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  • 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...

  • Making our way ahead Photo: Iben Caroline Munck

    CEESP and COVID19: A Call to Action

    27.04.2020

    Note from the Chair of IUCN CEESP: by Kristen Walker Painemilla I hope that you and your loved ones are safe during this unprecedented crisis we are facing around the world with COVID-19. We are all learning to manage in this new paradigm. ...

  • "Kasiyanna" - an Indigenous Community coping mechanism Photo: Giovanni Reyes

    "Kasiyanna"- an Indigenous Community coping mechanism for disasters like pandemics

    14.04.2020

    CEESP News - by Minnie Degawan, activist for Indigenous Peoples’ rights from the Cordillera, Philippines and Director of Conservation International’s Indigenous & Traditional Peoples Program Four months into the worldwide crisis brought about...

  • Welcome to the new SULI website Photo: Dilys Roe

    A fresh look for the Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULi) website

    07.04.2020

    CEESP News: by Dilys Roe, Chair of the IUCN Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULi) The IUCN Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULi) received a small grant from IUCN SSC for communications work and revamped the...

  • Sustaining Earth: Bringing Law, Society and Sustainable Development Together Photo: Ravi Saxena

    Sustaining Earth: Bring Law, Society and Sustainable Development Together

    07.04.2020

    CEESP News: by Ravi Saxena, Assistant Professor (Politics and International Relations), Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, NMIMS (Deemed to be University), Mumbai, India The world is facing an unprecedented crisis of sustaining life and the earth....

  • Private Sector Engagement and Conservation Photo: Sudeep Budhaditya Deb

    Private Sector Engagement and Conservation in West Bengal: monitoring Compensatory Afforestation

    07.04.2020

    CEESP News: by Sudeep Budhaditya Deb, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, West Bengal Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority, Government of West Bengal, India Regulations, incentives or collaborations are three major modes...

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