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Ecohack

EcoHack is a global event, with simultaneous hackathons in Sydney, Nairobi, New York City, Madrid, Cambridge, U.K, Washington, D.C and San Francisco. From the start in Sydney until the end in San Francisco, this hackathon will run for nearly 50 … Continue reading

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Challenges for the World Parks Congress

Sydney, Australia – This week the 6th IUCN World Parks Congress will be held at the Sydney Olympic Park November 12-19. How to evaluate the 2014 World Parks Congress? More than a year ago I developed a series of goals … Continue reading

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11.2014

November 2014 Highlights: November 1-2 Day of the Dead November 1-9 Conservation Week (New Zealand) November 12-19 World Parks Congress (Sydney, Australia) #WorldParksCongress November 13, 530-9pm Wild and Scenic Film Festival (Las Vegas) November 14-15 Nethui-South (Christchurch, New Zealand) #nethui November 27 Thanksgiving (USA)

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Koedoe Hangout

Hangout with us on October 22 as we discuss the publication of the new Koedoe issue on Tourism and Protected Areas. The conversation takes place on Google+. Some background: Tourism and visitation is a dominant commercial use of protected areas, … Continue reading

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Parks Inspiring Solutions Hangout (July 2014)

Tourism in parks and protected areas can be a boon to local conservation efforts or it can afflict biodiversity conservation and environmental management. Many travelers find meaningful encounters with nature in protected areas, but these wilderness fans are often at … Continue reading

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Parks Inspiring Solutions Hangout (June 2014)

Tourism in parks and protected areas can be a boon to local conservation efforts or it can afflict biodiversity conservation and environmental management. Many travelers find meaningful encounters with nature in protected areas, but these wilderness fans are often at … Continue reading

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Countdown to the World Parks Congress

There are now 200+ days until the start of the 6th IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, NSW. The dates of the event are November 12-20 2014. For those paying attention, here’s the countdown. The congress takes place once every ten years and … Continue reading

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