Submission
ID 111680
Submitting Entity The Nature Conservancy
Submitted for Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP-13)
 
Main Information
Title Beyond the Source: The environmental, economic and community benefits of source water protection
Description The report analyzes the source watersheds of more than 4,000 large cities around the world. It illustrates how nature-based solutions such as reforestation, forest protection, and improved agriculture practices can be implemented at a scale to make a difference in mitigating and adapting to climate change, conserving biodiversity, and contributing to the health and well-being of billions of people.
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-nature cons-report-en.pdf
 
Additional Information
Countries Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Brazil
China
Colombia
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Kenya
Peru
United States of America
Ecosystems Inland Waters Biodiversity
Regions Africa
Asia and the Pacific
Latin America and the Caribbean
Western Europe and Others
Incentive Measures Economic Valuation
Keywords Water resources
Wetlands ecosystems
Agricultural biodiversity
Climate change
Economics, trade and incentive measures
Forest biodiversity
Health
 
 
  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme