How Landscape Conservation Partnerships Are Working to Address Climate Change
This paper examines the experience of collaborative partnerships in dealing with climate change. The examination draws from a recent online survey of landscape conservation partnerships, interviews with over 40 practitioners, web research, and email communications. The paper presents practices that appear to be most effective and makes re...
ILCN/ELCN Webinar: Connecting Universities with Land Conservation Organisations
This webinar focuses on efforts underway to understand and foster university/land conservation organisation partnerships. The discussion includes questions such as: What are barriers to and facilitators of such partnerships? What makes a good partnership? When are university researchers best able to answer or address questions for land co...
ILCN/ELCN Webinar: Utter Opposites? Conservation in a Commercial Farming Context
In this webinar, panelists present different approaches, from three corners of the world, of how and why farmers are succeeding in combining biodiversity protection with well-run, modern and economically sustainable farms.
ILCN/ELCN Webinar: Using EU LIFE Funding for Private Land Conservation
This webinar provides a programme manager’s perspective on LIFE funding opportunities for private and civic land conservation projects. Organisations that have developed projects and received EU LIFE funding share experiences and insights from the conservation practitioner and LIFE project manager perspective.
ILCN/ELCN Webinar: Peer Learning and Collaborative Leadership in Large Landscapes
Over the past two years, the International Land Conservation Network has convened the first cohort of the Large Landscape Peer Learning Initiative (LLPLI) to share insights and strategies regarding finance, governance, law and policy, and stewardship. These exchanges and in-depth strategic collaborations between large landscape conservati...
ILCN/ELCN Webinar: Conservation Tools and Strategies in Common Law Jurisdictions
Organisations and conservation practitioners in common law jurisdictions discuss the core agreements used in their country, including conservation covenants in Australia and New Zealand and conservation easements in the United States.
Report on the Large Landscape Peer Learning Initiative: The Journey of the First Cohort
The Large Landscape Peer Learning Initiative (LLPLI) is an effort designed to: help articulate, through peer exchange and sharing of best practices, the strategic vision of large landscape conservation initiatives around the globe, and to monitor the implementation of these strategic visions over time.
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.
Testimonials: Section 37D: Helping to Build a Better South Africa
The effective implementation of finance solutions, such as section 37D of the ITA, is a set of tools that can assist in attaining these important goals for our country, as is evident from the testimonials of South African taxpayers owning and managing our protected areas.
Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review Vol. 5
"A new volume of the Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review (vol. 5) with the theme: “Understanding the Multiple Values associated with Sustainable Use in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)” was recently published jointly by UNU-IAS and IGES. The volume compiles eleven selected case studies provided by...
A review of critical perspectives on private land conservation in academic literature
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
"In recent years, private land conservation has increased in profile among policymakers and academics. Conservation initiatives on privately owned land help to mitigate global biodiversity loss and introduce new actors to conservation. However, they have also been the subject of numerous critical accounts. This review catalogs issues that...