Meeting FFN hero Barbara Galetti Barbara Galetti is president of Centro de Conservacion Cetacea (CCC), a Chilean NGO dedicated to the conservation of cetacean species and the marine ecosystem. In 2011 she won the Future For Nature Award, and now she was back in the Netherlands for a short visit. Eight of the Future For […]
Sometimes conservation challenges are too big to fight on your own. In situations like these, it’s better to team up than to stand alone. In the fight to save the unique Leuser ecosystem in Indonesia, Sumatra-based NGOs HAkA and FKL joined forces. Read this week’s blog to find out why this collaboration turned out to be so successful!
This week’s video is recorded on beautiful Calawit Island. Even on a small island like this you can find many conservation stories and challenges. At first I wanted to report on mangroves, but during my stay on the island, I became intrigued by the complex relation between dugongs and tourism. So here’s a longer video dealing with both topics. Enjoy!
During my stay at C3 I’ve had the unique opportunity to visit some local communities across Busuanga Island. As I promised you last week, today’s video is about some of the work C3 has done in those communities. Watch it and see that this NGO is called Community Centred Conservation for a good reason!
Problem oriented Wildlife Protection A quote from a recent scientific article reads: “Conservation is not rocket science…it is far more complex than that.” And that is actually the reason why Dr. Andrew Lemieux is so interested in studying wildlife crimes. On Tuesday 26th of June, the Future for Nature Academy invited Andrew to share his […]
After last week’s blog, you’d maybe expect a video this week. I was planning to, but the internet connection wouldn’t let me upload any video. Yup, that’s also nature conservation: being in remote areas is both a blessing and a curse. Anyway, this week’s blogpost is about C3 and it’s flagship species: the dugong. Enjoy!