The Environmental Defense Fund's Amazon Basin Project is working to equip indigenous peoples with the information, technical assistance, and skills they need to participate fully in national climate change policy discussions and official negotiations, and to ensure they benefit from efforts to preserve forests.
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Blog from Conservation International on a project in Haiti to engage youth in conservation.
Water levels in Lake Naivasha are on the rise following the conservation efforts by various stakeholders around the lake to conserve it. Flower farms, fishermen and farmers at catchment areas are running joint restoration efforts aimed at limiting pollution and wastage of the lake's water. Currently water levels are at 1889.57 meters and according to Craig Olton the production manager of Finlay Horticulture one of the horticultural companies engaged in the lake's restoration efforts.
"For decades, the people of southern Louisiana have gradually struggled with the collapse of the Mississippi River Delta. Land that once provided shelter from hurricanes, space for agriculture, a basis for livelihoods and a source for recreation has — sometimes in one generation — disappeared.
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.
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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