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La presente investigación realizada en la parte noroccidental de Perú, tiene como objetivo determinar las amenazas y generar las estrategias de manejo para las dos áreas naturales protegidas en estudio (Parque Nacional Cerros de Amotape, Reserva Nacional de Tumbes) que incorporen el componente del cambio climático,implementando todos los esfuerzos necesarios para que los ecosistemas mantengan su resiliencia y que se haga un esfuerzo pro-activo que contribuya a mantener la “materia
prima” de estos importantes ecosistemas.

Global Call SCBD-IDLO Capacity Building Establishing Measures to Implement the Nagoya Protocol

I am pleased to inform you that the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) in partnership with the Secretariat has launched the second phase of a capacity-building programme to support the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) with the financial supp

Access and benefits sharing

Environmental Governance of the Mining Sector: Mainstreaming Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Human Rights into the Mining Sector - Case Study from Colombia

Explores tools and strategies to understand and act upon the effects of mining on human rights, including the right to a safe and healthy environment of different groups in society, across time, and across different localities. We introduce the ecosystem services framework and explain how it can be used to enhance public decision-making and strengthen Environmental Impact Assessment procedures. The webinar also focuses on the environmental licensing functions and tasks of government institutions at the national and regional level.

Gobernanza ambiental del sector minero: Integración de la biodiversidad, los servicios ecosistémicos y los derechos humanos en el sector minero - Estudio de caso de Colombia

Explora herramientas y estrategias para comprender y actuar sobre los efectos de la minería en los derechos humanos, incluido el derecho a un entorno seguro y saludable de diferentes grupos en la sociedad, a lo largo del tiempo y en diferentes localidades. Presentamos el marco de servicios de los ecosistemas y explicamos cómo se puede utilizar para mejorar la toma de decisiones públicas y fortalecer los procedimientos de Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental.

Producing Bird-Friendly Beef Across The South American Grasslands

Many migratory birds begin their odyssey in the North American prairies, ending in the wintering sites of the Pampas grasslands. Also called the ‘Southern Cone’, these grasslands naturally extend across the entire territory of Uruguay, and parts of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Despite being of global importance for biodiversity, around 60% of their area has been replaced with other land uses.

Policy Results from BIOFIN Peru

Countries often face situations where biodiversity is not positioned on the national agenda and, in that scenario, developing financial mechanisms or mobilizing resources will be much more difficult than when biodiversity is in the mainstream of the country. Safeguarding diverse ecosystems ensures invaluable services essential for sustainable development and improvements in human wellbeing.

Chagra's Fairs In The Colombian Amazon As An Alternative To Protect Agricultural Biodiversity And Traditional Knowledge: The Case of Tarapaca’s Indigenous Communities

In the Colombian Amazon, indigenous groups, women's organizations, the Sinchi Amazon Institute of Scientific Research, and the Ministry of Environment, implement Chagra’s Fairs (local name given to Agrobiodiversity Fairs) to empower initiatives based on principles of solidarity economy and traditional knowledge as an alternative to extractive economies that have historically operated in the region.

The « Emerging Parks » Dynamics: When Parks And Cities Become Partners

During the “Urban National Parks in Emerging Countries” (UNPEC) research program, funded by the ANR (the french National Research Agency), the Urban Protected Areas Network have worked in partnership with the national parks and the cities in Rio, Cape Town, Mumbai, Nairobi. We have identified three main types of park’s dynamics:

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