The Fairmined label: promoting social and environmental responsibility in artisanal and small-scale mining
At the international level, artisanal and small-scale mining organizations (ASMOs) have a major social, environmental and economic impact. The way gold is extracted is especially important nowadays, at a time when economic activity is changing, with companies trying to improve their practices by focusing not only on financial gain but also on improving communities’ living conditions and reducing environmental impacts.
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Building Capacity for Near Real-time Deforestation Monitoring and Improving Forest Governance in the Peruvian Amazon
The Peruvian Amazon harbours high levels of biodiversity and large extensions of continuous and relatively intact tropical forests. However, forests face an ...
Conservation of sea turtles in Côte d’Ivoire
CEM has been running a sea turtle conservation project in Côte d’Ivoire since 2010. Thanks to this project, poaching has virtually ceased in the Grand Bereby area, ...
2018 - WCS
Farming for biodiversity with the Sustainable Rice Platform in Cambodia
The Bengal Florican populations are directly threatened by intensive rice production. WCS and SMP encourage local producers to use more environmentally friendly ...
2018 - Hutan
Artificial nest boxes to encourage the breeding of hornbills in Malaysia
Installation of artificial nest boxes to conserve wild hornbill populations in areas where the destruction of trees has made natural nesting impossible.
2017 - RFUK
ForestLink: Real-Time Community-based Monitoring and Alert system
This technology aims to improve Amazonian indigenous peoples’ capacities to protect their forests. It is built on indigenous people representative organisations’ ...
2017 - Conservation International
Conservation Agreements: Protecting nature and improving lives
To make biodiversity conservation a viable choice for communities through explicit agreements that provide tangible benefits in exchange for effective conservation ...
2017 - Blue Ventures/ZSL
Harnessing mobile technology to improve small-scale fisheries management
By empowering communities to conduct fisheries monitoring, this approach can capture data across vast distances, at low cost, in real time and stimulate an interest ...