From the Ground Up Preview: 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 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...
ILCN February 2020 Newsletter
In this newsletter: Update from the Australian Land Conservation Network on the Australian Bushfires, ELCN and Eurosite integrate to form "Eurosite- the European Land Conservation Network", and more.
ILCN November 2019 Newsletter
In the November edition of the ILCN newsletter: South Africa's First Sustainable Landscape Finance Coalition, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy publishes new book, and more.
ILCN September 2019 Newsletter
In this newsletter: ILCN releases "International Outlook for Privately Protected Areas" with UNDP, ILCN and the Land Trust Alliance publish "International Framework for Establishing Standards and Practices in Private Land Conservation", "Slow Food" and cooperative conservation at ELCN workshop in Romania, and more.
ILCN Webinar: Holistic Landscape Conservation in the 21st Century
In this webinar, 2019 Kingsbury Browne Fellow Michael Whitfield makes a case for holistic landscape conservation efforts, discusses elements of holistic landscape collaboration that meet both ecological and social goals, and examines the consequences of their implementation in multiple settings. This webinar, which is moderated by Jim Lev...
Towards Holistic Landscape Conservation In the 21st Century
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
In America we enjoy an amazing conservation legacy. However, all of Planet Earth is in the midst of an environmental and social crisis. Here in the United States, observers often see conflict between efforts to conserve nature in the face of massive loss of biological diversity versus efforts to provide all our people with suitable housin...
ILCN Webinar: Sylvia Bates on Standards and Practices for Land Trusts
Sylvia Bates, Director of Standards & Educational Services at the Land Trust Alliance, describes the history and context of the development of the U.S. standards, and discusses her insights from the experiences of land conservation organizations and networks in different jurisdictions, including Canada, Catalonia and Chile, in ad...