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 ...
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.
Voluntary non-monetary approaches for implementing conservation
The voluntary non-monetary approach to conservation refers to actions that citizens or organizations could voluntarily implement in their area of influence without the incentive of monetary compensations. Authors suggest that a voluntary, non-monetary approach could be widely applicable across many countries and environments.
ILCN e-Newsletter, July 2016
Celebrating the Derecho Real de Conservacion and partnership between Trust for Nature and Bank Australia.
Integration of private land conservation areas in a network of statutory protected areas: Implications for sustainability
Maciejewskia, K., et al.
Researchers interviewed 90 private land conservation area managers and 30 statutory reserve managers in the Western Cape Province of South Africa about their interactions with other managers, finding that fostering collaboration in private land conservation networks should enhance their long-term sustainability and effectiveness, increasi...
"Everyday (Siku ni Siku)" Music Video
Produced in partnership with the Berklee College of Music, this video features an original song, “Everyday (Siku ni Siku)” highlighting the significance of the ILCN’s mission
Guide to Conservation Finance
World Wildlife Fund
This guide informs field practitioners about which of the available financing mechanisms they could apply to achieve their conservation aims. The various mechanisms are illustrated with short case studies that demonstrate both successes and challenges.
Conservation Finance Glossary
Conservation Finance Network
A glossary of conservation-related abbreviations, acronyms and terms.
ICL Leadership Podcast
Institute for Conservation Leadership
Hosted by Kurt Thompson, this podcast series will keep you informed and connected with people in the field by featuring conversations on leadership, strategy, and collaboration.
Nature’s Returns: Investing in Ecosystem Services Webinar Series
Center for Business and the Environment at Yale
This series of free, public webinars features an introduction to the topic of Ecosystem Services and the perspective of practitioners in the field from the NGO side and the investment community. Conservationists and investors are hoping to achieve a win-win for the economy and the environment.
Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity
Produced for the European Commission, DG Environment by the Science Communication Unit, UWE, Bristol
This In-Depth Report explores four core facets of the ecosystem services concept: the links between biodiversity and ecosystem services; current techniques for mapping and assessing ecosystems and their services; valuation of ecosystem services and the importance of considering all ecosystem services and biodiversity as part of an interco...