Biodiversity blogs

17 November 2014
Human injustices in the name of nature conservation have to become a relic of the past. It's time to get serious about human rights at the World Park Congress
9 October 2014
The PCLG website is at the heart of the Poverty and Conservation Learning Group. It has been relaunched with a new look and updated content
7 October 2014
Traditional knowledge combined with the latest science could increase food production while safeguarding biodiversity, new research shows
23 September 2014
With the global forum on protected areas, the World Parks Congress, just two months away, it's a good time to consider our experience with the Social Assessment of Protected Areas (SAPA) initiative
24 August 2014
A new network being set up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo aims to bring organisations together on poverty and conservation issues
20 August 2014
Poverty threatens wildlife conservation despite widespread efforts to integrate conservation and development so that local communities benefit. So what's going wrong? Our research suggests it's social justice that's missing.
1 August 2014
A new project will explore the different reasons people commit wildlife crimes and suggest ways governments can respond without harming the poorest communities
22 May 2014
Protecting an island paradise shouldn't come down to money, but it sometimes seems that way for those trying to ensure that development in the Seychelles is not at the cost of its rich biodiversity
31 March 2014
There is an explicit assumption in international policy statements that conserving biodiversity can help in efforts to tackle global poverty
11 March 2014
A new framework for assessing the social impacts of protected areas will be key to ensuring conservation is effective, and contributes to human well-being and poverty reduction

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