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News

  • Green Criminology & Wildlife trafficing Photo: Ines Arroyo Quiroz

    International wildlife trade: latest research and COVID-19

    29.05.2020

    CEESP News: by Dr. Inés Arroyo-Quiroz, Chair of the CEESP Specialist Group on Green Criminology & Researcher at CRIM - UNAM, Mexico Wildlife trade involves far more than animals harvested in tropical regions and sold in China. Most...

  • local action and local solutions Photo: Community Conservation Research Network

    Film Premiere: Sustainable Futures - Communities in Action

    29.05.2020

    CEESP News: by The Community Conservation Research Network (CCRN) CCRN presents a new documentary, "Sustainable Futures - Communities in Action," premiering June 5th, 2020. See what can happen when a community protects its environment,...

  • The light in the forest: A lesson in optimism from conservationists in Brazil  Photo: © FG Trade

    The light in the forest: A lesson in optimism from conservationists in Brazil

    27.05.2020

    CEESP News - by Lydia Cardona, Manager, Center for Communities and Conservation at Conservation International An innovative workshop on conflict sensitivity and conflict transformation was held in Brazil in February. Supported by PeaceNexus Foundation...

  • Nguyen Van Truong Photo: Delacours langur. Credit by Nguyen Van Truong

    ASAP launches its first small grant scheme for Southeast Asian species on the brink of extinction

    26.05.2020

    The IUCN SSC Asian Species Action Partnership (ASAP), with support from Fondation Segré, has launched a Rapid Action Fund for tackling the extinction crisis in Southeast Asia. Small grants are now available for urgent conservation action that focuses on...

  • Mobilizing in support of small-scale fisheries impacted by COVID-19 Photo: © Cristina Mittermeier

    Mobilizing in support of small-scale fisheries impacted by COVID-19

    25.05.2020

    CEESP News: by Nathan Bennett, Chair of the IUCN CEESP Specialist Group 'People and the Oceans' The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly spread around the world with extensive social and economic effects for the small-scale fisheries sector and coastal...

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