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Call for papers on Large-Scale Restoration of Ecosystems.

S.A.P.I.EN.S journal of Veolia Environment Institute is calling for papers on how large-scale restoration can stimulate sustainable development. …  

31 Oct 2013 | Downloads - document

Book cover Visualizing Sustainable Landscapes

Visualizing Sustainable Landscapes

IUCN’s visualizing sustainable landscapes is a manual aimed to support the environmental community who is using visualization techniques to communicate both abstract and concrete ideas when dealing with conservation and development situations. The manual contains various visualization techniques that will facilitate communication among various stakeholders from different ethnic groups, with different levels of educations and literacy and different needs.   …  

25 Sep 2013 | Downloads - publication

Financialisation, Biodiversity Conservation and Equity: Some currents and concerns

WHEN nature is viewed in monetary terms, is it the nature that is valued, or the money? And what implications does this have for ecosystems and equity, given a financialised economy that rewards money products and their brokers, and that tends towards speculative and volatile dynamics?   …  

16 Aug 2012 | Downloads - publication
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'Bitter Seeds' documentary reveals tragic toll of GMOs in India

We sometimes lose sight of the fact that Big Ag's influence extends far beyond our own borders. Micha Peled's documentary Bitter Seeds is a stark reminder of that fact. Bitter Seeds exposes the havoc Monsanto has wreaked on rural farming communities in India, and serves as a fierce rebuttal to the claim that genetically modified seeds can save the developing world. …  

16 Aug 2012 | Downloads - publication
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Development of Linked Cultural and Biophysical Indicators for the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area

The International Journal of Science in Society 2 (4):181-194. CEESP member Rosemary Hill and colleagues published a Journal article reinforcing that worldwide there are examples of ecosystems that exist in their current state due to the complex interactions between people and the environment over time.  …  

16 Aug 2012 | Downloads - publication
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Our Country Our Way: Guidelines for Australian Indigenous Protected Area Management Plans

Our Country Our Way is an illustrated guide that can be used by anyone interested in developing a management plan for an Indigenous Protected Area. Indigenous Protected Area management plans are based on making connections between Indigenous people, country, traditional law, custom and culture with the Australian and international systems for protected area management.  …  

16 Aug 2012 | Downloads - publication
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Indigenous Peoples and Sustainable Development: Protecting our Rights

 The guide addresses the question of how can we make sure that development initiatives are really sustainable and bring positive results for the well-being of indigenous communities. One of the best strategies we can use is to demand that all development initiatives respect our human rights.  …  

16 Aug 2012 | Downloads - publication
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Peoples under threat around the world: Interactive Map

(The Guardian) How safe are indigenous peoples around the world? This map shows country rankings according to the latest Peoples Under Threat index from Minority Rights Group International. South Sudan is the highest riser, although it has only just come into existence.  …  

16 Aug 2012 | Downloads - publication
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Protected Landscapes & Wild Bidoversity

Protected landscapes and seascapes (IUCN category V) are protected areas where long established management systems play a critical conservation role in culturally-influenced ecosystems. Proponents claim that the category V approach can benefit both people and wildlife.  …  

16 Aug 2012 | Downloads - publication
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