IUCN COMMISSION GROUP

IUCN CEM Sustainable Use and Management of Ecosystems Thematic Group

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Overview and description

Description:
The mission of the Thematic Group on Sustainable Use and Management of Ecosystems (SUME) is to explore how sustainable use can serve as a tool to manage, and where needed restore ecosystems; to share ...
The mission of the Thematic Group on Sustainable Use and Management of Ecosystems (SUME) is to explore how sustainable use can serve as a tool to manage, and where needed restore ecosystems; to share that knowledge with ecosystem managers and policy makers.:The SUME Group’s Objectives are to: Identify how sustainable use of renewable natural resources can contribute to management and restoration of ecosystems. Identify and document the role ecosystem management plays in sustaining the use of renewable natural resources. Identify and promote conservation advantages accruing to flora, mycota and fauna from more effective ecosystem management. Facilitate research and knowledge sharing that explores how sustainable use of renewable natural resources can foster more resilient ecosystems.

Group leadership

Dr Keiya NAKAJIMA

Co-Chair
Keiya Nakajima is Executive Director of The Japan Falconiformes Center (JFC) that has various works for the conservation of wild birds of prey in Japan. Traditional falconry knowledge is also applied ...
Keiya Nakajima is Executive Director of The Japan Falconiformes Center (JFC) that has various works for the conservation of wild birds of prey in Japan. Traditional falconry knowledge is also applied to the conservation work such as keeping of injured raptors or rehabilitation of recovered birds. JFC is member organization of International Association for Falconry & Conservation of Birds of Prey (IAF) since 1973.

Dr Adrian LOMBARD

Chair

At a glance

Official name:
IUCN CEM Sustainable Use and Management of Ecosystems Thematic Group
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