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Great apes and FSC: implementing ‘ape friendly’ practices in Central Africa’s logging concessions

This volume outlines a framework within which logging companies adhering to Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certification can be the catalyst needed to ensure the long-term preservation of African great apes. Specific guidelines and practical considerations are provided as to how and why forestry and conservation practitioners should col-laborate in maintaining wildlife.

 

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> Les grands singes et le FSC: mise en oeuvre de pratiques d’exploitation favorables aux grands singes dans les concessions forestières en Afrique centrale
Great apes and FSC: implementing ‘ape friendly’ practices in Central Africa’s logging concessions
 

Ecosystems and disaster risk reduction in the context of the great east Japan earthquake and tsunami: a scoping study: report to the Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund

This volume focuses on the perceptions of communities on the role of ecosystems for disaster risk reduction, particularly in the context of the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan. Key experiences and perspectives of the local communities provide insights on how ecosystems are perceived and how the role of ecosystems during the 3/11 events was perceived. The report also highlights the valuable lessons Japan is learning that can assist other countries to help build resilient communities.
 

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Ecosystems and disaster risk reduction in the context of the great east Japan earthquake and tsunami: a scoping study: report to the Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund
 

Review of statutory and customary law in the Xe Champhone Ramsar site, Lao PDR: implications for a rights-based approach to conservation

This publication summarizes and analyses the findings of a situational analysis in the Xe Champhone Ramsar Site in Lao PDR, looking specifically at customary law governing natural resources and including its relationship with statutory law. It provides recommendations on how to incorporate customary law governing natural resources into the governance of Ramsar sites in the country.
 

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Review of statutory and customary law in the Xe Champhone Ramsar site, Lao PDR: implications for a rights-based approach to conservation
 

IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012: Conservation Campus report

The Conservation Campus at the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress was designed to provide an interactive learning environment to build capacity in support of the IUCN Programme, drawing on the knowledge and expertise of the Union. This report sets out to provide an overview of the diverse sessions of the Conservation Campus; a summary of the evaluation of the event and feedback received from participants and session organisers; observations and recommendations for anyone looking to organise another Conservation Campus based on our experience; and useful links for where to go for further information.  

 

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IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012: Conservation Campus report
 

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