MPA Network Design and Management: Framework and Guidance (2021)

The Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management and FOS Europe have developed a framework and a 10-step method for tackling the big challenges in marine conservation. The framework contains ​definitions,…

Lighter Conservation Standards Cookbook (2021)

This draft “Cookbook” provides a series of “recipes” for “lighter” Conservation Standards (CS) approaches to different scenarios that teams…

CMP Cross-organisational Learning: Framing Nature-based Solutions (2021)

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) is an approach to addressing environmental and development challenges through protecting, maintaining, and enhancing ecosystem services. As…

Conservation Standards: Diversity, Equity, Justice, and Inclusion Approaches (2020-2021)

Phase I of this learning initiative highlighted the need for the conservation community to continue learning about how to incorporate diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ) principles into their conservation…

Population, Health and Environment (PHE): An Integrated Approach to Conservation (2021)

The purpose of the PHE Learning Initiative was to improve CMP’s and, more broadly, the conservation sector’s understanding of PHE and its value to biodiversity conservation, to identify barriers that…

Factsheets: Situation Models and Results Chains (2021)

These factsheets are intended to provide a high-level summary of what situation models / results chains are, how they are developed and how to read them. The target audience is…

Case Study Protected Area Management: Institutionalising the Conservation Standards in a Parastatal South Africa (2017)

CapeNature, the conservation authority for the Western Cape Province, South Africa, initiated a process in 2017 to strengthen adaptive management of the protected areas under its management.  Management plans strive…