Carbon, biodiversity & ecosystem services:
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Key Literature

Campbell, A., Miles, L., Lysenko, I., Hughes, A., Gibbs, H. 2008a. Carbon storage in protected areas: technical report. UNEP - World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, UK.

Campbell, A., Kapos, V., Lysenko, I., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Dickson, B., Gibbs, H.K., Hansen, M., Miles, L. 2008b. Carbon emissions from forest loss in protected areas. UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, U.K.

Campbell, A., Clark, S., Coad, L., Miles, L., Bolt, K., Roe, D. 2008. Protecting the future: Carbon, forests, protected areas and local livelihoods. UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, UK.

Clark, S., Bolt, K., Campbell, A. 2008. Protected areas: an effective tool to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries? Working Paper, UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, UK.

Díaz, S., Hector, A., Wardle, D.A. 2009. Biodiversity in forest carbon sequestration initiatives: not just a side benefit. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 1, 55-60.

Dickson, B., Dunning, E., Killeen, S., Miles, L., Pettorelli, N. 2009. Carbon markets and forest conservation: A review of the environmental benefits of REDD mechanisms. UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, U.K.

Dudley, N. (Editor). 2008. Guidelines for Applying Protected Area Management Categories. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. x + 86pp.

FAO (2006) Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005. Progress towards sustainable forest management. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO, Rome, Italy.

FAO, IIASA, ISRIC, ISS-CAS, JRC 2009. Harmonised World Soil Database (Version 1.1). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Grainger, A., Boucher, D.H., Frumhoff, P.C., Laurance, W.F., Lovejoy, T., McNeely, J., Niekisch, M., Raven, P., Sodhi, N.S., Venter, O., Pimm, S.L. 2009. Biodiversity and REDD at Copenhagen. Current Biology 19, R974-R976.

Harvey, C.A., Dickson, B., Kormos, C. 2010. Opportunities for achieving biodiversity conservation through REDD. Conservation Letters 3, 53-61.

IGBP, D.I.S. 2000. Global Soil Data Products CD-ROM. Global Soil Data Task, International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme, Data and Information System, Potsdam, Germany. Sourced from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.

IPCC 2007. Climate Change 2007: Synthesis Report. IPCC Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland. 73 pp.

IUCN (2008a) Digital Distribution Maps of the Amphibians of the World. Version 1.0 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

IUCN 2008b. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Miles, L., Kapos, V. 2008. Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation: Global Land-Use Implications. Science 320, 1454-1455.

Myers, N., Mittermeier, R.A., Mittermeier, C.G., da Fonseca, G.A.B., Kent, J. 2000. Biodiversity hotspots for conservation priorities. Nature 403, 853-858.

Natureserve (2008a). Digital Distribution Maps of the Birds of the Western Hemisphere. Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Robert Ridgely, James Zook, The Nature Conservancy ― Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International ― Center for Applied Biodiversity Science, World Wildlife Fund ― US, and Environment Canada ― WILDSPACE.”

Natureserve (2008b). Digital Distribution Maps of the Mammals of the Western Hemisphere By Patterson et al. (2007)Version 3.0. Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Bruce Patterson, Wes Sechrest, Marcelo Tognelli, Gerardo Ceballos, The Nature Conservancy – Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International – CABS, World Wildlife Fund – US, and Environment Canada – WILDSPACE.”

Olson, D.M., Dinerstein, E., Wikramanayake, E.D., Burgess, N.D., Powell, G.V.N., Underwood, E.C., D'Amico, J.A., Itoua, I., Strand, H.E., Morrison, J.C., Loucks, C.J., Allnutt, T., Ricketts, T.H., Kura, Y., Lamoreux, J.F., Wettengel, W.W., Hedao, P., Kassem, K.R. 2001. Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World: a new map of life on Earth. Bioscience 51, 933-938. (hyperlink: http://www.worldwildlife.org/science/ecoregions/WWFBinaryitem4809.pdf)

Ruesch, A.S., Gibbs, H. 2008. New IPCC Tier-1 Global Biomass Carbon Map for the Year 2000.

Scharlemann, J. P.W., Hiederer, R., Kapos, V., Ravilious, C. (2009). Global map of terrestrial soil organic carbon stocks. UNEP-WCMC & EU-JRC, Cambridge, UK.

Scharlemann, J.P.W., Hiederer, R., Kapos, V. (in prep.). Global map of terrestrial soil organic carbon stocks. UNEP-WCMC & EU-JRC, Cambridge, UK.

Stickler, C., Nepstad, D., Coe, M., McGrath, D., Rodrigues, H., Walker, W., Soares-Filho, B., Davidson, E. 2009. The potential ecological costs and cobenefits of REDD: a critical review and case study from the Amazon region. Global Change Biology 15, 2803-2824.

Strassburg, B.B.N., Kelly, A., Balmford, A., Davies, R.G., Gibbs, H.K., Lovett, A., Miles, L., Orme, C.D., Price, J., Turner, R.K., Rodrigues, A.S.L. 2009. Global congruence of carbon storage and biodiversity in terrestrial ecosystems. Conservation Letters 3.

Trumper, K., Ravilious, C., Dickson, B. 2008. Carbon in Drylands: Desertification, Climate Change and Carbon Finance. A UNEP-UNDP-UNCCD Technical Note for Discussions at CRIC 7, Istanbul, Turkey - 03-14 November, 2008. Prepared on behalf of UNEP by UNEP-WCMC.

Trumper, K., Bertzky, M., Dickson, B., van der Heijden, G., Jenkins, M., Manning, P. 2009. The Natural Fix? The role of ecosystems in climate mitigation: A UNEP rapid response assessment. United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, UK.

UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre 2007. Reducing Emissions from Deforestation: A Key Opportunity for Attaining Multiple Benefits. UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, U.K.

Venter, O., Laurance, W.F., Iwamura, T., Wilson, K.A., Fuller, R.A., Possingham, H.P. 2009. Harnessing Carbon Payments to Protect Biodiversity. Science 326, 1368.

Zeidler, J., Mulongoy, K.J. 2003. The Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Programme of Work of the Convention on Biological Diversity: Connecting the CBD and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. Review of European Community and International Environmental Law (RECIEL) 12.