From the Ground Up: How Land Trusts and Conservancies are Providing Solutions to Climate Change
This Policy Focus Report presents a dozen case studies that demonstrate how land trusts, conservancies, and other nongovernmental civic organizations have meaningfully addressed climate change over the past several decades. These organizations are working to protect land, biodiversity, and historic resources in more than 100 countries on ...
ILCN e-Newsletter, January 2017
Happy New Year and stories of efforts to designate the Niagara River North America's first transborder Ramsar site, to conserve private land along the Rio Bita in Colombia, to advance Natura 2000 through the new European Solidarity Corps, and more
Green Bonds and Land Conservation: A New Investment Landscape?
Green bonds are experiencing explosive growth, but are they a useful new financing tool to bridge conservation funding shortfalls or just the latest chapter in greenwashing?
ILCN e-Newsletter, December 2016
A review of the ILCN Cross-Border Workshop, payments for ecosystem services schemes in Uganda, the Australian Land Conservation Alliance Conference, and US updates on how land fared in the election and the latest land trust census results.
Technical guidelines for the design and management of participatory connectivity conservation and restoration projects at the landscape scale in Latin America
Herrera Fernández, Bernal
This document recounts the authors’ experience in participatory conservation processes that seek terrestrial biodiversity connectivity. Its documentation of this experience hopefully can contribute to the conservation and restoration of ecological connectivity in other parts of Latin America and the world.
Nature-based solutions to address global societal challenges
This report has been prepared as part of an effort by IUCN to define its position on Nature-based Solutions (NbS) and plan for future work to advance this concept and support effective implementation of NbS to enhance ecosystem services provision and address societal challenges.
Chile is destined to be one of the most important green focus points on the planet
Interview with Jim Levitt that appeared in Que Pasa, a leading Chilean news magazine, on Friday, September 30, 2016 in relation to the Workshop on Innovations in Conservation Finance. English language adaptation of the interview, with several corrections and clarifications.
Chile está llamado a ser uno de los focos verdes más importantes del planeta
Interview with Jim Levitt that appeared in Que Pasa, a leading Chilean news magazine, on Friday, September 30, 2016 in relation to the Workshop on Innovations in Conservation Finance. (Spanish language)
Video on the Workshop on Innovations in Conservation Finance
Las Majadas de Pirque
This video of the Workshop on Innovations in Conservation Finance was put together by workshop hosts, Las Majadas de Pirque.
ILCN e-Newsletter, September 2016
A review of the World Conservation Congress, the burgeoning Land Trust Reserve movement in China, and the ILCN's workshop on innovations in Conservation Finance.
A primer on governance for protected and conserved areas
Borrini-Feyerabend, G., P. Bueno, T. Hay-Edie, B. Lang, A. Rastogi and T. Sandwith
As understanding of governance and related policy and practices is evolving throughout the world, the IUCN shares a basic lexicon in the hope that speaking “a common language” may help to better communicate and develop concepts of increasing clarity and meaning.