Progressing Community Based Natural Resource Management in Zimbabwe

Progressing Community Based Natural Resource Management in Zimbabwe EP Harrison, V Dzigirai, E Gandiwa, T Nzuma, B Masivele and HT Ndlovu Plaas 2014 Zimbabwe is ushering in a new era of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM). It is moving away from place-based wildlife management initiatives to more internationally linked forestry carbon projects which focus on the sequestration of...

Transformative Change and Convivial Conservation: Possibilities and Challenges for a Transformative Approach to Biodiversity Conservation

Transformative Change and Convivial Conservation: Possibilities and Challenges for a Transformative Approach to Biodiversity Conservation Kate Massarella, Judith E. Krauss, Wilhelm Kiwango, Robert Fletcher - Conservation and Society 2022 from: Special Issue: Exploring Convivial Conservation in Theory and Practice Convivial conservation has been put forward as a radical alternative to transform...

Declaration of the African Caravans for Climate Justice ahead of COP 27

Declaration of the African Caravans for Climate Justice ahead of COP 27 56 Civil Society Organizations and Coalitions from 23 African countries have signed Declaration of the African Caravans for Climate Justice We, community movements, civil society and youth organizations from more than 23 African countries having organized the caravans for climate justice in the period from September 26 to...

Examining attention given to threats to elephant conservation on social media

Examining attention given to threats to elephant conservation on social media Niall L. Hammond, Amy Dickman, Duan Biggs - Conservation Science and Practice 2022 Although social media is growing rapidly as a news source, including for disseminating conservation information, studies comparing attention given to differing threats to species on social media are almost non-existent. As the amount of...

Inclusive anti-poaching? Exploring the potential and challenges of community-based anti-poaching

Inclusive anti-poaching? Exploring the potential and challenges of community-based anti-poaching Francis Massé, Alan Gardiner, Rodgers Lubilo and Martha Ntlhaele Themba - SA Crime Quarterly JUNE 2017 As it is acknowledged that the largely (para)militarised approach to anti-poaching has its limitations, alternative approaches to conservation law enforcement are being sought. One alternative, what...

Why we must question the militarisation of conservation

Why we must question the militarisation of conservation Rosaleen Duffy, Francis Massé, EmileSmidt, Esther Marijnenc, Bram Büscher, Judith Verweijen, Maano Ramutsindelad, Trishant Simlaie, LaureJoanny, Elizabeth Lunstrumf Biological Conservation April 2019 Our aim in this Perspective Piece is to draw out the major themes, patterns and concerns about militarisation from the critical literature in...

Environmental Colonialism “Saving” Africa from Africans

Environmental Colonialism: “Saving” Africa from Africans Robert H Nelson 2003 The Independent Review  The greatest current efforts to “save” Africa are associated with contemporary environmentalism. The results have not been as devastating as the experience of slavery, yet they have often served Western interests and goals much more than the interests of ordinary Africans. In some cases,...

Evidence for Enquiry on Animals Abroad Bill

Evidence for Enquiry on Animals Abroad Bill - October 2021 Written evidence submitted by Helen Muller, PhD Student at University College London Anthropology Department and Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London Background: I am in the final-year of my PhD research through the London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership. My project aims to examine the social and ecological impacts of...

How to Be an Ally of Indigenous-led Conservation

How to Be an Ally of Indigenous-led Conservation landneedsguardians.ca  Indigenous Peoples need allies to help secure long-term support conservation. We value and deeply appreciate your support.Here is some perspective on how Indigenous and non-Indigenous people can work together in a new approach to conservation—one rooted in Indigenous laws, science and relationships with the land. One that...

Unmasking the impact of Covid-19 on the livelihoods of small-scale fishers along the Kenyan coast for possible interventions.

Unmasking the impact of Covid-19 on the livelihoods of small-scale fishers along the Kenyan coast for possible interventions Authors: Bironga H, et al (2022). Kenya Aquatica Scientific Journal of the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute.COVID-19 pandemic caused many human deaths and was a multiplier of vulnerability for many households. Consequently, threatening attainment of food...
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