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News

  • Conservation, Economic Reactivation and COVID-19 in Peruvian Amazon Indigenous Communities Photo: Lenn RH on phhere

    Conservation, Economic Reactivation and COVID-19 in Peruvian Amazon Indigenous Communities

    05.06.2020

    CEESP News:  by Ana Watson & Conny Davidsen, University of Calgary. Department of Geography - Environmental Governance Research Group. University of Calgary* The COVID-19 crisis calls us to critically analyze the role of the state in extraction...

  • Tara and the Magic Tree Tara and the Magic Tree Photo: znuggle.me

    Tara and the Magic Tree

    05.06.2020

    The newest CEC product is about a little girl named Tara who befriended a Magic Tree that helps her fighting for a cleaner planet

  • Covid-19 and Crocodilians Photo: Stephanie Nicolle, Australia

    COVID-19, conservation programs and Crocodilians

    04.06.2020

    CEESP News: By Grahame Webb, Chair, IUCN-SSC Crocodile Specialist Group The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, are in some ways the “experiment that no-one could afford to do”, and quantifying its impact seems fundamental. Implementing...

  • COVID-19 & altering humans’ physical interaction with wildlife Photo: Photo by form PxHere https://pxhere.com/en/photo/809636

    COVID-19 and the need for 'Convivial Conservation'

    03.06.2020

    CEESP News - Blog post by Robert Fletcher, Bram Büscher & Kate Massarella, Wageningen University, the Netherlands When 2020 was declared a “super year” for biodiversity conservation, no one suspected that a particular form of this...

  • Wildlife-free e-commerce initiative to conserve biodiversity and safeguard Public Health Photo: CBCGDF

    Chinese Civil Society launches wildlife-free e-commerce initiative to conserve biodiversity and safeguard public health

    03.06.2020

    CEESP News: by Jinfeng Zhou, Linda Wong, Charlotte Hong, China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation* Emergent e-commerce benefits peoples daily lives in numerous ways, but it has also made illegal wildlife trade easy and...

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