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Methods of funding conservation projects worldwide
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To Alleviate Poverty, Biodiversity Conservation is Critical | Conservation International Blog

To Alleviate Poverty, Biodiversity Conservation is Critical | Conservation International Blog | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it

Nature may not send us a bill, but its essential services have real and lasting value.  This study by CI marks the first global estimation of biodiversity benefits and ecosystem service flows from habitats to humans.  And the results are surprising.

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The EU continues to fail in financing successful and effective LIFE programmes

The EU continues to fail in financing successful and effective LIFE programmes | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it
On Monday 12 December, the European Commission proposed the renewal after 2013 of the LIFE programme, a key tool for financing biodiversity and the Natura 2000 network.
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Yasuni ITT: the virtues and vices of environmental innovation

Yasuni ITT: the virtues and vices of environmental innovation | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it

As the 17th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is taking place in Durban, Ecuador has embarked on the development of a project presented as highly innovative.

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People and biodiversity: does REDD+ benefit both?

People and biodiversity: does REDD+ benefit both? | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it

A global webinar this week – attended by 160 people from 44 different countries – marked the launch of a user-friendly manual that enables REDD+ project proponents to carry out cost-effective social and biodiversity impact assessments (SBIA).

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