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Fisher harvesting aquatic plants on Inle Lake, Myanmar.

From Threat to Solution: Rethinking the Role of Communities in Nature Conservation

Michael Brown | Samantha Cheng | Jim Tolisano
October 8, 2019
2 Minute Read
What needs to change to create the conditions necessary for communities to pursue sustainability? Michael Brown, Samantha Cheng, and Jim Tolisano propose a two step solution.

To Improve Water Management, Start Local

Owen Scott | Maria Fernanda Zermoglio
July 9, 2019
4 Minute Read
In the face of climate change, it’s more important than ever to support and strengthen communities' management of the water resources on which they rely.

Land and Property Rights Meet the SDGs: Reflections from the 2019 World Bank Land and Poverty Conference

Michael Brown
May 23, 2019
4 Minute Read
Michael Brown shares key themes from the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference – reminding us that we still have a long way to go when it comes to addressing land and property rights.

The Politics of Biodiversity: Two Experiences with Thinking and Working Politically

Carolyn Heaps
November 29, 2018
4 Minute Read
What does thinking and working politically on biodiversity projects look like? Carolyn Heaps shares experiences and lessons learned from projects in Guatemala and Indonesia.

From Trickle to Flood: How Water Extremes Can Impact Health

Wan Lee
July 10, 2018
3 Minute Read
Fluctuations in water availability caused by climate change can have huge public health ramifications. In this blog post, Wan Lee argues that sometimes the solutions to these burdens can be found outside the health sector.