Projects: Ecoregional Work

Gulf of California Evaluation

Gulf of California Evaluation

The Gulf of California is known globally for its impressive and diverse marine life. More than 300 estuaries, lagoons, and other wetlands dot the coast, and the region represents one of the most productive fishing areas in the world, accounting for about 75% of Mexico‚Äôs fish catch by volume. While the Gulf is a fairly […]

 

Baltic Sea Protected Areas

Baltic Sea Protected Areas

Inspired by work in Kosterhavets and Ytre Hvaler National Parks, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) decided to work with its country administrative boards to integrate adaptive management in a network of 5 Baltic Sea Protected Areas (BSPAs). FOS has supported this initiative by offering process guidance and technical assistance to piloting Adaptive Collaborative Management […]

 

Kosterhavets and Ytre Hvaler Marine National Parks

Kosterhavets and Ytre Hvaler Marine National Parks

One protected area at a time, Sweden and Norway have been expanding the use of the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation to improve collaboration and develop sound management plans. This work started in 2008 when FOS guided a Swedish to improve collaboration and develop sound management plans. This work started in 2008 when […]

 

Southwest Amazon Conservation with WWF

Southwest Amazon Conservation with WWF

Covering 210 million hectares of northern Bolivia, southeastern Peru, and western and central Brazil, the Southwestern Amazon forests encompass some of the richest forest communities on Earth. It is home to numerous indigenous communities whose culture and identity depends on the natural resources. In 2003, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launched the Amazon Headwaters Initiative […]

 

Ecoregional Planning with The Nature Conservancy

Ecoregional Planning with The Nature Conservancy

Conservation at even the smallest scale is complex. When trying to achieve conservation across a wide ecoregion, complexities and uncertainties abound. Still, it is imperative to take action working off the best knowledge possible and adapting as we systematically test our actions and learn from them. With this in mind, FOS has worked closely with […]