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Biodiversity and Forestry Seminars

Oct 15, 2018 · Event

Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme Webinar Announcement: From biodiversity Offsets to Target-Based Compensation - 23 October 2018

(from Oct 23, 2018 03:00 AM to Oct 23, 2018 04:00 AM)

In this BBOP presentation, Martine Maron and Jeremy Simmonds will provide an overview of the concept of target-based compensatory conservation. This involves linking compensation for project-level impacts to broader biodiversity conservation goals, and resolving identified challenges around the concept of…

Sep 11, 2018 · Event

Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme Webinar - Thursday 20 Sept: Ensuring No Net Loss for people and biodiversity

(from Sep 20, 2018 10:00 AM to Sep 20, 2018 11:00 AM)

Governments, businesses, and lenders worldwide are adopting an objective of no net loss (NNL) or Net Gain (NG) of biodiversity and using the 'mitigation hierarchy' to achieve it. Although ecological challenges to achieve NNL are debated, social impacts associated with…

Nov 15, 2017 · Event

ABCG It's All in Our Heads: Protecting Biodiversity with Behavior-Centered Design

(World Wildlife Fund Room 2004A 1250 24th Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, from Nov 28, 2017 12:00 PM to Nov 28, 2017 01:00 PM)

Ever notice that almost all environment and sustainability challenges - from climate change to overfishing to biodiversity loss - share one thing in common? In order to solve them, people have to start behaving differently. But people are complicated social…

Aug 05, 2017 · Event

Advancing a Integrated Vision that Incorporates Health Outcomes into Biodiversity Conservation

(Zemitek Suite 730N 1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20004, from Aug 16, 2017 09:00 AM to Aug 16, 2017 10:00 AM)

Members from the Global Health Linkages to Biodiversity Conservation working group will present on year two progress toward objectives in implementing pilot activities in Western Tanzania and Southeastern Cameroon, and sharing recommendations for integrating nutrition and food security interventions into…

Oct 01, 2016 · Event

ABCG Event: Getting Consumers to Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Urban Bushmeat Demand in Congo

(WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE 10 G Street NE, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20002, 7th Floor, from Oct 11, 2016 12:00 PM to Oct 11, 2016 01:00 PM)

The speakers of this ABCG seminar will describe the interdisciplinary framework of a two year pilot project to identify the key drivers behind urban bushmeat consumption in Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo, and present preliminary criminology, social, and market research…

Sep 19, 2016 · Event

ABCG Event: Using USAID's Applied Political Economy Assessment Framework to Improve Conservation Outcomes

(AFRICA BUREAU TECHNICAL SUPPORT OFFICE 1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 730 North Washington, DC 20004, from Sep 20, 2016 11:00 AM to Sep 20, 2016 01:00 PM)

Biodiversity conservation in the context of extractives is associated with the collapse of resource regimes, which occurs as a result of increased pressures on resources from new practices or people. It also can be credited to the political and economic…

Aug 15, 2016 · Event

Webinar Announcement: Marine Offsets at the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania

(from Aug 18, 2016 08:00 PM to Aug 18, 2016 09:00 PM)

A symposium focusing on marine biodiversity offsetting was organized as part of the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania (SCBO) meeting, in Brisbane in July. The meeting brought together researchers working in academia, NGO and private industry to discuss the current…

Apr 19, 2016 · Event

Fish, Forks, and Food Security: The Importance of Wild Fisheries to Food and Job Security

(from Apr 20, 2016 09:30 AM to Apr 20, 2016 11:00 AM)

Wild fisheries were highlighted in a recent Ag Sector Council Seminar hosted by Agrilinks.

Jan 21, 2016 · Event

Soil carbon in East Africa—centerpiece for carbon finance, climate adaptation and development

(World Wildlife Fund 1250 24th Street, NW Conference Room 2004A Washington DC, DC 20037, from Jan 28, 2016 12:00 PM to Jan 28, 2016 01:00 PM)

Please join us for an ABCG brown bag presentation featuring: Mark E. Ritchie, Professor, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY; and President, Soils for the Future, LLC.

Jan 11, 2016 · Event

Wildlife law enforcement: A dissection of the challenges and the available tools

(World Wildlife Fund 1250 24th Street, NW Conference Room 2004A Washington DC, DC 20037, from Jan 21, 2016 12:00 PM to Jan 21, 2016 01:00 PM)

Greetings! Please join ABCG for a presentation featuring: Naftali Honig, Coordinator of PALF; and Founding Director, the EAGLE Network.

Dec 12, 2015 · Event

Webinar 14 December -The Next Generation of Mitigation: Principles and New Policies for Achieving Sustainable Development

(from Dec 14, 2015 10:00 AM to Dec 14, 2015 11:00 AM)

Seats remain for this webinar in which, Bruce McKenney of The Nature Conservancy will highlight mitigation principles and recent policies that are transforming approaches to sustainable development. He will discuss TNC's principles for applying the mitigation hierarchy and focus on…

Jul 19, 2015 · Event

Webinar announcement, 30 July - Impacts of Biodiversity Offsets on Protected Areas

(from Jul 30, 2015 10:00 AM to Jul 30, 2015 11:00 AM)

Biodiversity offsets are increasingly being used by business to compensate for the residual impacts of development and fulfill voluntary, financial or regulatory commitments. The relationship between biodiversity offsets and Protected Areas is an important practical issue. In many countries protected…

Jun 07, 2015 · Event

ECOLinks Webinar: Innovative Knowledge Systems for Improved Land Management

(from Oct 21, 2014 12:00 PM to Oct 21, 2014 01:00 PM)

ECOLinks Webinar on Innovative Knowledge Systems for Improved Land Management

May 16, 2015 · Event

Webinar announcement: The Cross Sector Biodiversity Initiative - Mitigation Hierarchy Guide

(from May 18, 2015 10:00 AM to May 18, 2015 11:00 AM)

Please join us for a webinar presentation: Monday, 18 May at 3:00pm UK (10:00 am EDT) - The Cross Sector Biodiversity Initiative Mitigation Hierarchy Guide

Mar 24, 2015 · Event

Webinar announcement: Liberia Biodiversity Offset Scheme - Friday 27 March

(from Mar 27, 2015 11:00 AM to Mar 27, 2015 12:00 PM)

Sally Johnson, Consultant, and lead author of the report, and Kirsten Hund, Senior Mining Specialist at the World Bank will discuss the advantages and risks for both conservation and economic development of a national biodiversity offsets scheme for Liberia. What…

Jan 15, 2015 · Event

WCS-ABCG Event: Cross River Gorillas--back from the edge of extinction

(from Jan 28, 2015 12:00 PM to Jan 28, 2015 01:00 PM)

This presentation focuses on the partnership between the Wildlife Conservation Society, the North Carolina Zoo and the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and describes their collective conservation achievements in Nigeria and Cameroon over the past ten years.

Nov 23, 2014 · Event

Webinar Announcement: The Ambatovy Project

(from Nov 26, 2014 10:00 AM to Nov 26, 2014 11:00 AM)

Please join us for a webinar presentation on Wednesday 26 November at 15:00 UTC (10:00am Washington DC; 3:00pm UK; 6:00pm Antananarivo).

Oct 25, 2014 · Event

ABCG Event - Technocrats, Financiers and Carbon: A Thorny Alliance with Communities and Conservation?

(World Wildlife Fund 1250 24th Street, NW Conference Room 1108 Washington DC, DC 20037, from Oct 25, 2014 06:55 PM to Oct 25, 2014 06:55 PM)

The upcoming presentation summarizes selected findings from a USAID/FCMC study, conducted in 2013, of four forest carbon projects in three eastern African countries that combine carbon credits with community and biodiversity objectives. The projects exhibit different ecological, governance, social, carbon…

Oct 14, 2014 · Event

WWF Colombia work on the Pasto-Mocoa road project: BBOP Webinar

(from Oct 20, 2014 11:00 AM to Oct 20, 2014 12:00 PM)

Please join us for a webinar presentation - Monday, October 20, 2014, 15:00 UTC.

Jan 29, 2014 · Event

Setting Appropriate Baselines for Offsets to Avoid Perverse Incentives: BBOP Webinar

(from Jan 30, 2014 05:00 AM to Jan 30, 2014 06:00 AM)

Please join us for a webinar on 30 January (10:00 am UTC). Dr. Martine Maron, The University of Queensland, will draw from recent papers she authored ("Calculating the benefit of conservation actions" and "Faustian bargains? Restoration realities in the context…

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