Collaborative Projects (all)

Understanding the social and economic factors driving land use change in sub‐Saharan West African wintering areasThere is widespread concern about the population status of Palaearctic-African migrant...
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Funded Projects
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Biodiversity and food security
International negotiations aimed at reducing emissions from tropical forest deforestation and degradation (REDD+) through carbon trading are gathering momentum, with numerous pilot projects around...
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Funded Projects
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Biodiversity and climate change
Land-cover change is perhaps the single greatest threat to biodiversity. The Protected Area (PA) network aims to protect key sites, including from adverse land-cover change and represents one of the...
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Funded Projects
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Indicators, monitoring and effectiveness
The data collected by earth observation remote sensing is a powerful tool for conservation and in such a rapidly changing field, it is essential that conservationists working with satellite imagery...
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Catalyzed Projects
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Indicators, monitoring and effectiveness
Biodiversity loss is of global significance with serious implications for human health and wellbeing. Despite this, and the wealth of scientific evidence on the scale of the problem, biodiversity...
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Catalyzed Projects
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Biodiversity and climate change
This project aims to develop and deploy a rapid assessment tool to understand how far conserving sites for their biodiversity importance also helps to conserve different ecosystem services (ESs),...
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Funded Projects
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Valuing biodiversity and ecosystem services
By bringing people with similar interests together in two workshops in 2009 and 2012, Shared Challenges has acted as a catalyst for a broad range of projects related to ecosystem services, helping to...
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Catalyzed Projects
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Valuing biodiversity and ecosystem services
There is general concern amongst conservationists that people are taking fewer opportunities to experience and connect with nature. This project is designed to explore this and to understand what the...
Type:
Catalyzed Projects
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Capacity building and leadership
The EU Directive on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (the Renewable Energy Directive) sets a 20% mandatory target for the use of energy from renewable sources by 2020....
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Catalyzed Projects
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Biodiversity and climate change
Biodiversity offsets are measurable conservation outcomes developed to compensate for unavoidable residual impacts to biodiversity resulting from project development to ensure no net loss or even a...
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Catalyzed Projects
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Towards a green economy

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