Authors have documented a “research-implementation gap” in conservation. Research intended to inform conservation practice often does not, and practice often is not informed by the best science. We used the literature on policy learning (i.e., literature attributing policy change to learning) to structure a study of how practice is informed by science in collaborative conservation. We studied implementation by U.S. states of state wildlife action plans.
GWP Malaysia and the Global Environment Centre co-organised a Regional Training of Trainers course on Ecosystem Services and IWRM on 18-21 June 2012. It was targeted to enable greater awareness and understanding on ecosystem management based on a holistic and sustainable manner aimed at empowering relevant stakeholders in Malaysia with knowledge and skills needed to adopt the ecosystem services concept.
Blog from Conservation International on a project in Haiti to engage youth in conservation.
This webinar was done by CCC fellows Sarah Reed and Lindsay Ex and is hosted by the Switzer Foundation. Description below.
Leadership grantee Sarah Reed (Associate Conservation Scientist, Wildlife Conservation Society) and her colleague Lindsay Ex (Environmental Planner, City of Fort Collins) discussed their effort to build a collaborative learning network for practitioners engaged in conservation development.
Blog from EcoAgriculture on efforts to bring together indigenous knowlegde and scientific knowledge into ecosystem management.
See link below for blog.
Article from New Agriculturist about a growing bee-keeping cooperative in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan region where honey was traditionally bartered for or sold at low prices and is now an import source of income.
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This article from WRI insights details discussions raised during a seminar at World Water Week in Stockholm.
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Resource Protection Strategies Designed to Address Potential Oil and Gas Development on Red Mountain Open Space, Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, and Meadow Springs Ranch
From Solutions Magazine, a look at CSOs (Civil Society Organizations) and the strategies they will need to make an impact in the face of climate change and other global issues.
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March 1, 2013
The Environmental Studies Program at Colby College, in conjunction with partner universities, colleges, and research institutions, is hosting a conference on March 1, 2013 in Waterville, Maine, that will focus on students as catalysts for large landscape conservation.