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There are two main ways in which you can use this site: EITHER you can read the information as in a book, from beginning to end, skipping through pages according to your interest; OR you can use the search functions to find particular case studies that match key words or criteria.

Finding information ‘bookstyle’The site has four main sections: Introduction, State, Pressure and Response. These are available on the left-hand side and on the home page.

In each section, there are a number of overarching themes. Click on the picture icon or ‘Read more’ beside each theme to find out more. Themes within the same section are available on the right-hand side.

Each theme contains a selection of case studies grouped to support key messages. Click on the picture icon or ‘Read more’ beside each message for a pop up box with a summary of the issues.

Case studies present detailed information, analyses and references and can be accessed by clicking on the titles or on the links contained within the pop up box. At the end of each case study there are links to related case studies in other sections.

Finding information through ‘searches’

Simple Search

Simply enter the text you want to search on (e.g. ‘Africa’ or ‘climate change’) into the ‘Search Case Studies’ box in the top right-hand corner and click ‘Go’. This will return a list of case studies relating to your search.

Advanced Search

Click on ‘Advanced search’ on the left hand side, select the search parameters you are interested in and click on ‘Go’. This will return a list of case studies relating to various fixed terms covering Region, Country, Habitat, Threat, Conservation measure, Policy issue and selected key words.