• Ladders to Heaven

    CEC member Mike Shanahan's‎ forthcoming book tells the story of an amazing group of plants that have affected humanity in profound but little-known ways – by shaping our world, nourishing our bodies and feeding our imaginations.

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  • Think Nature

    A short video to introduce ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change to county government officials in Kenya and Uganda.

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  • Stewards Rising

    A short documentary about changing community behaviors and practices towards ecosystem resilience.

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  • Think Nature

    An educational video for training sessions with county government officials in Kenya and Uganda on ecosystem-based adaptation to climatye change.

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  • Love, Not Loss

    Cheryl Charles discusses what two organizations are doing to help the challenges all of us who worry about the future of the Earth face.

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Thought Leadership

Science Communication & Learning

Of Dry Lands and Social Soils

Unlike some high profile environmental issues, land degradation and dryland biodiversity loss do not have a captivating macro fauna that represent.. Read More »

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CEC Members in Action

The Challenge, an initiative of USAID in partnership with the National Geographic Society, the Smithsonian Institution, and TRAFFIC, calls on the .. Read More »


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Daniela Benavides

First Mermaid & Nature Education Independent Consultant, ConCiencia

Creative, Multidisciplinary, Lucky

An evolutionary biologist by degree, I have over ten years of experience in environmental education. Five years ago, a job brought me to live in a..

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Chair Emeritus reflects on his 25 years in the CEC steering committee

Frits Hesselink, Chair Emeritus of IUCN's Commission on Education and Communication reflects on his 25 years in the CEC steering committee. Editing done by Nossi Group Productions, Namibia.

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