The creation of a sustainable future will require the development of conservation practitioners with a strong foundation in science, leadership, and management. In addition, these practitioners will need to engage in cross-disciplinary problem solving, to understand cross-cultural and cross-boundary issues, and to be comfortable operating adaptively in an environment of increasing complexity and uncertainty.
Slowing and even reversing effects of climate change will require serious efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Most of those efforts will be on the national and international level, beyond the scope of regional stakeholders and policymakers. Fishermen can, of course, contribute to CO
Can a community like the South Bronx, which suffers from high unemployment, underinvestment and so-called environmental injustice, fit into the green economy? In 2010 a union-backed training initiative took on the question, enrolling unemployed residents, including many who had served time in prison, in a green jobs certification program.
A new animated film about REDD was launched yesterday at the annual meeting of the Forest Movement Europe in Portugal.
In the aftermath of the destructive storm surge driven by Hurricane Sandy, there’s been a second surge — of recommendations on how to cut risks from the next storm.
On November 9 the New England groundfish industry will have an opportunity to discuss the state of fishery science with scientists from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The workshop in Portsmouth, NH responds to criticism generated by abrupt changes in scientific evaluations of the status of fish stocks that support fishing communities from Maine to New Jersey.
Field To Market is a diverse alliance working to create opportunities across the agricultural supply chain for continuous improvements in productivity, environmental quality, and human well-being. The group provides collaborative leadership that is engaged in industry-wide dialogue, grounded in science, and open to the full range of technology choices.
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The Center for Collaborative Conservation (CCC) at Colorado State University (CSU) invites applications for its Collaborative Conservation Fellowship Program’s fifth cohort of fellows. We welcome applications from CSU graduate students, CSU faculty and research scientists, and conservation practitioners. We plan to award fellowships to about 5 practitioners/faculty members and 8-10 graduate students.
Article from Guardian Sustainable Business on developing a better investment model to deliver food, fuel and fibre without sacrificing forests, which would benefit the economy, society and environment.
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