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The three-year EU-funded project COMBIOSERVE concluded on 14 January 2015 having generated significant evidence regarding the challenges and opportunities of community-based conservation in Latin America. Through multi-d...
A brand new initiative is now taking form in the hands of six driven, committed Global Environments Summer Academy (GESA) alumni. After four successful Academies since 2011 (with the fifth now being planned for this summ...
The second North American Community Environmental Leadership Exchange, NACELE 2015, was held at the Montréal Botanical Garden (MBG) with the theme "Nourishing Relations: People, Plants and Place....
PRESS RELEASE (26 November 2014), by COMBIOSERVE Xico, Veracruz (Mexico) – The international conference Community Conservation in Latin America: Innovations in Research and Practice took place in the Mexican town of...
A publication of the ICCA Consortium, of which GDF is a founding member, and others (IUCN, GIZ, CENESTA, Parques Nacionales de Colombia and UNDP GEF SGP). Primer on Governance for Protected and Conserved A...
The latest issue from International Innovation Magazine (Research Media), Issue 151: Firm Foundations, presents COMBIOSERVE in an article titled "Protecting Biocultural Diversity". The article also feature...

COMBIOSERVE project generates evidence on community conservation in Latin America

The three-year EU-funded project COMBIOSERVE concluded on 14 January 2015 having generated significant evidence regarding the challenges and opportunities of community-based conservation in Latin America. Through multi-disciplinary research carried out in selected fieldsites in Mexico, Brazil and Bolivia, the project sought to assess the effectiveness of community-based strategies for biocultural diversity conservation. A consortium of ten institutions composed of European and Latin American research institutions and civil society organisations (CSOs) led the research.

1st Latin American Academy of Socio-Environmental Leadership

A brand new initiative is now taking form in the hands of six driven, committed Global Environments Summer Academy (GESA) alumni. After four successful Academies since 2011 (with the fifth now being planned for this summer), we are excited that a regional focus on Latin America will solidify the Global Environments Network (GEN)’s aim to train and bring inspiring and dynamic environmental leaders in a global action network.

North American Community Environmental Leadership Exchange 2015

The second North American Community Environmental Leadership Exchange, NACELE 2015, was held at the Montréal Botanical Garden (MBG) with the theme "Nourishing Relations: People, Plants and Place." The four-day workshop, from 18-22 June 2015, focused on Indigenous practices of connection with biocultural diversity in both rural and urban lands and waters.

Two project photos made it to the 2014 GlobalGiving photo contest finals!

Two photos by GDF photographer, Inanc Tekguc, from our GlobalGiving projects made it through to GlobalGiving’s 2014 Photo Contest. The photos feature Dar Taliba da Ourika Girls's School graduate-turned-director Jamila Boussetta; and a Dusun youngster from Bundu Tuhan determined to head out and explore her community's biocultural diversity firsthand!


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