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The Ocean Economy in 2030 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9216021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/the-ocean-economy-in-2030_9789264251724-en
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This report explores the growth prospects for the ocean economy, its capacity for future employment creation and innovation, and its role in addressing global challenges. Special attention is devoted to the emerging ocean-based industries.
Waste Generation and Recycling Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/0208021ec003.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/waste-generation-and-recycling_gen_papers-v2008-art10-en
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There are two serious failures that arise in the management of solid waste. The first relates to the existence of negative externalities in the individual decision-making over waste generation and disposal. When individuals decide on how much to ...

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Forest resources Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/forest/forest-resources.htm
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Forest resources refer to the intensity of use of forest resources (timber). It relates actual harvest or fellings to annual productive capacity.
Sustainable Business Models for Water Supply and Sanitation in Small Towns and Rural Settlements in Kazakhstan Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9715371e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/sustainable-business-models-for-water-supply-and-sanitation-in-small-towns-and-rural-settlements-in-kazakhstan_9789264249400-en
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This report assesses the Republic of Kazakhstan’s significant efforts to improve water supply and sanitation (WSS) services over the past 15 years, notably in terms of ambitious target-setting, implementation of a sound water tariff policy, and...
Key Ingredients, Challenges and Lessons from Biodiversity Mainstreaming in South Africa Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jlzgj1s4h5h.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/environment/key-ingredients-challenges-and-lessons-from-biodiversity-mainstreaming-in-south-africa_5jlzgj1s4h5h-en
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This paper provides an in-depth review of experiences and insights from mainstreaming biodiversity and development in South Africa. More specifically, it describes how biodiversity considerations have been mainstreamed in five key sectors/areas, namely: land use planning, mining, water,...
 
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Global emissions of greenhouse gases must be reduced to net zero by the end of the century in order to keep the global average temperature increase below 2°C.
 
 
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