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Why Conservation Needs Women: Supporting Women’s Networks for Community Conservation

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Specifically, community conservation often takes place largely without women, and that’s not a good thing. Hausheer). Related Articles.

Mobile Text Surveys: A Smarter Way to Measure Conservation’s Impacts on People?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Donors, other funders, governments and potential partners are demanding that our work be sensitive to people’s welfare and even enhance it if possible.

Healthy Coastal Habitats: Examples for Nature and People

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Community buy-in is key. Healthy Coastal Habitats: A Boon to Nature and People. Community partners are skeptical of lofty promises.

Nature Protects People

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million people at risk due to flooding and sea level rise, powerful solutions are needed in order to keep the county safe.

Community Leaders Support New Apprenticeship Initiative

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A decline in the number of apprentices entering the construction sector and the increase in the number of unemployed under 25-year olds, has given rise to a new initiative aimed at strengthening communities and offering young people skills and advancement in the building industry. Under the accreditation umbrella of A.C.E

Nature’s Climate Solutions

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Improve Land Management : Smart land use practices can lower greenhouse gas emissions while also generating benefits for people and nature.

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Can We Restore…Everything? 100 Words from Hobbs, Ellis, Marvier & Others

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Craig Groves is executive director of Science for Nature and People (SNAP).  . Weeds in a vacant lot. Photo © Michael Coghlan/Flickr. Ellis.

Hotspots for People: A New Conservation Strategy

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Can we both protect vulnerable habitat and ensure the resilience of the livelihoods of people in the face of climate change? 2013). 2003).

Urban outreach strategies for protected area agencies

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[Home page of this section — Includes information on related publications and activities] THIS IS THE WEB VERSION OF A 168-PAGE PRINTED BOOK See below for the table of contents, links to individual articles in HTML, and a link to the PDF version. Click here to order the print version. Although the PDF has 46,146 kb, it is divided into parts.

Climate Change, Health, and Population Dynamics: A View from Tanzania

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One progressive way of helping at-risk people adapt to climate change is to improve their health. million people. Related Articles.

14 Keys To Building People Friendly Communities

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want to share some of the ways I have been coming to think about community sustainability, or what I like to call good “people habitat.”

‘Community is the cornerstone of our energy future’

Green (Living) Review

So, when the level of change required is so huge, why is community energy such an important part of the transformation in the UK?

Building Thriving, Resilient Communities

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Sponsored by Thriving Resilient Communities Collaboratory. Community Education Resilience Sustainability Sustainable-development

World Indigenous Day: Harnessing the Power of the Five Percent

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This event also recognizes the achievements and contributions Indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection.

UN agency head highlights Brazil’s role in promoting family farming and transforming rural communities

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"For more than 30 years, IFAD has partnered with Brazil to reduce poverty, transform rural areas and sustainably increase the productivity of poor rural people, whilst still protecting the environment. Last April, IFAD approved a new country strategy for Brazil. Press release No.: Since 1978, we have provided US$17.7

Livable Communities through Urban Forestry

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This talk was presented at the Livable Communities through Urban Forestry Conference in Washington DC, August 6, 2015 by Suzanne H. et al.

Freegan: strategies for sustainable living beyond capitalism

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Vegans are people who avoid products from animal sources or products tested on animals in an effort to avoid harming animals. Source: [link].

99% Spring Has Sprung: Shareholder Actions Underway Across the.

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An estimated 24 people were arrested inside and outside the building. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. RSS Feeds.

Fish of the Forest: Large Wood Benefits Salmon Recovery

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People of the Salmon: Haida Tribe Defends Salmon with Science in Alaska. Related Articles. By Matt Miller. By Matt Miller. By Matt Miller.

Livable Communities

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Imagine vital exchanges across generations and beautiful places where people gather. Tags: Green Social Community link].

The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil - 53 min - Jul 6, 2008 [link] When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. In other places people don't know their neighbors. It's a local economy.

Shoot Out the Lights: Science, Hydropower & Reality on the Mekong

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“perspectives of local people on dams defy simple answers and conclusions.” Sunset on the Mekong. Photo by Jeff Opperman. Figure.

Jonathon Porritt: Community energy is becoming a force for real change

Green (Living) Review

First off, it''s great to see the launch of Community Energy England (CEE). and the rest of the energy sector. Read more: [link

Five Years After BP Spill, Gulf of Mexico is Rekindling Responsibility for the Gulf’s Future

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Their actions serve as a model for how restoring nature can help strengthen coastal communities all over the world. environment.

Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities: Design Strategies for the Post-Carbon World

The Green Changemakers

If a convenience store, café or transit stop is located within a five minute walk, he states, people will walk there. Vancouver has done it.

In defence of ecovillages: the communities that can teach the world to live sustainably

The Green Changemakers

Members of Calafou put in money to the community on the basis of their individual capacity but share governance and benefits equally.

NACDD Releases New Community Action Guide regarding Food Deserts

Green (Living) Review

People living in food desert or swamp communities are at much greater risk for negative health outcomes including diabetes, cancer, and heart disease.

Developing Collective Wisdom in Communities, Cities, & Regions

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We serve the vision of a world in which place-based communities become increasingly thriving and resilient. Community Democracy Tom Atlee (n.d.)

Too Many Deer: A Bigger Threat to Eastern Forests than Climate Change

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Reducing the impact of deer herbivory is currently a key forest restoration strategy (White 2012, Nuttle et al. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC. 2012).

Urban development strategies

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URBAN DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES - ebook MANAGING ASIAN CITIES Books, Periodicals, Studies, and Reports ISBN: 978-971-561-698-0 Publication Date: June 2008 In stock The challenge of urbanization in Asia is unprecedented — some 1.1 billion people will move to cities in the next 20 years. The study is organized in two parts.

Community Design Resources

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[link] ARTICLES The Ahwahnee Principles : Toward more livable communities. Building Livable Communities with Transit - Elements of Good Transit-Oriented Development. Shaping the Tools of Re-Invention : Good Citizens, Better Communities. By Dave Davis Ten Keys to Walkable/Livable Communities. By Richard E.

Hungry for Change: Deer Management and Food Security

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Communities across the US are turning to hunting to help get deer numbers under control. waste of good venison? Hardly. Related Articles.

Conscious Community

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[link] Conscious Community Intention I am here for mutual support to practice the universal Virtues of Love, Integrity, Courage, Service, and Respect as a way to grow spiritually and to become a catalyst for the emergence of a new society. America is awakening—one community at a time. Why Build Conscious Community? IT'S TIME!

After Sandy: Coastal Communities Envision a Renewed Future

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Understandably, some people wanted to build giant walls to keep the ocean out and to stop any future flooding from coming in. 30, 2012. Mark C.

"Buy local" programs coming to communities throughout B.C.

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Canada : Government funding is now available to support local food producers by encouraging British Columbians to shop for food produced in their own communities. foods is a key commitment of government's Agrifoods Strategy, a component of the B.C. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) VICTORIA – B.C., The campaigns can promote B.C.

Transformative Community Planning: Empowerment Through Community Development

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Prepared for the 1996 Planners Network Conference, "Renewing Hope, Restoring Vision: Progressive Planning in Our Communities." by Marie Kennedy INTRODUCTION What is community development? good planning project should leave a community not just with more immediate "products"--e.g., Power is not a "thing", it's a process. link].

Syngenta Merger Must Be Blocked

Green Prophet

There is a growing demand by consumers to know what they are eating, how it is grown and how it impacts their communities. Want to get involved?

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Mitigation strategies for Peak oil

The Green Changemakers

It is going to involved extensive, informed planning tailored to the precise needs of the people who will use it. Addictions are hard to shake.

Principles of Sustainable Communities

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[link] MDP is working side-by-side with State agencies, the Task Force on the Future for Growth and Development, local government agencies and a variety of stakeholders to coordinate a statewide approach to applying the principles of Sustainable Communities in Maryland. Support existing communities. Value communities and neighborhoods.

Quick Take: USA-Canada, Arctic for Good

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The U.S. Designating parts of the Arctic as Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) is a big step forward in global conservation.