Landscapes that are rich in biodiversity and have functioning ecosystem services provide us with clean air, fresh water, food and fuel, and protect us from the worst effects of floods and storms.
Framing nature as ‘natural capital’ is a way of looking at the environment from an economic perspective, with living and non-living elements of the environment seen as a ‘stock’ o
In response to an increasing interest in China, CCI brought together 30 researchers from four CCI partner organisations and eight University Departments on the 17th December 2012 for a networking m
Since the Programme was founded in 2008, Shared Challenges has run brainstorming workshops to bring groups of people together to introduce their work, exchange ideas and explore the potential for f
A series of ‘ideas gathering’ workshops between September 2010 and March 2011, has been highly effective in highlighting areas of interest shared by CCI partners, organisations within CCF and resea
The conservation community are in broad agreement that Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD and now REDD+) is an essential development in steps to tackle climate chang
There is general concern amongst conservationists that people are taking fewer opportunities to experience and connect with nature.
Biodiversity offsets are measurable conservation outcomes developed to compensate for unavoidable residual impacts to biodiversity resulting from project development to ensure no net loss or even a
Biodiversity supports livelihoods of the rural poor in a number of ways, providing scope for building bridges between the conservation and development community to achieve win-win outcomes.
IPBES – the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services - aims to solve a major and seemingly intractable problem – how to translate biodiversity and ecosystem