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.
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.
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.
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
Article from Solutions Journal on pearl farming as a sustainable and economical incentive to conserve marine biodiversity in coastal communities.
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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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