Search for tag: "conservation"

Conservation Solutions

This lecture presents sustainable approaches to address some of the biggest threats to the Amazon’s biodiversity and ecosystems, i.e., deforestation, damming of rivers, mining, hunting, illegal…

From  SDG Academy 0 plays

Is it still possible to save the Amazon?

This lecture will argue that the Amazon is a really complex and diverse system, and that there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Instead, there is a set of solutions that can be replicated and…

From  SDG Academy 1 plays

Why is it urgent to protect the Amazon?

This lecture presents a summary of the many ecosystem services provided by the Amazon and how disrupting them affects all of humanity. Learn how deforestation in the Amazon leads to water scarcity…

From  SDG Academy 0 plays

Case Study: Ecosystem service valuation in Tanna, Vanuatu

This video presents a case study on cost-benefit analysis conducted Griffith University to determine the importance of EbA strategies, such as community conservation and agricultural extension, in…

From  SDG Academy 2 plays

Ecosystem-based Adaptation - Trailer

Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA); also known as nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation) is increasingly gaining policy support and being implemented by diverse actors around the world.…

From  SDG Academy 15 plays

Q&A | One Planet, One Ocean Faculty | 2018 Oct. 7

A panel of experts present on issues concerning turtle conservation and answer learners' questions on the subject. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

From  SDG Academy 2 plays

Protected Area Management II

This chapter focuses on the management of protected areas in the Amazon basin. Rivers serve as natural barriers for the distribution of biodiversity and in the Amazon, caused the development of two…

From  SDG Academy 14 plays

Terrestrial and Inland Freshwater Ecosystems, Part I

This chapter looks into different types of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and differing definitions of ecosystems, including: A human-determined transition between different types of…

From  SDG Academy 26 plays