Funded Projects

CCI funded projects typically address priority conservation issues and aim to create sustainable solutions through collaboration between researchers, practitioners and policy makers. Projects often involve different disciplines. Many of these projects are supported by the CCI Collaborative Fund for Conservation.

Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) are sites contributing significantly to the global persistence of biodiversity.  Over 16,000 KBAs have been identified globally, but their health and integrity are not...
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Indicators, monitoring and effectiveness
Anthropogenic use of water resources is unstainable and driving high levels of decline and extinction within freshwater species, in large part following hydrological alteration and fragmentation in...
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Valuing biodiversity and ecosystem services
Conservation has been slow to utilise new ideas from psychology and behavioural economics about shifting human behaviour through addressing social norms, messenger effects, cognitive biases and...
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Linking people, livelihoods and biodiversity
The ultimate ambition of a natural capital approach is for nature to be managed in a way that delivers the best outcome for society. This remains a challenge because existing governance arrangements...
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Policy and governance
Voluntary standards and safeguards are a key part of the transition towards sustainable production. While CSOs are important stakeholders in their development and implementation, barriers exist to...
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Policy and governance
Everyone likes to talk about success, but for improving the practice of conservation, understanding how and why interventions fail is often more useful than understanding why they succeed. The aim of...
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Capacity building and leadership
This project will help translate citizen science species monitoring into conservation action in Africa. It will do this through building the capacity of national conservation scientists to become...
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Capacity building and leadership
The decline in long-distance migrant landbird populations is an important, growing conservation concern. This has prompted much new targeted research but an overview and gap analysis is lacking. Here...
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Policy and governance
The Key Biodiversity Area (KBA) partnership is tasked with developing a map of key sites for life on earth that can guide both governments, industry and conservation partners to safeguard sites that...
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Indicators, monitoring and effectiveness
There is a growing demand for data to track the changing state of biodiversity, such as trends in species’ populations. This project will undertake a global audit of biodiversity monitoring,...
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Indicators, monitoring and effectiveness

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