All posts tagged: protected areas

Global protected area dynamics – new ways to measure change

Protected areas are a key conservation strategy and play a major role in addressing global environmental challenges. Recognising this, countries have committed to increasing global protected area coverage to at least 17% on land and 10% for marine by 2020. The most widely used tool to track progress on these commitments is the World Database

Future-proofing Colombia’s protected areas

“This project has been an invitation to think differently about protected areas – it can continue to be a powerful tool for the management of protected areas anywhere in the world.” These were the words of Luis Germán Naranjo, Conservation Director, WWF Colombia during the final leadership meeting of a Luc Hoffmann Institute project that

Conservation Futures project promotes collaboration between Australia and Colombia

A Luc Hoffmann Institute (LHI) project on climate change adaptation is promoting research cooperation between Australia and Colombia. The Conservation Futures project is generating scientific knowledge on the impacts of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystem services in Colombia’s protected areas. The aim is to boost the capacity of protected area institutions to anticipate and