What's New May 2013
The Eco-Index® database includes information about more than 1,250 inspiring conservation projects in the Americas.
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Innovative Eco-Initiative: GuateCarbon: Reducing Emissions through Avoided Deforestation in the Maya Biosphere Reserve (Archive)
Monitoring & Evaluation: The Coral Reef Sustainable Destination (CRSD) Project: Protecting Belizean Reefs and Reef Communities (Archive)
Eco-Exchange: Of the seven species of sea turtles, six are found in American and Caribbean waters, and all are currently threatened by extinction. Drawing from his recent visits to several sea turtle conservation projects in Nicaragua and El Salvador, conservationist Brad Nahill talks with us about the unique challenges, discoveries, and strategies related to sea turtle conservation in the region. (Archive)
Stories from the Field: Isadora Angarita-Martínez and Patricia Marconi, coordinators of BirdLife International's “Conserving Neotropical Migratory Birds in the High Andean Wetlands” project, describe how they are working to help mitigate the major threats to the high Andean wetlands in four Ramsar sites and how the project and contributes to migratory bird conservation. (Archive)
On the Record: Adopting sustainable practices improves farmers’ livelihoods and conserves biodiversity but often requires a significant financial investment.
Monthly Update: Summaries and links to profiles added to the Eco-Index® during the past month.
In Print & Online: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Water and Wetlands (Archive)
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