Environment and ICTs

Community Based Adaptation Exchange / Eldis Community
Community Based Adaptation Exchange / Eldis Community 21 September 2010

Community Based Adaptation Exchange CBA-X is a shared online resource designed to bring together and grow the CBA community. It provides a space for exchange of up-to-date and relevant information about community-based adaptation, including news, events, case studies, tools, policy resources, and videos. CBA-X has over 800 members as of September 2010. Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) is an innovative approach that focuses on enabling communities to enhance their own adaptive capacity, and em...

Climate Change Resource Guide
Climate Change Resource Guide 21 September 2010

The Climate Change Resource Guide provides easy structured access to an extensive collection of research and policy documents. All are editorially selected, summarised and available free to download in full text. Resource guides are intended to help you keep up to date with the latest in development research, policy and practice. The Climate Change Resource Guide offers: * a searchable library of documents * our featured selection of important or topical new research * selected browsable c...

Linking Climate Adaptation / Eldis Community
Linking Climate Adaptation / Eldis Community 21 September 2010

The Linking Climate Adaptation (LCA) Network is a community of over 900 practitioners, stakeholders, researchers and policy-makers exchanging information on climate adaptation research and practice around the globe via the Networks email list. This space on Eldis Community acts as an archive for messages sent to the network via the email list and as a document store. Membership of the Network i...

Strengthening Climate Resilience / Eldis Community
Strengthening Climate Resilience / Eldis Community 21 September 2010

Strengthening Climate Resilience (SCR) is a new DFID funded programme that aims to enhance the ability of governments and civil society organisations in developing countries to build the resilience of communities to disasters and climate change as part of their development work. In order to do this, the disaster risk management (DRM) community are being targeted as a starting point to encourage...

Médiaterre: The Francophone World Information System for Sustainable Development
Médiaterre: The Francophone World Information System for Sustainable Development 21 September 2010

Médiaterre is a French network of information on sustainable development, aiming to facilitate the dissemination of the international agenda for sustainable development in French. The aim of the project is to create an information and discussion platform for sustainable development that is accessible to the various groups concerned (States and public administrations, local governments and inte...

ClimatePrediction.net: The world's largest climate forecasting experiment for the 21st century
ClimatePrediction.net: The world's largest climate forecasting experiment for the 21st century 21 September 2010

ClimatePrediction.net Users map: ClimatePrediction.net Users mapClimateprediction.net is a distributed computing project to produce predictions of the Earth’s climate up to 2100 and to test the accuracy of climate models. To do this, the project asks volunteers around the world to give time on their computers, using BOINC software, which is also used by other projects, such as SETI. Clima...

Eye on Earth
Eye on Earth 21 September 2010

Eye on Earth is a two-way communication platform on the environment which brings together scientific information with feedback and observations of millions of ordinary people. It is the result of a partnership between Microsoft and the European Environment Agency (EEA). Currently, it includes information on the water quality for more than 22.000 bathing sites throughout Europe. EyeOnEarth also ...

MarineMap: Decision support for marine spatial planning
MarineMap: Decision support for marine spatial planning 21 September 2010

MarineMap is a web-based decision support tool for open and participatory spatial planning in the marine environment. MarineMap offers a simple, flexible and powerful means of gathering expertise from resource managers, scientists, stakeholders and public in a process of collaborative decision making. MarineMap assists with the design of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) by allowing users to view o...

ConserveOnline
ConserveOnline 21 September 2010

ConserveOnline is a “one-stop” online, public library, created and maintained by The Nature Conservancy in partnership with other conservation organizations. The library makes conservation tools, techniques, and experience available to a broad community of conservation practitioners. This site is intended to foster learning and collaboration, and provide information and support to a...

Climate Wizard
Climate Wizard 21 September 2010

Climate Wizard With ClimateWizard you can: * view historic temperature and rainfall maps for anywhere in the world * view state-of-the-art future predictions of temperature and rainfall around the world * view and download climate change maps in a few easy steps. ClimateWizard enables technical and non-technical audiences alike to access leading climate change information and visualize the i...

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