This article from the World Resources Institute discusses the importance of land rights in creating strong incentives for sustainable land management and this issue's conspicuous absence from the Rio +20 agenda.
Local governments around the world have a new tool to help share and use vast amounts of biodiversity knowledge collected in the course of their work.
The infiltration of pine beetles in South Dakota has caused both loggers and members of the Lakota tribe to work together and are both working to clear the infected trees in their region.
The UNCSD Rio+20 presents an unparalleled opportunity to further the goals of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative – as poverty alleviation, food security, and environmental protection are all key themes of the meeting. With Rio+20
"WRI, the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS), and the Center for Sustainability Studies at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (GVces) launched the Brazilian Business and Ecosystem Services Partnership (PESE)&nbs
blog from ecoagricuture.org on working with local communities in Madagascar to stop illegal hunting and forest clearing with Conservation International's Conservation Steward's Program.
for article, see link below.