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Thought Leadership

Science Communication & Learning

Resonate, astonish, motivate, demonstrate & reconnect: 5 Ways to Frame Biodiversity

The alarming rate and scale of biodiversity loss is no secret — or it least it shouldn’t be. Yet it sometimes feels that no matter how hard we try to explain, repackage, or illuminate the fact that the variety of life on earth is in dramatic decline, the message just doesn’t seem to stick. Conservation organizations and environmental communicators are starting to recognize that simply turning up the volume isn’t enough. We need to think carefully about how we frame these issues so that the problem resonates with people and makes sense in the .. Read More »

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CEC Members in Action

A rhino love story

In light of this dire state, this past August the Commission on Education and Communication (CEC), in conjunction with two Namibian envi.. Read More »


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Mangal Shakya

Chairman, Wildlife Watch Group

Networking, Nature, Conservation

I have written and edited 12 books relating to biodiversity and conservation issues that pertain to national and international activities. I also ..

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The IUCN Red List: Guiding Conservation for 50 years

The IUCN Red List is the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of wild species and their links to livelihoods. Help them reach their goal of assessing at least 160,000 species by 2020 to make The IUCN Red List a more complete ‘Barometer of Life.’ https://50.iucnredlist.org/donate

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