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Helping humans and elephants to coexist in southern Tanzania

Helping humans and elephants to coexist in southern Tanzania

Monaco
Increase knowledge of biodiversity Conservation of endangered species
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The elephants of Tanzania are under terrible threat from the illegal wildlife trade. Between 2009 and 2015, the elephant population fell from 109,000 to 50,000. The main cause of this dramatic decline is poaching, motivated by the demand for ivory in consumer countries and exacerbated by local…

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative Collaborative Fund For Conservation

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative Collaborative Fund For Conservation

Monaco
Increase knowledge of biodiversity
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The CCI Collaborative Fund for Conservation catalyses and supports innovative and collaborative projects undertaken by CCI partners to conserve biodiversity. Projects address high priority conservation issues and are designed to integrate research, education, policy and practice. Since 2009, 43…

Tracking the movements and status of marine top predators in the Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea

Tracking the movements and status of marine top predators in the Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea

Monaco
Increase knowledge of biodiversity
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

The main purpose of this project is to advance ecological knowledge, still insignificant, on two groups of large predators – elasmobranchs (sharks, ray) and marine birds – in order to document conservation strategies for these frequently threatened species more effectively. Close to…

Conserving puma-camelid-scavenger interactions and their ecosystem effects in the Patagonia and high Andean Steppe

Conserving puma-camelid-scavenger interactions and their ecosystem effects in the Patagonia and high Andean Steppe

Monaco
Increase knowledge of biodiversity Conservation of endangered species
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Interactions between large predators and mammals are essential due to their ecological impact, which helps to regulate ecosystems and the value they hold for the local economy and cultural heritage. Recent environmental research has shown that when large carnivores limit their predatory activity…

Young Ocean Leaders Program

Young Ocean Leaders Program

Monaco
Increase knowledge of biodiversity
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Our ocean offers many services to humanity. It provides a livelihood and food security to millions of people, regulates our climate and offers economic opportunities related to leisure activities and the development of tourism. However, extractive industries, pollution and overfishing have had…

Stoechas Project: improving knowledge of the biodiversity of the Port-Cros National Park to optimise its management

Stoechas Project: improving knowledge of the biodiversity of the Port-Cros National Park to optimise its management

Monaco
Increase knowledge of biodiversity
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The main objective of the project will be to acquire knowledge on the biodiversity of this new territory (enlarged in 2012). According to the initial planning, and after updating the list of recently completed inventories, as many as possible of the inventories planned for the period 2021-2025 will…

Champions of Sustainable Food and Biodiversity

Champions of Sustainable Food and Biodiversity

Monaco
Increase knowledge of biodiversity
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

A social and educational innovation project on sustainable food for young people and their families. The project creates a link between students in Auvergne (high school, middle school and high school students) and young people in other countries on sustainable food issues in order to improve food…

Supporting research and strengthening knowledge of the Port-Cros National Park and Pelagos Sanctuary territory - Research phase

Supporting research and strengthening knowledge of the Port-Cros National Park and Pelagos Sanctuary territory - Research phase

Monaco
Increase knowledge of biodiversity
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The Port-Cros National Park (PCPN) has been faced for several years with the challenge of extending its knowledge and heritage management activities to a new territory with a much larger surface area than the old one. Since 2016, the PCPN has been deploying its knowledge efforts in the heart of the…

Implementation of a biogeographic conservation strategy for flora in continental Mediterranean France

Implementation of a biogeographic conservation strategy for flora in continental Mediterranean France

Monaco
Increase knowledge of biodiversity
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The French Mediterranean is one of the regions of highest biodiversity in France and in the Mediterranean basin. It is home to one of the regional hotspots for Mediterranean biodiversity, as well as several refuge areas. The exceptional biological diversity of the ecosystems of the Mediterranean…

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative Collaborative Fund for Conservation

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative Collaborative Fund for Conservation

Monaco
Increase knowledge of biodiversity
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

©Matthew-Smith The CCI Collaborative Fund for Conservation catalyses and supports innovative and collaborative projects undertaken by CCI partners to conserve biodiversity. Projects address high priority conservation issues and are designed to integrate research, education, policy and…