Communities in Action, research in links between environment, communities, and livelihood

Communities, Conservation & Livelihoods
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Join your counterparts from around the world to share ideas on community conservation and sustainable livelihoods.
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Explore how communities can take collective action, through homegrown environmental stewardship to improve local ecosystems and community well-being.

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Stories shared from around the world from local communities that are working to achieve both environmental conservation and sustainable livelihoods

Communities, Conservation & Livelihoods

The Community Conservation Research Network links local communities, conservation and sustainable livelihoods to address environmental and economic challenges. We are focused on understanding the diverse meanings of conservation, the motivations for environmental stewardship and the best practices for governance and decision making to achieve conservation and sustainable livelihoods.

The connection between Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods around the globe

Latest News

  • For the past several years, West Coast Aquatic has been working on a tool to support decision-making that is ecosystem-based and inclusive of multiple knowledge systems (indigenous, local and scientific). The tool is called the Marine Ecosystem Reference Guide (MERG)....

  • Ocean foods have nourished and sustained Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations for millennia, yet today, many rights and access challenges exist....

  • This book became the foundation for the dissemination of the discourse of coastal and marine resource management based on Indigenous peoples found throughout Indonesia....

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Explore the rest of the website by selecting the options in the header at the top of the page or using the quick links below. Here, you can discover our various resources, conceptual guidebooks, webinars, news and learn more about the network, its initiatives, and contributions to community conservation.