Publications

Publications

Booklets, Brochures, Factsheets and Policy Briefs

BirdLife International. 2011. BirdLife International y Ramsar: Los socios de BirdLife apoyan a los Gobiernos del mundo a implementar Ramsar. Folleto. Cambridge, Reino Unido.

BirdLife International. 2012. BirdLife International and the Ramsar Convention: How BirdLife Partners are supporting Governments worldwide to implement Ramsar. Leaflet. Cambridge, UK.

BirdLife International. 2012. Save the Panama Bay Ramsar site! Factsheet. For the 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties (COP11) of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Cambridge, UK.

Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF). 2010. Enhancing the Climate Risk and Adaptation Fact Base for the Caribbean. An informational brochure highlighting the preliminary results of the Economics of Climate Adaptation (ECA) Study. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI). 2006. Participatory Wetlands Management in the Caribbean. Policy Brief. No.9. Project “Policies and Institutions for Wetlands Management: Training for managers form the insular Caribbean” funded by the Ramsar Convention’s Wetlands for the Future Fund. Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.

Cooper, E., L. Burke and N. Bood. 2008. Coastal Capital: Economic Contribution of Coral Reefs and Mangroves to Belize. Brochure. World Resources Institute. Washington DC., USA.

FAO. (s.a.) La pesca y la acuicultura frente al cambio climático. Hoja resumen sobre directrices de políticas. Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura. Roma, Italia.

FAO. (n.y.) Fisheries and Aquaculture in our Changing Climate. Policy Brief. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome, Italy.

Heather Tallis and Peter Kareiva. (n.y.). Ecosystem Services. Essay. 3 Pp.

Herr, D. and , E. Pidgeon. 2012. Guidance for national blue carbon activities. Fast-tracking national implementation in developing countries. UICN and Conservation International.

Kauffman, J.B. 2011. Mangroves and Blue Carbon Factsheet. US Forest Service, Northern Research Station. New Hampshire, USA.

Lesley King. 2012. Including mangrove forests in REDD+. Factsheet. LTS International and the Climate and Development Knowledge Network.

Manglares: Bosques salados, en peligro de desaparición. 2003. Revista Consumer. Febrero 2003 (24-25).

Marín M., Bravo J., Sandoval L., Biamonte E., Criado J. 2010. Conservación de los Humedales y Bienestar Humano en Centroamérica. Resumen. SEO/BirdLife, FUNGAP y Unión de Ornitólogos de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica.

Public Education and Outreach Subcommittee of the National Climate Change Committee in the Bahamas. 2012. Who tief muh conch? The possible effects of climate change in The Bahamas. Booklet. Bahamas Environment, Science and Technology Commission. The Bahamas.

Mohammed, E. Y. 2012. Payments for coastal and marine ecosystem services: prospects and principles. Briefing. International Institute for Environment and Development.  May 2012. London, UK.

Munroe, Robert et al. 2011. Does EbA Work? A review of the evidence on the effectiveness of ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation. Research Highlights. 4Pp.

Reid, H. et al., 2009. Natural resilience: healthy ecosystems as climate shock insurance. Briefing. International Institute for Environment and Development.  December 2009. London, UK.

Rosati et al., 2010. World Atlas of Mangroves. Factsheet. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Rome, Italy.

Sifleet, Samantha et al. 2011. State of the Science on Coastal Blue Carbon: A Summary for Policy Makers. Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University. North Carolina, USA.

Sorenson, Lisa. 2007. Calentamiento Global y el Caribe. Festival de las Aves Endémicas del Caribe 2007: Las aves en un clima cambiante. Hoja informativa. Sociedad para la  Conservación y el Estudio de las Aves del Caribe (SCSCB).

Sorenson, Lisa. 2007. Global Warming and the Caribbean. Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival 2007: Birds in a Changing Climate. Factsheet. Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds (SCSCB).

United States Environmental Protection Agency. 2001. Types of Wetlands. Factsheet. Washington DC., USA

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). (n.y.) Blue Carbon Initiative. The role of coastal ecosystems in climate change mitigation. Factsheet. Nairobi, Kenya.

Van Lavieren, Hannekeet et al. 2013. Securing the Future of Mangroves. Policy Brief.

WWF. 2012. Key concepts for climate change adaptation. Factsheet. Washington DC, USA.

Manuals, Guidelines and Protocols

Bunce, L. and B. Pomeroy. 2003. Lineamientos de monitoreo socioeconómico para administradores costeros en el Caribe: SocMon Caribe. SocMon initiative. Comisión Mundial de Áreas Protegidas y el Instituto Australiano de Ciencias Marinas.

Bunce, L. and B. Pomeroy. 2003. Socioeconomic Monitoring Guidelines for Coastal Managers in the Caribbean: SocMon Caribbean. SocMon Initiative. World Commission on Protected Areas y Australian Institute of Marine Science.

Cárdenas, J. C.; Castañeda, J. L.; Castillo, D.; Laverde, C.; Pereira, M. F. y Rodríguez, L. Á. 2013. Métodos complementarios para la valoración de la biodiversidad: una aproximación interdisciplinar. Instituto de Investigaciones de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt y Universidad de los Andes. 168 pp.

Caribbean Coastal Marine Productivity (CARICOMP). 2001. Manual of Methods for Mapping and Monitoring of Physical and Biological Parameters in the Coastal Zone of the Caribbean: Levels 1 and 2. CARICOMP Data Management Center, Jamaica and the Florida Institute of Oceanography, USA.

CANARI. 2013. Participating in managing forest: A guide to community forestry in the
Caribbean islands. Laventille: CANARI

CANARI. 2013. Participación en la gestión forestal: Una guía para la silvicultura comunitaria en las islas del Caribe. Laventille: CANARI.

CANARI. 2012. On the air: A “how-to” guide for use of radio in communications. Laventille: CANARI

Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre. 2013. The Caribbean Climate Online Risk and Adaptation TooL (CCORAL).

Ellison, J. C. 2012. Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning for Mangrove Systems. Washington, DC: World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Feller, I. and M. Sitnik (eds.). 1996. Mangrove ecology workshop manual. A field manual focused on the biocomplexity of mangrove ecosystems. Smithsonian Institution. Washington. DC, USA.

Kauffman, J.B. and Donato, D.C. 2012. Protocols for the measurement, monitoring and reporting of structure, biomass and carbon stocks in mangrove forests. Working Paper 86. CIFOR, Bogor, Indonesia.

Loma et al., 2005. Guía práctica para la valoración económica de los bienes y servicios ambientales de los ecosistemas. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Madrid, España.

Map Action Project (MAP). 2006. 5 Steps successful ecological restoration of mangroves. Manual. Yogyakarta, Indonesia

SalvaNatura. 2010. Ecosistemas. Programa de Capacitación Comunidades y Biodiversidad. Fortaleciendo la capacidad de líderes ambientales en Mesoamérica. El Salvador.

Wongbusarakum, S. and C. Loper. 2011. Indicators to assess community level social vulnerability to climate change: An addendum to SocMon and SEM Pasifika regional socioeconomic monitoring guidelines. Secretariat for the Pacific Environment Programme through the Coral Reef Initiatives for the Pacific (CRISP), IUCN, The Nature Conservancy and the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program.

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (wbcs). 2013. Eco4Biz – Ecosystem services and biodiversity tools to support business decision-making. 50 Pp.

World Resources Institute. 2009. Value of Coral Reefs & Mangroves in the Caribbean — Economic Valuation Methodology V3.0– World Resources Institute, Washington DC., USA.

Books

Marín M., Bravo J., Sandoval L., Biamonte E., Criado J. 2010. Conservación de los Humedales y Bienestar Humano en Centroamérica. SEO/BirdLife, FUNGAP y Unión de Ornitólogos de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica.

World Rainforest Movement. 2002. Mangroves: Local livelihoods vs. corporate profits. NOVIB (The Netherlands), Swedish Society for Nature Conservation and the Rainforest Programme of the Netherlands Committee for IUCN (NC-IUCN/TRP). Montevideo, Uruguay.

Center for Research on Environmental Decisions. 2009. The Psychology of Climate Change Communication: A Guide for Scientists, Journalists, Educators, Political Aides, and the Interested Public. New York, USA.

Technical Reports

Adaptation Partnership.2011. Review of current and planned adaptation action: The Caribbean.

Andrade, A, Córdoba,R, Dave,R, Girot, P, Herrera-F, B, Munroe, R, Oglethorpe, J, Pramova, E, Watson, J, Vergara, W. 2011. Principios y Lineamientos para la Integración del Enfoque Basado en Ecosistemas en el Diseño de Proyectos y Políticas de Adaptación: Un documento para discusión. CEM/IUCN, CATIE. Kenya.

Bodero, A. and D. Robadue. 1995. Strategies for Managing Mangrove Ecosystems in Ecuador. In: Robadue, D., editor and translator, Eight Years in Ecuador: The Road to Integrated Coastal Management. Narragansett, RI: Coastal Resources Center, University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island, USA.

Bueno, R., C. Herzfeld, E. Stanton, and F. Ackerman. 2008. El Caribe y el Cambio Climático: los costos de la inacción. Stockholm Environment Institute—US Center. Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University. Massachusetts, USA.

Bueno, R., C. Herzfeld, E. Stanton, and F. Ackerman. 2008. The Caribbean and Climate Change: the cost of inaction. Stockholm Environment Institute—US Center. Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University.

Cherrington, Emil A., et al., 2010. Identification of threatened and resilient mangroves in the Belize barrier Reef System. Technical report. Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

CONABIO. 2008. Manglares de México. Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad. México

CONABIO. 2009. Manglares de México: extensión y distribución. 2ª ed. Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad. México.

Conservation International. 2008. Economic Values of Coral Reefs, Mangroves, and Seagrasses: A Global Compilation. Center for Applied Biodiversity Science, Conservation International, Arlington, VA, USA.

Conservatoire du littoral. 2001. Les Mangroves de l’outre-mer francais: ecosystemes associes aux recifs coralliens (Mangroves of France overseas: Ecosystems associated with coral reefs). Technical report prepared upon the request of the French Initiative for Coral Reefs (IFRECOR). France.

Cooper, E., L. Burke, and N. Bood. 2009. Coastal Capital: Belize. The Economic Contribution of Belize´s Coral Reefs and Mangroves. WRI Working Paper. World Resources Institute, Washington DC., USA.

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund. Ecosytem Profile: the Caribbean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot. English version. Full document in English.Washington, D.C., USA.

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund. Perfil del ecosistema: Hotspot de Biodiversidad de las Islas del Caribe. Full document in Spanish. Washington, D.C., USA.

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund. Profil d’écosystème: Hotspot de la Biodiversite des Iles de Caraïbes. Full document in French. Washington, D.C., USA.

Crooks, S., D. Herr, J. Tamelander, D. Laffoley, and J. Vandever. 2011. Mitigating Climate Change through Restoration and Management of Coastal Wetlands and Near-shore Marine Ecosystems: Challenges and Opportunities. Environment Department Paper 121, World Bank, Washington, DC. USA.

Danone Fund for Nature. 2010. Achieving Carbon Offsets through Mangroves and Other Wetlands: Ramsar Report. November 2009 Expert Workshop Meeting Report, ed. Nick Davidson. Danone Group/IUCN/ Ramsar Convention Secretariat, Gland, Switzerland.

Dudley, N., S. Stolton, A. Belokurov, L. Krueger, N. Lopoukhine, K. MacKinnon, T. Sandwith, and N. Sekhran (eds). 2010. Natural Solutions: protected areas helping people cope with climate change. IUCN-WCPA, TNC, UNDP, WCS, The World Bank and WWF, Gland, Switzerland, Washington DC and New York, USA.

FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). 2007. The World’s Mangroves 1980-2005. FAO Forestry Paper. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. (FAO) no.15. Rome, Italy.

Huggins, A.E., S. Keel, P. Kramer, F. Núñez, S. Schill, R. Jeo, A. Chatwin, K. Thurlow, M. McPearson, M. Libby, R. Tingey, M. Palmer and R. Seybert. 2007. Biodiversity Conservation Assessment of the Insular Caribbean Using the Caribbean Decision Support System. Summary Report. The Nature Conservancy.

Laffoley, D.d’A. & Grimsditch, G. (eds). 2009. The management of natural coastal carbon sinks. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.

Loper et al., 2008. Socioeconomic conditions along the world’s tropical coasts: 2008. SocMon initiative.

McIvor, A.L., Spencer, T., Möller, I. and Spalding. M. 2013. The response of mangrove soil surface elevation to sea level rise. Natural Coastal Protection Series: Report 3. Cambridge Coastal Research Unit Working Paper 42. Published by The Nature Conservancy and Wetlands International. 59 pages. ISSN 2050-7941.

McIvor, A.L., Möller, I., Spencer, T. and Spalding. M. 2012. Reduction of wind and swell waves by mangroves. Natural Coastal Protection Series: Report 1. Cambridge Coastal Research Unit Working Paper 40. Published by The Nature Conservancy and Wetlands International. 27 pages. ISSN 2050-7941.

McIvor, A.L., Spencer, T., Möller, I. and Spalding. M. 2012. Storm surge reduction by mangroves. Natural Coastal Protection Series: Report 2. Cambridge Coastal Research Unit Working Paper 41. Published by The Nature Conservancy and Wetlands International. 35 pages. ISSN 2050-7941.

McLeod, Elizabeth and Salm, Rodney V. (2006). Managing Mangroves for Resilience to Climate Change. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, 2005. Ecosystems and human well-being: wetlands and water. Synthesis. World Resources Institute, Washington, DC., USA

Murray, B.C., L. Pendleton, W. A. Jenkins, and S. Sifleet. 2011. Green Payments for Blue Carbon Economic Incentives for Protecting Threatened Coastal Habitats. Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University. North Carolina, USA.

Nellemann, C., and E. Corcoran (eds). 2010. Dead Planet, Living Planet – Biodiversity and Ecosystem Restoration for Sustainable Development. A Rapid Response Assessment. United Nations Environment Programme, GRID-Arendal.

Nellemann, C., E. Corcoran, C. M. Duarte, L. Valdés, C. De Young, L. Fonseca, G. Grimsditch (eds). 2009. Blue Carbon. A Rapid Response Assessment. United Nations Environment Programme, GRID-Arendal.

Nicholls, R.J., P.P. Wong, V.R. Burkett, J.O. Codignotto, J.E. Hay, R.F. McLean, S. Ragoonaden and C.D. Woodroffe. 2007. Coastal systems and low-lying areas. Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani, J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden and C.E. Hanson, Eds., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

North American Bird Conservation Initiative, U.S. Committee, 2010. The State of the Birds 2010 Report on Climate Change. United States of America. U.S. Department of the Interior: Washington, DC., USA.

North American Bird Conservation Initiative, U.S. Committee, 2011. The State of the Birds 2011 Report on Public Lands and Waters. U.S. Department of Interior: Washington, DC., USA.

O’Sullivan, R., T. Chagas, D. Burns, and T. Pearson. 2011. Blue Carbon Policy Options Assessment. Climate Focus. Washington, DC., USA.

Oxfam Internacional. 2010. El clima cambia, amenaza y exige adaptación: Una mirada a la experiencia cubana de protección ante el cambio climático. Informe de investigación de OXFAM.

Russi D., ten Brink P., Farmer A., Badura T., Coates D., Förster J., Kumar R. and Davidson N. 2013. The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Water and Wetlands. IEEP, London and Brussels; Ramsar Secretariat, Gland.

Schumann, P. 2012. The Valuation of Marine Ecosystem Goods and Services in the Caribbean. Wilmington, NC: University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Sorenson, L.G. 2008. Participatory Planning Workshop for the Restoration of Ashton Lagoon: Workshop Proceedings and Final Report. The Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds and Sustainable Grenadines Project.

The World Bank, IUCN, ESA PWA. 2010. Capturing and Conserving Natural Coastal Carbon: Building mitigation, advancing adaptation. Information brief.

The World Bank. 2009. Convenient Solutions to an Inconvenient Truth: Ecosystem‐based Approaches to Climate Change. Environment Department. Washington, DC, USA.

UNEP-WCMC. 2006. In the front line: shoreline protection and other ecosystem services from mangroves and coral reefs. UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, UK.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI). 2011. Mainstreaming climate change adaptation into development planning: a guide for practitioners. Nairobi, Kenya.

United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) 2011. Taking Steps toward Marine and Coastal Ecosystem-Based Management – An Introductory Guide.

Scientific Articles and Working Papers

Adame, M.F., J. B. Kauffman, I. Medina, J.N. Gamboa, O. Torres, J. Caamal, M. Reza, J.A. Herrera-Silveira. 2012. Carbon Stocks of Tropical Coastal Wetlands within the Karstic Landscape of the Mexican Caribbean. PLoS ONE 8(2): e56569. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0056569

Alongi, Daniel. 2002. Present state and future of the world’s mangrove forests. Environmental Conservation 29 (3): 331–349.

Aburto-Oropeza, O. et al. 2008. Mangroves in the Gulf of California increase fishery yieldsPNAS 105 (30):  10456–10459.

Barbier, Edward B. 2000. Special Issue. The Values of Wetlands: Landscape and Institutional Perspectives. Valuing the environment as input: review of applications tomangrove-fishery linkagesEcological Economics 35: 47–61

Bosire, J.O. et al. 2008. Functionality of restored mangroves: A reviewAquatic Botany 89: 251–259.

Field, C. D. 1998. Rehabilitation of Mangrove Ecosystems: An Overview. Marine Pollution Bulletin. Vol. 37 (Nos. 8-12): 383-392.

Constanza, Robert et al. 1997. The value of the world’s ecosystem services and natural capital. Nature 387: 273-260.

Constanza, Robert. 2008. Ecosystem services: Multiple classification systems are needed. Letter. Biological Conservation 141: 350-352.

De Groot, Rudolf S., et al., 2002. Typology for the classification, description and valuation of ecosystem functions, goods and services. Ecological Economics 41: 393–408.

Duke, Norman C. et al. 2007. A world without mangroves? Letter. Science 317: 41-42.

Ellison, Aaron M. and Elizabeth J. Fansworth. 1996. Anthropogenic disturbance of Caribbean mangrove ecosystems: past impacts, present trends, and future predictions. Biotropica. 28 (4a): 549-565.

Fisher, Brendan et al. 2009. Defining and classifying ecosystem services for decision making. Ecological Economics 68: 643-653.

Gilman, Eric L. et al. 2008. Threats to mangroves from climate change and adaptation options: A review. Aquatic Botany 89: 237–250.

Hein, Lars et al. 2006. Spatial scales, stakeholders and the valuation of ecosystem services. Ecological Economics 57: 209 – 228.

Hutchison, J. et al. 2013. Predicting global patterns in mangrove forest biomass. Conservation Letters 00: 1–8. doi: 10.1111/conl.12060

Kushner, B., R. Waite, M. Jungwiwattanaporn, and L. Burke. 2012. Influence of Coastal 
Economic Valuations in the Caribbean: Enabling Conditions and Lessons Learned. Working Paper. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute

Lacerda, L.D. et al. 1993. Mangrove Ecosystems of Latin America and the Caribbean: a summary. InConservation and Sustainable Utilization of Mangrove Forests in Latin America and Africa Regions. Part I – Latin America. L. D. Lacerda (ed.). ITTO/International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems, Okinawa, Japan. pp. 1-42.

Luther, David A. and Russell Greenberg. 2009. Mangroves: a global perspective on the evolution and conservation of their terrestrial vertebrates. BioScience 59 (7):602-612.

Martinuzzi, Sebastián et al. 2009. Conversion and recovery of Puerto Rican mangroves: 200 years of change. Forest Ecology and Management 257: 75–84.

McKee, Karen L. et al. 2007. Caribbean mangroves adjust to rising sea level through biotic controls on change in soil elevation. Research paper. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 12 Pp.

Peh, Kelvin S.-H. et al. 2013. TESSA: A toolkit for rapid assessment of ecosystem services at sites of biodiversity conservation importance. Short communication. Ecosystem Services

Polidoro, Beth et al. 2010. The loss of species: mangrove extinction risk and geographic areas of global concern. PLoS ONE 5(4): e10095. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010095.

Rainforest Foundation Norway and Friends of the Earth Norway. 2012. REDD+: An incentive structure for long-term performance. A discussion paper for the UNFCCC session in Bangkok, September 2012.

Rönnbäck, Patrik. 1999. The ecological basis for economic value of seafood production supported by mangrove ecosystemsEcological Economics. 29: 235–252

Rüetzler, Klaus and Ilka C. Feller. 1996. Caribbean mangrove swamps. Scientific American 274(3): 94-99.

Sala, Enric et al. 2013. A General Business Model for Marine Reserves. PLoS ONE 8(4): e58799. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058799

Sherman, Ruth et al. 2003. Spatial patterns of biomass and aboveground net primary productivity in a mangrove ecosystem in the Dominican Republic. Ecosystems 6: 384–398.

Sherman, Ruth. 2001. Hurricane Impacts on a Mangrove Forest in the Dominican Republic: Damage Patterns and Early RecoveryBIOTROPICA 33(3): 393–408

Sherman, Ruth. 2000. Small-scale disturbance and regeneration dynamics in a neotropical mangrove forest. Journal of Ecology. 88: 165-178.

Sherman, Ruth et al. 1998. Soil-plant interactions in a neotropical mangrove forest: iron, phosphorus and sulfur dynamics. Oecologia 115: 553-563

Siikamäki, Juha et al. 2012. Global economic potential for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from mangrove loss. PNAS. 109 (36): 14369–14374.

Snedaker, Samuel. 1995. Mangroves and climate change in the Florida and Caribbean region: scenarios and hypotheses. Hydrobiologia 295: 43-49.

Srinivasana, U. T. et al. 2008. The debt of nations and the distribution of ecological impacts from human activities.  PNAS . 105 (5): 1768 –1773 

Valiela, I. et al., 2001. Mangrove forests: one of the world’s threatened major tropical environments. BioScience 51(10):807-815.

Yáñez–Arancibia, Alejandro y Ana L. Lara–Domínguez. 1999. Los manglares de América Latina en la encrucijada. p. 9-16. En: A. Yáñez–Arancibia y A. L. Lara–Domínquez (eds.). Ecosistemas de Manglar en América Tropical. Instituto de Ecología A.C. México, UICN/ORMA, Costa Rica, NOAA/NMFS Silver Spring MD USA. 380 p.

Yáñez-Arancibia, Alejandro. 1998. Los ecosistemas de manglar frente al cambio climático global. Madera y Bosques 4(2):3-19.

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