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Greater Landscape Management and Conservation Approach, Ecosystem Approach to Conservation, including species or population management
WCS Living Landscapes Program: Technical Manuals 2006 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:44 AM
WCS Living Landscapes Technical Manuals 2006 (PDFs)
WCS Living Landscapes Program: Bulletins 2006 by portal web editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:44 AM
Collection of LLP Bulletins 2006: Too often when conservation NGOs and development agencies embark on a new initiative, little thought is given to systematically capturing the ideas that evolved, the successes and failures, and the lessons learned, through the life of the program. The WCS Living Landscapes publications are designed to fill this gap. Unlike formal evaluations and annual reports, manuals and bulletins are meant for field staff. The publications help project teams to plan their activities strategically and monitor their performance, threat levels and conservation targets. Unlike scientific papers, the manuals are written as guidelines with simple, step-by-step instructions for the practitioners, not academics. Living Landscape publications will always be brief, will focus on conceptual and practical issues, and will be terminated when they are no longer considered valuable to WCS and its partners.
WCS Working Papers by Erika Reuter — last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:44 AM
The WCS Working Papers series represents preliminary results of basic and applied field work supported by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The purpose of WCS Working Papers is to distribute project reports, benchmark data sets of historical significance, and other timely technical material in its entirety, and with as little delay as possible. The international standard serial numbers (issn) for WCS Working Papers are 1530-4426 (print) and 1534-7389 (online).
Ecologia de Especies Menos Conocidas by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:44 AM
Ecologia de Especies Menos Conocidas
Video on Biodiversity and Climate Change by Sarah Schmidt — last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:45 AM
The 2010 Biodiversity Target was agreed by all Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in 2002: “to achieve by 2010 a significant reduction of the current rate of biodiversity loss at the global, regional and national level as a contribution to poverty alleviation and to the benefit of all life on earth.”
File AP3: Agriculture Partnerships for Productivity and Prosperity January 2007 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Feb 05, 2013 03:16 AM
Fodder Shrubs, Enrich Feeds & Improve Livelihoods. January 2007. Newsletter from ICRAF… featuring their use of the SCALE process to increase farmer’s adoption of dairy fodder shrubs. SCALE: a five step-wise process. USE THE SCALE PROCESS FOR HIGHER TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION The key principle applied in System-wide Collaborative Action for Livelihoods and the Environment (SCALETM), is to start big, understand the larger context of an issue and integrate interdisciplinary best practices and solutions to a problem or issue into a framework and process. The SCALETM process can be applied in project or programme design, planning, organization, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and rewarding among other applications.
File Avances y Perspectivas para la Investigacion Forestal en Bolivia by Ana Lúcia da Cruz — last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:45 AM
PROGRAMA Y RESÚMENES Primera Reunión Nacional sobre Investigación Forestal Avances y Perspectivas para la Investigación Forestal en Bolivia 25 – 27 de Junio, 2002 Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
File Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity in Central America, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic by Sarah Schmidt — last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:45 AM
The recently-published Fourth Assessment Report of the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggests that Latin America and the Caribbean will certainly not be left unscathed by such global changes. Within the broader region, Mesoamerica and the Caribbean stand out as their biological resources of are globally significant, putting both sub-regions in the ranks of the world’s top twenty-five “biodiversity hotspots.” In Mesoamerica alone, 7% of the globe’s terrestrial species inhabit less than 1% of earth’s landmass. One key concern, therefore, is the impact climate change will have on such globally significant biodiversity. Among other questions, this study seeks to assess the potential impacts of rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns on the region’s species and ecosystems.
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