• The ecosystem approach is a strategy for the integrated management of land, water and living resources that promotes conservation and sustainable use in an equitable way. (fao.org)
  • An ecosystem approach to agriculture and natural resource management explicitly identifies opportunities and trade-offs. (fao.org)
  • The ecosystem approach to agriculture requires adjustments in institutional and governance arrangements that ensure informed, balanced, transparent and legitimate decision making in relation to trade-offs and stakeholder participation. (fao.org)
  • The ecosystem approach incorporates nature into urban settings to make them more sustainable, liveable and resilient, and means managing cities themselves as ecosystems: intricately connected, dynamic subsystems of social, built and natural components. (nature.com)
  • Sundry individual projects reveal the benefits of the ecosystem approach, including water purification, improved public health, reduced disaster exposure, enhanced resilience and social justice, but it will take a lot more to change the future of cities and achieve the global targets agreed to in the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and emerging guidelines encompassed in the New Urban Agenda. (nature.com)
  • Researchers must ask when, and to what extent, the ecosystem approach can truly replace conventional infrastructure. (nature.com)
  • The fact that such critiques are hard to find in the literature signals how the ecosystem approach is still at an early stage of application in practice. (nature.com)
  • In addition, the ecosystem approach must be assessed and applied in the global south. (nature.com)
  • Application of the ecosystem approach will help to reach a balance of the three objectives of the Convention. (cbd.int)
  • As described by the Conference of the Parties , the ecosystem approach is the primary framework for action under the Convention. (cbd.int)
  • The Conference of the Parties, at its Fifth Meeting, endorsed the description of the ecosystem approach and operational guidance and recommended the application of the principles and other guidance on the Ecosystem Approach ( decision V/6 ). (cbd.int)
  • The seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties agreed that the priority at this time should be on facilitating implementation of the ecosystem approach and welcomed additional guidelines to this effect ( decision VII/11 ). (cbd.int)
  • During the second meeting of the Conference of the Parties, the ecosystem approach was recognised as the primary framework for the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity. (cbd.int)
  • In subsequent decisions the need for further guidance both in formulating a conceptual basis for understanding the ecosystem approach, as well as for providing a practical approach for its application, was acknowledged. (cbd.int)
  • In response to these requests, case-studies on the ecosystem approach submitted by Parties and other governments or organizations have been included on the case-study database of the CBD. (cbd.int)
  • Following COP-5, which took place in 2000, a series of regional "Pathfinder" workshops on the ecosystem approach were jointly organised by UNESCO, IUCN, RAMSAR, Royal Holloway-University of London, WWF and the Secretariat of the CBD. (cbd.int)
  • The German Federal Agency of Nature Conservation, on the Isle of Vilm, Germany, hosted an international workshop on "further development of the ecosystem approach" in October 2002. (cbd.int)
  • The ecosystem approach was among the topics specifically considered. (cbd.int)
  • In the preparation of and during the expert meeting on the ecosystem approach, which was held in Montreal, Canada, from 7 to 11 July 2003, additional case-studies were submitted by Parties and other governments or organizations. (cbd.int)
  • Although the full set of submitted case studies is included in the CBD Case Studies Database, 12 were selected to illustrate the various principles of the ecosystem approach, and these are included in the "report of the expert meeting" in document UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/9/INF/4 . (cbd.int)
  • In the long search for the best way of teaching a foreign language, hundreds of different approaches, or methods , have been developed. (tripod.com)
  • Nominations for the technical workshop for review of the voluntary guidelines for the design and effective implementation of ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, 20-22 November 2017 - Bonn, Germany. (cbd.int)
  • The fourth approach to reconstructing the history of a behaviour involves studying its fitness consequences today. (britannica.com)
  • The traditional breast-feeding approach involves breast-feeding using both breasts at each feeding for no more than 10 minutes per breast. (reuters.com)
  • The most common top-down approach to fabrication involves lithographic patterning techniques using short-wavelength optical sources. (britannica.com)
  • The holistic approach involves daily meditation and prayer, expressing gratitude, positive affirmations, deep breathing techniques, exercise stretching, nutrition and energy body healing through Reiki and other types of energy healing. (pioneerthinking.com)
  • Arizona educators and safety organizations are taking proactive approaches to teaching teenagers about the dangers of driving under the influence. (prweb.com)
  • Rights group Amnesty International says the current approaches to dealing with the world's refugee problems are failing and is calling for a shift in how refugee crises are addressed. (voanews.com)
  • We strive to be a fair and effective regulator, proportionate and forward looking in our regulatory approach and focused on achieving the outcomes we seek. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • This collaborative approach is designed to get all the key stakeholders at the table to talk about how to better align technology investment priorities with the critical business outcomes. (sas.com)
  • In the light of this, the World Health Organization (WHO) is currently considering a variety of strategies to improve TB case detection - while maintaining the gains achieved in treatment outcomes - through the development and implementation of a multifaceted approach. (who.int)
  • The top-down approach seeks to replicate intelligence by analyzing cognition independent of the biological structure of the brain, in terms of the processing of symbols-whence the symbolic label. (britannica.com)
  • By discovering how certain viruses use their host cells to replicate, UC Irvine microbiologists have identified a new approach to the development of universal treatments for viral illnesses such as meningitis , encephalitis , hepatitis and possibly the common cold. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The approach encompasses concepts such as green infrastructure, nature-based solutions (adopting sustainable practices that harness the natural world) and ecosystem-based adaptation (managing natural ecosystems to help cities face climate change). (nature.com)
  • This treatment approach is called alkaline therapy or pH therapy, and is based in part on observations of cultures without significant incidence of cancer [ii] and in part on scientific observations of and experimentation with cellular metabolism. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • November 14, 2011 (Cleveland, Ohio) - The future has never been more exciting than it is right now in the treatment of cancer, and the integrative approach is a critical part of that future. (medscape.com)
  • But an integrative approach to personalized care in cancer treatment requires identifying and addressing the unique comprehensive needs of each patient in careful combination with targeting the tumor. (medscape.com)
  • The evidence is overwhelming that these approaches are being widely used, including by individuals with cancer, Dr. Collins noted. (medscape.com)
  • An innovative approach to cancer treatment utilizes a compound found in stinging nettles. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • There is a need for new approaches and techniques to treat more cancer patients quickly and effectively with minimal side effects. (forbes.com)
  • A team of researchers led by Drs. Aimee S. Payne, Michael C. Milone, and Christoph T. Ellebrecht at the University of Pennsylvania aimed to develop a more selective technique by adapting an emerging approach used to fight cancer. (nih.gov)
  • In that approach, immune system T cells are collected from patients and genetically engineered to produce special receptors on their surfaces that recognize a specific protein on tumor cells and attack the cancer. (nih.gov)
  • The holistic approach to cancer is to boost a person's energy and immune system. (pioneerthinking.com)
  • Prior to the implementation of this LHIN-wide approach to non-emergency transportation service delivery, there were no established standards to follow, and various transportation providers, including ambulances (EMS), were called upon to transport patients. (newswire.ca)
  • To make cities better for people and the planet, the approach must become more systemic and pragmatic, and include the global south, says Xuemei Bai. (nature.com)
  • Finally, we conclude by briefly overviewing the other contributions to this special issue, specifically highlighting how they make use of the approach-avoidance distinction. (springer.com)
  • We accept that others may not always agree with our approach and even though our intentions will always be true to our strategic aims we may make decisions that either are or are perceived to be in need of challenge e.g. we get the balance of proportionality wrong in our decision making. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • Instead walk in her direction, but make approaching her seem natural and not forced. (wikihow.com)
  • The mistrust vis-à-vis the US was always going to make a standoffish approach intuitive for many in Islamabad and Rawalpindi. (dawn.com)
  • So, the holistic approach is to avoid or substantially reduce sugar consumption, make the body/ph level alkaline and boost the body's oxygen level. (pioneerthinking.com)
  • Our approach is to be transparent towards our different stakeholders about the measures we take and how Ericsson is impacted by the developments. (ericsson.com)
  • FSA engagement and consultation with stakeholders is a critical element of what we do and how we develop our regulatory approach. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • The Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (ACRA) for adolescent cannabis users (DHHS Publication No. (SMA) 01-3489, Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) Manual Series, Volume 4). (wikipedia.org)
  • In the interest of keeping traders aware of this unique market, I've put together some brief notes on three ways an interested trader could approach the cannabis market and what they should know before entering the trade. (yahoo.com)
  • Wentzel, R. and VanBuskirk, J., "A Dissipative Approach to Vehicle Sound Abatement," SAE Technical Paper 1999-01-1668, 1999, https://doi.org/10.4271/1999-01-1668 . (sae.org)
  • As part of our approach, we have launched a programme of engagement with businesses and our delivery partners. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • The Care Programme Approach (CPA) is a way that services are assessed, planned, co-ordinated and reviewed for someone with mental health problems or a range of related complex needs. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Within the general area of 'methodology' people talk about approaches, methods, procedures and techniques, all of which go into the practice of English teaching. (tripod.com)
  • The most appropriate methodology for such a study is the case study approach. (hhs.gov)
  • The approach provides policymakers a framework within which to address an intersection of global threats and local dynamics in order to seek out what builds resilience. (unodc.org)
  • The benchmark approach provides a general framework for financial market modeling, which extends beyond the standard risk neutral pricing theory. (springer.com)
  • It is frequently necessary to introduce an eclectic approach, in which aspects of different methods are selected to meet the demands of particular teaching situations. (tripod.com)
  • In this paper, we introduce a new approach for volatility modeling in discrete and continuous time. (repec.org)
  • The holistic approach also advocates to significantly reduce exposure to toxins in the air, food and water, and that we use natural products and filter our drinking water. (pioneerthinking.com)
  • With a purpose-built lightweight design and superior style, the Approach S60 is a premium lifestyle watch as well as a high-functioning golf watch. (garmin.com)
  • This chapter will review the operative technique and advanced approaches to a total robotic low anterior resection (LAR) and abdominoperineal resection (APR). (springer.com)
  • The hybrid approach has been described in detail in the previous chapter. (springer.com)
  • The life course approach , also known as the life course perspective or life course theory , refers to an approach developed in the 1960s for analyzing people's lives within structural , social , and cultural contexts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Approach S60 comes preloaded with maps for more than 40,000 golf courses around the world, and it offers automatic downloads 2 of updates for those you play the most often when synced with Garmin Connect. (garmin.com)
  • Der Approach CT10 von Garmin ist ein neues, intelligentes Game Tracking System für Golfer. (garmin.com)
  • Accelerate the use of emerging tools and approaches to improve the availability of quality and timely surveillance data. (cdc.gov)
  • I thought you might be interested in this item at http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/34547288 Title: GIS : a visual approach Author: Bruce Ellsworth Davis Publisher: Santa Fe, NM : OnWord Press, 1996. (worldcat.org)
  • The authors argue that such an approach, applied flexibly and adapted to a particular task, is essential for successful product development. (springer.com)
  • With further development, this approach could potentially be used for any autoimmune disease caused by misdirected antibodies. (nih.gov)
  • We are providing the first snapshot of autoantibody development in Lupus patients by developing a novel detection method using a top-down mass spectrometry approach for identifying disease-specific autoantibodies quickly," said Wu, assistant professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, OU College of Arts and Sciences. (ou.edu)
  • Sync the Approach S60 to your compatible smartphone 3 to get smart notifications for incoming calls, texts, emails and other alerts. (garmin.com)
  • The life course approach has been applied to topics such as health trajectories and transitions , health vulnerability , the occupational health of immigrants. (wikipedia.org)
  • So far, several proposals to approach EIDs have been made independently by scientists, the private sector, national governments, and international organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO). (pnas.org)
  • The Johns Hopkins Breast Center's Mission is to provide optimal breast health care to the region utilizing a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach . (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • We do so primarily by explicating several reasons why the approach-avoidance distinction should be viewed as fundamental and basic to the study of human behavior. (springer.com)
  • This LHIN-wide approach, a first in the province, was developed with the collaboration and support of all hospital organizations in the South West LHIN. (newswire.ca)
  • At all levels this approach is underpinned through a management system based on international standards for Quality Management, Environmental Management, IT Service Management and Information Security Management. (fujitsu.com)
  • This approach standardizes processes and streamlines the management and deployment of the best models so the business can quickly get access to the best answers. (sas.com)
  • The first step of the Urban Safety Governance Approach is the Urban Safety Governance Assessment. (unodc.org)
  • We validate our data-driven technique on videos from a variety of cameras and demonstrate the generality of our approach by applying it to internet video. (gatech.edu)
  • This treatment approach is not well known because it is considered alternative or experimental - or even dangerous [i] - by the medical and scientific community and hence has been referenced primarily in obscure publications outside the mainstream press. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Understanding the mechanism by which a street drug known as "Special K" operates may lead to a new treatment approach for schizophrenia . (psychcentral.com)