi-authored publication entitled Water Ecosystem Services: A Global Perspective, published by Cambridge University Press for UNESCO’s International Hydrology Series.

The volume describes how ecosystem services-based approaches can assist in addressing major global and regional water challenges, such as .Chapter 7 Freshwater Ecosystem Services Coordinating Lead Authors: Bruce Aylward, Jayanta Bandyopadhyay, Juan-Carlos Belausteguigotia Lead Authors: Peter Bo¨rkey, Angela Cassar, Laura Meadors, Lilian Saade, Mark Siebentritt, Robyn Stein, Sylvia Tognetti, Cecilia Tortajada Contributing Authors: Tony Allan, Carl Bauer, Carl Bruch, Angela Guimaraes-Pereira, Matt File Size: KB.