A Symbiotic Relationship of Community Resiliency: Red Cross and TNC

Conservancy Talk

To do this, we’re working with the Red Cross and Red Crescent, and contributing to a larger project that is building community resilience to floods and storms at the city level.

How to Turn Your City Sustainable

Green (Living) Review

To move forward, communities need to take a step back and create a long-term sustainability plan—and you just might be the person to get your city’s started. As a result, the city was awarded Certified Green Community status on Dec.

Designing a Resilient Community

The Green Changemakers

Students participate in project-based learning over several days as they assess their community''s ability to respond to crises that threaten both natural and human systems. Then they develop ideas for redesigning their community to be more resilient.

Climate After Growth

The Green Changemakers

As extreme weather events grow in severity, communities are increasingly adopting strategies that build resilience against the effect of these and other climate shocks.

15 Global Challenges and the Millenium Project

The Green Changemakers

Train community resilience teams. Increase training in resilience, disaster forecasting, and management. Actions to Address Global Challenge 1: U.S.-China China Apollo-Like Goal, with a NASA-Like R&D program to achieve it, that others can join; if U.S.

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Science for Nature & People Partnership (SNAPP) Calls for New Project Proposals

Nature Conservancy - Science

SNAPP funds, convenes and supports expert Working Groups addressing challenges in four focus areas: Food Security and Nature, Water Security and Nature, Community Resilience and Climate Change, and Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity Benefits.

Tapping the Benefits of Nature: Ocean and Coastal Partnerships

Conservancy Talk

Our projects include restoring oyster reefs to enhance community resilience along coasts. What is effective depends on the details of specific places and the fabric of particular communities. Photo: Mark Godfrey/TNC.

TRANSITION US FORMALLY ESTABLISHED

Green (Living) Review

Transition Initiatives are locally based groups working to equip their communities with the tools they need to build resilience in the face of fossil fuel depletion, climate change and the economic crises. Graduates from the courses are working actively with people in their locales to help them rebuild community resilience and self reliance.

After Sandy: Coastal Communities Envision a Renewed Future

Conservancy Talk

For many of the communities across the south shore of Long Island, Sandy made real a long known and yet unrealized fear: They were far more vulnerable to the whims of Mother Nature than they had ever thought possible.

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Journey to Tikopia: Conservation Challenges in Remote Melanesia

Conservancy Talk

It also presented an opportunity to share with my fellow travellers the ways in which The Nature Conservancy is partnering with local communities in Melanesia to conserve some of the most diverse and vulnerable places on our planet.

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Communicating community-based adaptation

The Green Changemakers

Conference Climate-change Community

Building Thriving, Resilient Communities

The Green Changemakers

Sponsored by Thriving Resilient Communities Collaboratory. More than just inspiring stories, this collection contains tools—practical, tested, hands-on ways you can begin making your community more resilient.

Map the Evidence: What Don’t We Know about Conservation & Human Well-being?

Nature Conservancy - Science

What good is scientific research if no one ever knows about it? Unfortunately that is often the case — critical research is either inaccessible, difficult to locate, or simply never consulted.

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Civic economy and sharing economy

The Green Changemakers

Compendium for the Civic Economy contains 25 case studies showing how the civic economy — combining the spirit of entrepreneurship with the aspiration of civic renewal — actively contributes to community resilience, everyday innovation and shared prosperity.

Deltas in Times of Climate Change

The Green Changemakers

The conference drew over 1200 participants; scientists, policy makers, the business community and practitioners from 12 deltas and over 60 countries. Building community resilience in Pueblo Viejo. [link]. link]. Deltas are places where water meets water. Places where land and sea meet in delicate equilibria. Places where, due to bountiful surroundings, people have gathered since earliest times. Places, where the richness of the sea merges with the fresh water of rivers.

Compendium for the Civic Economy

The Green Changemakers

They show that the civic economy is already a real, vital and growing part of many places, which actively contributes to community resilience, everyday innovation and shared prosperity.

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The Four Keys - Gaia Education

The Green Changemakers

The Ecovillage Design Curriculum has a wide range of practical application and is full of innovative materials, ideas and tools that have been developed and tested in ecovillage communities worldwide.

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Hotspots for People: A New Conservation Strategy

Nature Conservancy - Science

To make a long story short: I sprung to action; raised thousands of dollars; changed my Fulbright to study community disaster resilience (Tellman 2010); and helped start an NGO, The CEIBA Foundation , based on those findings. Social-ecological resilience to coastal disasters.

Transition Model

The Green Changemakers

Positive Visioning Transition Initiatives are based on a dedication to the creation of tangible, clearly expressed and practical visions of the community in question beyond its present?day This principle also refers to the principle of each initiative reaching the community in its entirety, and endeavoring, from an early stage, to engage their local business community, the diversity of community groups and local government authorities. The 7 Principles of Transition 1.

Global Oneness Project

The Green Changemakers

[link] Resilience is that steely strength, that net that catches us, those arms that support us when our world falls apart. From the unfazed to the deeply concerned, how do we help build resilience in our students? Engage your community!

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How Resilient Are You?

The Green Changemakers

More Oil or Less Oil, We Have to Change Kelly Shea researched and designed this fact sheet for A Resilient Community , the Fall 2010 issue of YES! The Page That Counts: Fall 2010 (with complete citations) What's your Resilience IQ? Here's how to build a resilient community.

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Free documentary Films Archive

The Green Changemakers

Two parts, and one special The Pirate Bay trial edition of the first part, have been released so far, and The League of Noble Peers is working on "Steal this Film - The Movie" and a new project entitled "The Oil of the 21st Century" Transition Town Totnes: what the past can teach us about the future: a new film - A documentary asking whether it could be said that our lives were, or weren't, more resilient in the recent past.

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