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Publications by ICFC personnel


Lambert, A. (2023)  COP15 raised the bar on badly needed finance for nature.  Halifax Chronicle Herald (January 3) and

Lambert, A. (2022)  Are conservation trust funds part of the answer for ongoing land protection? (commentary)  Mongabay, April 14, 2022

Canney, S.M.  (2021)  Making Space for Nature: Elephant Conservation in Mali as a Case Study. In: Sustainability, Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 63:2, 4-15, DOI: 10.1080/00139157.2021.1871292

International Conservation Fund of Canada. (2020)  Tropical nature needs us: An expanded role for Canada in stemming global biodiversity loss. Chester, Nova Scotia: ICFC. 33 p.
journal editorial related to the above report:  Hobson, K. A., and S. Wilson. 2020. The avian conservation crisis, Canada’s international record, and the need for a new path forward. Avian Conservation and Ecology 15(2):22.

International Conservation Fund of Canada. (2020)  Canada's Role in International Climate Finance.  12 pages.

Canney, S.  (2020)  Action research creates a shared future for elephants and humans.  Research Outreach. 62-65. 10.32907/RO-113-6265.

Zimmerman, B., Schwartzman, S., Jerozolimski, A., Esllei, J., Santini, E., Hugh, S., (2020) Large Scale Forest Conservation With an Indigenous People in the Highly Threatened Southeastern Amazon of Brazil: The Kayapo. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the World's Biomes, vol. 3. Elsevier, pp. 27–34. ISBN: 9780128160961


Publications related to ICFC projects (by non-ICFC personnel)

Shrestha, S. et al.  (2021)  Distribution and habitat attributes associated with the Himalayan red panda in the westernmost distribution range.  Ecology and Evolution. 2021;00:1–12.  DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7297

Janzen, D.H. & Hallwachs, W. (2020)  Área de Conservación Guanacaste, northwestern Costa Rica: Converting a tropical national park to conservation via biodevelopment.  Biotropica. 2020: 00:1–13.  DOI: 10.1111/btp.12755

Whitworth, A.  (2020)  Mangrove forest restoration boosts Costa Rica communities (commentary)Mongabay, July 24, 2020

Reid, A.E.A., Haissoune, A. & Ferber, P.  (2019) The status of coral reefs and seagrass meadows in the Kep Archipelago, Cambodia. Cambodian Journal of Natural History, 2019, 24–39.


Key publications on international conservation

Biodiversity loss/ecosystem services/priorities

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2020)  Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 (211 pp).  Summary for Policymakers (19 pp)   Montreal.

Dinerstein, E. et al. (2020)  A “Global Safety Net” to reverse biodiversity loss and stabilize Earth’s climate. Sci. Adv. 6, eabb2824.

IPBES (2019)  Summary for policymakers of the global assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. IPBES secretariat, Bonn, Germany. 56 pages.

Pimm, S.L., Jenkins, C.N., & Li, B.V. (2018)  How to protect half of Earth to ensure it protects sufficient biodiversity. Sci. Adv. 4, eaat2616 .

Bar-On, Y.M., Phillips, R. & Milo, R. (2018)   The biomass distribution on Earth. PNAS115 (25) 6506-6511; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1711842115

Conservation finance and economics

Dasgupta, P.  (2021)  The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review. Abridged Version. (London: HM Treasury).

Deutz, A. et al. (2020)  Financing Nature: Closing the global biodiversity financing gap. The Paulson Institute, The Nature Conservancy, and the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.

Nature-based climate solutions

Seddon, N. et al. (2021)  Getting the message right on nature-based solutions to climate change. Glob Change Biol. 2021;00:1–29. 

Griscom B.W. et al. (2020)  National mitigation potential from natural climate solutions in the tropics. Phil.Trans. R. Soc. B 375: 20190126.

Griscom, B.W. et al.  (2017)  Natural climate solutions. PNAS 114(44):11645–11650. 

Pandemics and conservation

Nowak, P.R. et al. (2020)  Ecology and economics for pandemic prevention.  Science 369 (6502), 379-381. DOI: 10.1126/science.abc3189

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