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Conserving what, how, and for whom? Unpacking SDG 15 “Life on land” and its links to convivial conservation

By Judith Krauss, University of Sheffield (UK) What does the 15th Sustainable Development Goal, dubbed “Life on Land”, mean for CONVIVA, our research project investigating how conservation can be made more convivial, socially just, transformative? This blog post hopes to offer some initial, non-exhaustive thoughts building on a paper I am currently developing. It arguesContinue reading “Conserving what, how, and for whom? Unpacking SDG 15 “Life on land” and its links to convivial conservation”

CONVIVA postdoc, UC Santa Barbara, 2 years

The California Grizzly Research Network and NORFACE/Belmont Forum/NSF-funded CON-VIVA working group invite applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in conservation social science. Since 2016, the Grizzly Network (www.calgrizzly.com) has been promoting—through interdisciplinary research and education—a more informed scholarly and public conversation about the past and potential future of brown (grizzly) bears in California. The CON-VIVAContinue reading “CONVIVA postdoc, UC Santa Barbara, 2 years”

CON-VIVA Postdoc (36 months), based at the ESALQ (Piracicaba) from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Position 3: postdoc (36 months), based at the ESALQ (Piracicaba) from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil; position to study human-wildlife conflict in the Atlantic Forest biome involving Jaguars Description in Portuguese: http://fapesp.br/oportunidades/2560/ We are looking for The Wildlife Ecology, Management and Conservation Lab (LEMaC) at Forest Science, ESALQ/USP seeks a candidate for a postdocContinue reading “CON-VIVA Postdoc (36 months), based at the ESALQ (Piracicaba) from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil”

Research Symposium 1 November (Wageningen University): ‘Towards Convivial Conservation’

Towards Convivial Conservation? Governing Human-Wildlife Relations in the ‘Anthropocene’ (CONVIVA) Research Symposium co-sponsered by Centre for Space Place and Society (CSPS) and Political ecology @ WUR 1 November 2018 Orion Building C2030 Wageningen University, the Netherlands Convivial conservation is a new conservation approach that aims to move beyond currently dominant paradigms that promote nature-culture dualisms andContinue reading “Research Symposium 1 November (Wageningen University): ‘Towards Convivial Conservation’”