• Awareness is not enough.

    Julia Townsend shares her vision on how to change behavior for nature conservation.

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  • Power of psychology for nature conservation

    Dr. Stanley Asah gives striking examples of irrational human behavior causing environmental problems and tells a compelling story about the power of psychology for nature conservation.

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  • 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

    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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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

This year’s theme reflects the importance of efforts made at all levels to establish a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part o.. Read More »


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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