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Urban Rewilding Workshop: Findings Published
The brief presents findings from the Urban Rewilding Workshop for policy staff from UK environmental agencies and organisations which ran at the DAB on the 6th July 2022. Participants included policy staff from London Wildlife Trust, DEFRA, Woodland Trust, RSPB and Utrecht Municipality. Those participants achieved consensus around ten principles for Urban Rewilding, through discussing…
Global Database of Species Population Monitoring Schemes
The metadatabase of species monitoring schemes compiled during the course of the Collaborative Fund project A global audit of biodiversity monitoring is publicly available online via the website of the IUCN SCC Species Monitoring Specialist Group. This project was funded by the CCI Collaborative Fund. Follow the link to find more information about the project.
What Works in Conservation 2021
A freely-available, comprehensive overview of the expert assessment of evidence for the effectiveness (or not) of Conservation management actions.
Forthcoming legislative issues of interest to ecologists and conservationists in 2021
This is our eleventh assessment of the forthcoming legislation that we consider is likely to have consequences for ecologists or the environment. As a result of COVID-19 some aspects are a repeat of expected activities for 2020. For example, this is again being named as a super year for nature with the key global meetings…
Horizon Scanning: What are the forthcoming legislative issues of interest to ecologists and conservationists in 2020?
The annual CCI “horizon scan” has now been complete, with scientists and conservation professionals predicting mosquito-killing fungi and a kelp crisis could be among the trends affecting living things next year. The annual scan was led by CCI Council Member and Cambridge University conservation biologist William Sutherland. The group narrowed a list of 89 issues…