• Highlights: The contrasted nature of the RESCCUE activities and their - sometimes not so obvious - link to climate change required a clarification of the project approach, which is based on vulnerability reduction and “adaptat
  • Highlights: Economic analysis in general, and ecosystem services economic valuation (ESV) in particular, are often presented as effective tools for decision-makers to achieve sustainable development objectives. 
  • Highlights: Economic and financial mechanisms were at the heart of RESCCUE's strategy to foster and sustain integrated coastal management, thereby increasing resilience to climate change. A
  • Highlights: Available resources to eradicate or control invasive alien species are structurally insufficient.
  • Highlights: Making taxes and public subsidies more sustainable is one of the challenges the Pacific Community took on as part of RESCCUE’s support for the development of innovative economic and financial mechanisms. 
  • Highlights: Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) was at the heart of RESCCUE's implementation strategy.
  • Highlights: Land and land-right transactions, i.e. exchanges between willing buyers and willing sellers for land or specific rights attached to a parcel of land, have been used worldwide to foster biodiversity conservation.
  • Highlights: The mitigation hierarchy is increasingly used as a way to achieve no net loss or even net gains of biodiversity when managing the impact from development projects.
  • Highlights: Setting up and managing protected areas was part of RESCCUE’s strategy to strengthen integrated coastal management and climate-change resilience. The project helped set up two n