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  • 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...

  • Conservación, reactivación económica y el COVID-19 en Comunidades Indígenas Amazónicas Peruanas Photo: Ana Watson

    Conservación, reactivación económica y el COVID-19 en Comunidades Indígenas Amazónicas Peruanas

    03.06.2020

    CEESP News:  by Ana Watson & Conny Davidsen, University of Calgary. Department of Geography - Environmental Governance Research Group. University of Calgary* La crisis del COVID-19 nos llama analizar críticamente el rol del estado en los proyectos...

  • 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...

  • Distribution of mask and sanitizers in Luckhamkudy Tribal Colony, Eravikulam National Park, Kerala. Photo: Job J. Neriamparambil

    Participatory Conservation Economies in Kerala, India: A Stepping Stone to Resilience

    31.05.2020

    CEESP News: by Aditi Bhardwaj, Anil Kumar Bhardwaj and Sunil C.G.* The participatory Integrated Conservation Development Programmes in major Protected Areas of Kerala, India, have led to the gradual empowerment of the local communities. With financial...

  • conservation challenges across Africa - COVID-19 Photo: Maliasili

    Adapting in a Time of Crisis

    29.05.2020

    CEESP News: by Fred Nelson, CEO of Maliasili and CEESP member* Maliasili works with leading organizations to find solutions to conservation challenges across Africa by improving their organizational performance and impact. We currently support sixteen...

  • Green Criminology & Wildlife trafficing Photo: Ines Arroyo Quiroz

    International wildlife trade: 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...

  • 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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