ILCN ELCN Earth Day Online Plenary
On the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day, the ILCN/ELCN Earth Day Plenary highlights the importance of leadership at all levels of society – from national, subnational, and local government to civic and grassroots initiatives – to protect natural and cultural resources for the benefit of present and future generations.
An Open Field: Emerging Opportunities for a Global Private Land Conservation Movement
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
This paper explores the history of the land trust movement in the US, looks at specific examples of the growing private land conservation movement around the globe, and proposes a model that includes a framework of legal, financial and organizational elements.
Conservation on Private Land: A Review of Global Strategies with a Proposed Classification System
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
With parks and protected areas insufficient to sustain global biodiversity, the role of private land in biodiversity conservation is increasingly significant. This paper proposes a classification system for private land conservation as a complement to IUCN's classification of global protected areas.
Alternative Ways to Support Private Land Conservation
This report for the European Commission extensively details current global trends occurring in private land conservation. It offers analysis of such trends and also suggests alternative methodologies for performing private land conservation in different areas of the world depending on legal, governance, and financial structures.