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  • Piloting Mechanisms for Strengthening African Conservation Leadership and Organizational Capacity

    The Nature Conservancy and the World Resources Institute (WRI), recipients of the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group’s Emerging Issues small grant recently concluded their project titled, Piloting Mechanisms for Strengthening African Conservation Leadership and Organizational Capacity.

    By Kimberly Holbrook, posted on Thursday December 21, 2017
  • A Scalable Approach to Engaging Chinese Overseas Enterprises to Mitigate Impacts of Wildlife Trafficking in Africa

    The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), recipients of the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group’s (ABCG) Emerging Issues small grants, recently concluded their project titled, A Scalable Approach to Engaging Chinese Overseas Enterprises to Mitigate Impacts of Wildlife Trafficking in Africa.

    By Stephanie Wang and Zhang Ke, posted on Thursday December 21, 2017
  • It's All In Our Heads: Protecting Biodiversity with Behavior-Centered Design

    In his November 28, 2017 presentation titled It’s All In Our Heads: Protecting Biodiversity With Behavior-Centered Design, Kevin Green, Senior Director of Rare’s new Center for Behavior & the Environment, posits that in spite of all the compelling reasons to protect biodiversity for our own well-being, we are still facing the “sixth extinction.” He talks about why the same strange features of our uniquely human psychology that have gotten us into this mess are the key to getting us out.

    By Kevin Green, posted on Wednesday December 13, 2017
  • Community Adaptation to Climate Change: The Indirect Impacts on Biodiversity across Africa

    On October 26, 2017, the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) examined preliminary data on how climate change affects rural African communities and how their adaption responses impact biodiversity in its presentation titled, Community Adaptation to Climate Change: The Indirect Impacts on Biodiversity across Africa.

    By Nikhil Advani, Chris Zganjar, posted on Wednesday December 6, 2017
  • Piloting New Approaches for Securing Tenure in Three Critical Ecosystems in Africa

    On October 24, 2017, the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) presented the interim results from three pilot studies which examined methods for securing land and resource tenure, in its presentation titled, Piloting New Approaches for Securing Tenure in Three Critical Ecosystems in Africa.

    By Peter Veit, Matt Morley, Deo Kujirakwinja, posted on Wednesday December 6, 2017