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Conservation Trusts Investment Summary 2010 Released

The fourth report of the Conservation Trust Fund Survey series is released and covers the performance of Conservation Trust Funds during the calendar year of 2010.

It relies on information provided by 31 Funds in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia about endowments, sinking funds and revolving funds.

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Western Conservation Finance Boot Camp at Stanford University

Eager to learn the latest tools and techniques for financing conservation?

 

Learn the most up-to-date, innovative, and successful tools available for land conservationists in the West. Work directly with experienced faculty to solve challenging financing issues. Build a network of peers working in conservation finance across the United States.

 

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Healthy Lands and Waters Support a Healthy Economy

Healthy Lands and Waters Support a Healthy Economy | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it
Conservation spending did not cause the budget deficit and cutting conservation can't fix it. In fact, supporting conservation is important for our economy.
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Conservation International Enters into Groundbreaking Partnership with Althelia Climate Fund on REDD+ Investments - Conservation International

Conservation International Enters into Groundbreaking Partnership with Althelia Climate Fund on REDD+ Investments - Conservation International | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it

Conservation International (CI) announced today that it has entered into a partnership with the Althelia Climate Fund (ACF), a newly formed investment fund that will focus on sustainable land use, ecosystem services and forest carbon assets generated by projects that reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+).

 

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Conservation finance links

Photo: Tom Arthur/Wikipedia Commons
Twice each month TPL’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to state and local conservation finance stories from around the nation.
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A Guide on Conservation Finance

A Guide on Conservation Finance | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it
"Guide to Conservation Finance" was developed by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), to provide comprehensive information about the conservation financing mechanisms that are being implemented across the world.
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Shrink your URLs and get paid!

A grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) will provide financial aid for a project aimed at preserving maraine wildelife...

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RPT-FEATURE-Tiger finance, a banker's effort to fund survival

Stuart Bray, a City of London financier turned environmentalist, is using his fortune and skills to develop novel ways to fund conservation, starting with teaching tigers to hunt in the South African bush.
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Problems using REDD for wildlife conservation

Problems using REDD for wildlife conservation | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) was set up to reduce greenhouse gases, with biodiversity conservation as a “co-benefit”.
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Justin Ward: Helping Companies Work for the Environment

Justin Ward: Helping Companies Work for the Environment | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it

A growing environmental movement was spreading across America in the 1970s. As it gained traction in the small, vibrant college town of Ft. Collins, Colo. — home to Colorado State University — it helped influence a generation of budding conservationists, including Justin Ward, Vice President of Business Practices in CI's Center for Environmental Leadership in Business (CELB).

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The Green Climate Fund: Expectations and the Emerging Picture ...

In advance of COP 17, the Green Climate Fund's (GCF) Transitional Committee (TC) have passed the Parties a report, recommending it “take note” of the report's findings. ... The increasing importance of the 'patchwork' approach for REDD.
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It’s official – the key to conservation lies with indigenous peoples

It’s official – the key to conservation lies with indigenous peoples | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it
A World Bank study shows how deforestation rates are lower in indigenous areas...
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The Forest Investment Program and REDD

The Forest Investment Program and REDD: update from the Bretton Woods Project. By Chris ... They are comprised of two trust funds – the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF).
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UN Secretary-General Calls for Launch of Green Climate Fund

UN Secretary-General Calls for Launch of Green Climate Fund | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it
He also underscored the importance of scaling up climate finance, urging the launch at Durban of the Green Climate Fund. He underlined that the Fund must not be an “empty shell,” but that governments must provide the ...
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The Nation’s Mayors Seek President’s Continued Support for Land and Water Conservation Fund

The Nation’s Mayors Seek President’s Continued Support  for Land and Water Conservation Fund | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it
Nearly 50 mayors across the country urged President Obama this week to support federal funding of urban parks and green space as a strategy for creating jobs and driving economic development. Mayor...
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HeidelbergCement partners BirdLife International

On Friday, 16 September 2011, HeidelbergCement and the internationally recognised nature conservation organisation BirdLife International have signed a co-operation agreement. The primary goal of this partnership is to further improve the protection of biodiversity at quarrying sites

 

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Notes from a rare planet: And the gold goes to…Rwanda!

Notes from a rare planet: And the gold goes to…Rwanda! | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it
Rwanda has become the newest winner of the prestigious future policy award 2011 (IPS) “‘Rwanda has sought not only to make its forests a national priority, but has also used them as a platform to revolutionise its stances on women’s rights and...
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REDD+ funds for conservation?

REDD+ funds for conservation? | Financing Nature Conservation | Scoop.it
Before getting all excited about using REDD funds for conservation, read this recent letter in Conservation Letters,
Risky business: an uncertain future for biodiversity conservation finance through REDD+
Jacob Phelps, Edward L.
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