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Community-based conservation has worked for black rhinos (Photo: Park Street Pro via http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

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Ensuring local communities benefit from wildlife is key to successful conservation in the long term and can also help to fight the illegal wildlife trade. Share your community success stories with us on World Wildlife Day.
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"In Our World" relates to IIED's world of environment and development. It connects us with what's going on in both the real world and online worlds
In Mozambique, government ministries for development planning and for environment work with district authorities and NGO partners to support climate adaptation at a local scale

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The prize of better climate adaptation awaits nations that can evaluate their efforts at both national and local levels, so evidence from each scale can inform future plans and actions, say Simon Anderson, Irene Karani and Melq Gomes.
A wind farm outside Adigrat, northern Ethiopia, is an example of low-carbon renewable technologies can initiate a process of transformational change within developing countries

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The UN climate change convention's Green Climate Fund (GCF), aims to help countries adopt "transformational" pathways to low carbon, climate resilient development. Its 6th board meeting last week in Bali yielded mixed results for the world's most poor and climate vulnerable countries.
Earth from space

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"In Our World" relates to IIED's world of environment and development. It connects us with what's going on in both the real world and online worlds
An Ethiopian farmer demonstrates the the impact of rain shortage on his maize crop (Photo: Dagnachew Belachew via Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

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People who work on climate change policy often receive too much information, or struggle to access the right knowledge, in the right format, when they need it. Two kinds of organisations can help.
Earth from space

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"In Our World" relates to IIED's world of environment and development. It connects us with what's going on in both the real world and online worlds
A panel discusses artisanal and small-scale mining at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town (Photo: Abbi Buxton/IIED)

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Abbi Buxton reports on efforts to overcome distrust and conflict between artisanal and large-scale mining operations, through an international project that will bring the two sides together to seek sustainable ways to coexist.
Earth from space

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"In Our World" relates to IIED's world of environment and development. It connects us with what's going on in both the real world and online worlds
A sign near Kathmandu, Nepal, warns of the dangers of landslides (Photo: Doug Letterman, via Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

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Effective monitoring and evaluation of changes in community resilience that arise from both development and climate change resilience, can help Nepal can make smart moves to protect its people, says Susannah Fisher.

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