San Diego State University researchers will lead a study of one of China’s national treasures and endangered species: The Guizhou snub-nosed monkey, often called the golden monkey.
Individuals and organizations can now take action on climate change while empowering Malawian smallholder farmers.
Today’s blog is from Edy Setyawan, a scientist with Conservation International (CI) in Indonesia. His post is part of a series chronicling a joint coral reef health monitoring trip in Raja Ampat, Indonesia with CI, The Nature Conservancy and WWF. Blogs from this assessment are being cross-posted on the Nature Conservancy’s Cool Green Science blog.
An integrated landscape in the works, the World Bank’s Sustainable Production Systems and Biodiversity Project is trying to meld biodiversity conservation with agricultural production. Its goals are to conserve and protect nationally and globally significant biodiversity in Mexico by mainstreaming biodiversity-friendly management practices in productive landscapes in priority biological corridors.
Pastoralist Transformations to Resilient Futures: Understanding Climate from the Ground Up is a project that aims to explore East African pastoralists’ perceptions of climatic changes and their experiences coping with related challenges. Another goal is to engage scientists, pastoralists and policy-makers in co-producing knowledge about local adaptation and solutions to climate change in the rangelands of East Africa. Dr. Kathleen Galvin and Dr.
East African pastoralists have historically coped with seasonal and annual climatic variability. However, as climatic changes are intensifying in the region, their livestock-dependent livelihoods are ever more vulnerable to increasingly frequent droughts and other extreme events.
Maasai pastoralists in East Africa are using video to share their stories and experiences about coping with seasonal and annual climatic variability. As climatic changes intensify in the region, their livestock-dependent livelihoods are ever more vulnerable to increasingly frequent droughts and other extreme events.
An Ethiopian project aimed at regenerating forests has received Africa’s first UN-administered temporary carbon credits for a land use project. The project, run by small farmers in southwestern Ethiopia, is restoring natural native species, water supply, and wildlife. Revenue from the carbon credits is being reinvested in additional community-driven activities.