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Biodiversity and Forestry Seminars

Feb 23, 2020 · Event

ABCG Event: Webinar hosted by the Global Wildlife Program Combating Maritime Trafficking of Wildlife

(The World Bank, Room MC 7-500 NW Washington, DC 20433, from Feb 26, 2020 08:00 AM to Feb 26, 2020 09:30 AM)

Wildlife Trafficking, the illegal cross-border trade in wildlife, is one of the largest transnational organized criminal activities alongside drug trafficking, arms and human trafficking. Most ivory (72% in 2014) is trafficked by sea due to the large volumes of ivory…

Feb 13, 2020 · Event

Complimentary Webinar - February 18: Financing Forests with Commodity and Carbon Markets

(Online, from Feb 18, 2020 09:00 AM to Feb 18, 2020 10:00 AM)

Featuring the launch of a new report from Forest Trends’ Supply Change Initiative and Lestari Capital, and insights from Ecosystem Marketplace’s recently-published 2019 State of Voluntary Carbon Markets

Sep 25, 2019 · Event

ABCG Upcoming Event: Conservation Enterprises Integrating Conservation Goals into Development

(The World Bank, Room MC 8-300 NW Washington, DC 20433, from Oct 02, 2019 09:00 AM to Oct 02, 2019 10:30 AM)

This virtual event is a part of a monthly series of webinars hosted by the Global Wildlife Program (GWP), a seven-year Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded program developed as a response to the growing crisis of illicit wildlife trade.

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 29, 2016 · Event

ABCG Event Reminder: Partnering to Improve Habitat Conservation for the Endangered Eastern Chimpanzee in Northern DRC

(from Aug 30, 2016 12:00 PM to Aug 30, 2016 01:00 PM)

Jef Dupain, renowned Primatologist and AWF Technical Director for West & Central Africa, will present highlights of progress made to date, as well as a vision for the future to establish a lasting conservation plan for flagship species in the…

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…

Jul 17, 2016 · Event

Conservation Diplomacy: Mountain Gorillas and the Greater Virunga Landscape

(World Wildlife Fund - U.S. 1250 24th Street, NW Washington, DC 20037, from Jul 21, 2016 12:00 PM to Jul 21, 2016 01:00 PM)

Anna Behm Masozera will share the experience of the International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP) and the role of mountain gorillas in fostering collaboration for conservation within the African Great Lakes Region.

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 12, 2015 · Event

Making Good Things Big: Scaling Up of Fish Forever, a Pathway to Sustained Incomes for Fishers

(World Wildlife Fund 1250 24th Street, NW Washington DC, DC 20037, from Jun 15, 2015 12:00 PM to Jun 15, 2015 01:00 PM)

Please join ABCG with RARE for a brown bag talk featuring: Larry Cooley, Founder and President of Management Systems International and Eric Coppenger, Senior Director of Rare's Global Development Network

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

May 07, 2015 · Event

ABCG-AWF Event: Responding to Africa's Wildlife Poaching Crisis

(1250 24th Street, NW Conf. Room 1108 Washington DC, DC 20037, from May 12, 2015 12:00 PM to May 12, 2015 01:00 PM)

Please join us for a brown bag presentation by: Philip Muruthi, Senior Director of Conservation Science, the African Wildlife Foundation

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