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.
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.
This is a video taken from one of the World Leaders Dialogues at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in JeJu and focuses on the theme of Nature + Food. This conference features a series World Leaders Dialogue, each centered on a different theme. This was recorded on September 8, 2012.
For a summary of the main points made in this dialogue, see Ecoagriculture's blog, which is linked below.
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.
to read article, see link below.
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
Solutions Journal article exploring two national parks in India and the reasons behind their successes and failures in conserving the parks' ecosystems.
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