Videos

Rhett Butler – Big talk: How to effectively communicate conservation science

27 Dec 2018

Focused at the links of communication and impact assessment, my talk will offer some practical take home advice for communicating conservation science and issues to the public. It builds on a personal story that illustrates the impact of journalism and communications and will conclude with some “what I’ve learned from 20 years of running Mongabay” […]

Fritz Kleinschroth – Everything is connected: Planning in the water energy food nexus

27 Dec 2018

This talk will spark a discussion about the opportunities, but also the limits, of how far scientists can make their results accessible to local communities or at least to certification bodies such as FSC that have more established participation processes. While there are inherent difficulties in making complex issues accessible to people across various educational […]

Violaine Berger – Forging public private civil society partnerships to address deforestation

27 Dec 2018

This Landscape Talk will demonstrate how public-private-civil society partnerships can help address complex challenges such as deforestation, using the example of the Cocoa and Forests Initiative.

Paola Agostini – A financial road map to turn wastelands into vital lands

27 Dec 2018

Making the argument that FLR is doable everywhere, the talk presents a road map of why and how landscapes can be restored from wastelands to vital lands. The talk uses vivid examples, highlights innovative financial instruments, showcases cutting edge partnerships with private actors, and emphasizes the focal value of international partnerships, e.g. the Bonn Challenge. […]

Dorothea Pio – Coupling restoration finance streams for long-term success

27 Dec 2018

The talk will have a strong community focus and will include learning around how to support women, girls and vulnerable groups to find their voice in decisions around natural resource management and particularly with respect to growing their role in the administration of Payment for Ecosystem Service funds in historically patriarchal societies. The talk will […]

Re-imagining palm oil: A living landscape approach in the heart of Africa

27 Dec 2018

This talk will present the Olam Palm Gabon plantations, the world’s first independently verified climate-positive palm plantations, which have catalysed a multi-stakeholder initiative for sustainable agriculture, including a national land use plan and enabling regulatory framework, in the world’s most rainforest-rich nation. Palm oil is the world’s most controversial crop, but beyond the polemic, what […]

David Meyers – More than the money Financial solutions for natural landscapes

27 Dec 2018

This talk will show how financing sustainable landscapes requires a comprehension of the systems driving ecosystem loss and degradation, public regulatory and fiscal policy, and the arsenal of potential finance solutions. Building on David’s experience from the last 4 years at the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (UNDP), he will provide examples of how “finance solutions” can […]

Susanne Wallenoffer – Out of the forest and into the landscape of Central Asia

27 Dec 2018

This landscape talk will focus on viewing forest management as part of a wider landscape management approach. By showcasing a solution for sustainable and integrative forest management that has been successfully practiced in Central Asia, the talk aims at highlighting the need for a landscape perspective in forest management planning to address the various environmental, […]

Stephen Garnett – Why indigenous peoples are crucial to conservation

27 Dec 2018

Indigenous Peoples have long been recognised as central players in many of the world’s landscapes. However, the extent of their influence has never been fully understood – no attempt has ever been made to quantify the area owned or managed by Indigenous Peoples, the condition of those lands, the uses to which those lands are […]

Socrates Schouten – The Chamber of Commons: New models of cooperation

27 Dec 2018

Exciting examples of sustainable landscape management occur when governments, private organisations and civil society organisations work together to establish and finance new courses of action. There is a great flurry of new arrangements observing to these ‘landscape commons’. Similar to the Chamber of Commerce, we need more structural and vocal representation of these kind of […]