Recent Submissions

  • Environmental governance in multicultural areas: lessons learned from two Colombian communities 

    Author(s):Velasco, Marcela
    Date Issued:2012-05-01
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats
    Most Latin American countries have recognized the right to local political autonomy of ethnic communities as well as their potential to conserve important natural resources. Unfortunately, national and sub-national authorities ...
  • Are we prepared to lose our precious land? Community approaches to pasture and cropland restoration in Marigat District, Kenya 

    Author(s):Lenachuru, Clement Isaiah
    Date Issued:2012-04-03
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats
    Global concerns about deforestation caused by fuelwood shortages, prompted introduction of in Lake Baringo area early 1980's. is on IUCN's new list of 100 world's worst invasive alien species. has survived where other tree ...
  • Role of collaboration in stewardship contracting, The 

    Author(s):Mattor, Kathie
    Date Issued:2012-03-06
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats
    Stewardship contracting was introduced over 10 years ago as a way to simultaneously address national forest management goals and community needs through collaborative processes. However we do not have clear measures of the ...
  • Volunteer tourism and sustainable livelihoods: the case of CSU alternative breaks in Achiote, Panama 

    Author(s):Eddins, Emily Anne
    Date Issued:2012-04-17
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats
    Volunteer tourism has become a multi-faceted and useful development tool connecting diverse socio‐ecological systems from global to local scales. However, collaborative processes among primary stakeholders in volunteer ...
  • Food sovereignty and home gardens in northern Nicaragua 

    Author(s):Boone, Karie
    Date Issued:2012-03
    Format:born digital; digital audio formats; presentations (communicative events)
    Central America stands out not only for its great concentration of endemic animal and plant species, but also for its large variety of climates and ecosystems. This biodiversity has historically contributed to rich soils ...
  • Development of an ecosystem services marketplace in northern Colorado 

    Author(s):Flynn, Patrick
    Date Issued:2012-02
    Format:born digital; digital audio formats; presentations (communicative events)
    Ecosystem service markets are emerging as a new tool for conservationists to use for protecting critical landscapes and natural resources. The goal of these markets is to properly value the landscapes and natural resources ...
  • Challenges for sustainable nature-based tourism: Vilsandi National Park, Saaremaa Island, Estonia 

    Author(s):Raadik-Cotrell, Jana; Cottrell, Stuart
    Date Issued:2012-02
    Format:born digital; digital audio formats; presentations (communicative events)
    The first protected area in the Baltic countries, Vilsandi National Park (VNP) is located near the west coast of Saaremaa Island, Estonia. As an archipelago, the area was designated a protected area at the beginning of the ...
  • Connecting human dimensions research to place-based collaboration through science delivery 

    Author(s):Clement, Jessica
    Date Issued:2012-01
    Format:born digital; digital audio formats; presentations (communicative events)
    Connecting human dimensions research to on-the-ground applications is a subject for ongoing experimentation for social scientists. In this case data collected in the context of forest planning on the Bridger Teton National ...