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Issues in Ecology #22: Innovative Finance for Conservation

Ecological Society of America

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
(202) 833-8773,
A new report in Issues in Ecology, Innovative Finance for Conservation: Roles for Ecologists and Practitioners offers guidelines for developing standardized, ethical and effective conservation finance projects. The conservation community is rapidly moving beyond its traditional emphasis on establishing protected areas to promoting integrated approaches that achieve a wide range of social, economic, and ecological co-benefits for people and the environment. Current trends suggest that conservation finance has enormous potential for growth and could represent a turning point in global approaches to biodiversity conservation.

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This webinar will provide an overview of key highlights from the report, discussing the benefits of private funding sources, recommendations from the report for a variety of stakeholders who wish to develop, apply, and evaluate privately financed projects designed to conserve biodiversity and improve human livelihoods.

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This event originated in Center for Grassland Studies.