Identify and Protect Potential Refugia

Identify and Protect Potential Refugia

The Adaptation Briefs demonstrate how different adaptation strategies reduce vulnerabilities to key climate stressors and include case studies where these strategies have been implemented. The briefs complement the Climate Adaptation Toolkit, which contains tools to help MPA practitioners evaluate the vulnerability of their sites to climate change and identify appropriate adaptation strategies. This brief highlights […]

Reduce Coastal and Nearshore Pollutants

The Adaptation Briefs demonstrate how different adaptation strategies reduce vulnerabilities to key climate stressors and include case studies where these strategies have been implemented. The briefs complement the Climate Adaptation Toolkit, which contains tools to help MPA practitioners evaluate the vulnerability of their sites to climate change and identify appropriate adaptation strategies. This brief highlights […]

Increase Genetic Resilience

The Adaptation Briefs demonstrate how different adaptation strategies reduce vulnerabilities to key climate stressors and include case studies where these strategies have been implemented. The briefs complement the Climate Adaptation Toolkit, which contains tools to help MPA practitioners evaluate the vulnerability of their sites to climate change and identify appropriate adaptation strategies. This brief highlights […]

Restore Vegetative and Hydrological Connectivity

The Adaptation Briefs demonstrate how different adaptation strategies reduce vulnerabilities to key climate stressors and include case studies where these strategies have been implemented. The briefs complement the Climate Adaptation Toolkit, which contains tools to help MPA practitioners evaluate the vulnerability of their sites to climate change and identify appropriate adaptation strategies. This brief highlights […]

Big Bend-Río Bravo Collaboration for Transboundary Landscape Conservation

From 2011 to 2015, the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) conducted the project Big Bend-Río Bravo Collaboration for Transboundary Landscape Conservation. Its objective was “conserving the unique biological diversity in the Big Bend-Río Bravo region of Mexico and the United States, using sound scientific data on challenges to ecosystem resilience to address the region’s growing […]

Central de Abasto – Mexico City (CEDA)

The Central de Abasto, located in the Iztapalapa borough of Mexico City, is the world’s largest wholesale market, covering 3.27 km2 of land area, making it larger than the country of Monaco, and handling over 30,000 tonnes of merchandise each day. The market houses more than 2,000 businesses, employing more than 70,000 people and serving […]

Climate Adaptation Toolkit Training Module

This document guides MPA practitioners through a basic climate adaptation planning process using the Climate Adaptation Toolkit. The Climate Adaptation Toolkit contains tools to help MPA practitioners evaluate the vulnerability of their sites to climate change and identify appropriate adaptation strategies. The Training Module provides a framework and training exercises to support the successful use […]

CEC Policy Brief on Flood Costing

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) recognized information gaps in estimating economic impacts of floods in Canada, Mexico, and the United States. It initiated in 2019 a collaborative research project, led by experts from the three countries. During 2019-2021, this project entitled “Costing Floods and Other Extreme Events” has brought together governmental agencies, academic institutions, […]

Developing a Comprehensive Methodology for Evaluating Economic Impacts of Floods in Canada, Mexico and the United States

Assessing the true economic costs of floods is central to our ability to address their impacts, allocate adequate resources for monitoring and preparedness, assess their changes in frequency and severity over time, and aid community resilience to them. Considerable variability exists in Canada, Mexico, and the United States in the choice and implementation of methods used at national and sub-national levels for estimating direct damages and indirect losses caused by floods.

Proposal for the creation of the Social Innovation Hub Anáhuac Mexico

This document summarizes a proposal developed by Anáhuac University to create the Social Innovation Hub Anáhuac—Mexico (SIHA). Becoming a member of the EcoInnovation Network and exchanging ideas with its members, including the Tom Love Innovation Hub of Oklahoma University, provided useful information to Anáhuac University for developing this proposal.

Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste – Appendix A – Methods

This appendix contains brief descriptions of several FLW measurement methods, as well as additional resources for each.

LOS TROMPOS restaurants, tacos and specialties

Reaffirming its commitment to society, the environment, and the economy, the Los Trompos restaurant chain is working to improve the efficiency of its processes and make them more sustainable. The company, in line with its institutional values and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)1 of Agenda 2030 of the United Nations, has adopted as its corporate […]