Collaboration

Celebrating success in 2019

Our programmes have continued to go from strength to strength in 2019. Thanks to our generous donors and supporters, we have been able to channel more funding to some of Earth’s most overlooked and underfunded conservation challenges. Here are some of  the highlights: Empowering people to protect nature In [...]

By |2019-12-19T17:04:50+00:00December 19th, 2019|Alternative Livelihoods, Biodiversity, Capacity Building, Collaboration, Community, Conservation|Comments Off on Celebrating success in 2019

Stepping up for our closest living cousins

Apes are our closest living cousins... In fact, we’re just a pair of chromosomes apart. Actually, we are apes. Humans and non-human apes all evolved from a common ancestor about 14 million years ago – not that long in the grand scheme of things. We are most closely related to chimps and bonobos, while gorillas [...]

By |2019-10-15T12:18:24+00:00October 15th, 2019|Biodiversity, Collaboration, Funding, People and Wildlife|Comments Off on Stepping up for our closest living cousins

Innovative partnerships and approaches for capacity building

Synchronicity Earth recently took part in a capacity building conference hosted at ZSL London Zoo. Katy Scholfield, our Co-Head of Programmes, was invited to speak at a session on innovative partnerships for capacity building. We believe in providing long-term, flexible support to our partners. In many cases, this means providing support for capacity development [...]

By |2019-08-28T15:06:43+00:00August 28th, 2019|Capacity Building, Collaboration, Conservation, Funding, Partners, White-bellied Heron|Comments Off on Innovative partnerships and approaches for capacity building

Whose land is it anyway?

CFLEDD (Coalition of Women Leaders for the Environment and Sustainable Development) is a growing movement of women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) advocating for women’s land rights and sustainable development. We spoke to Néné Mainzana, the President of CFLEDD, who explained why now is a critical moment to advance land rights [...]

By |2020-04-28T08:34:59+00:00August 28th, 2019|Advocacy, Biodiversity, Collaboration, Community, Congo Basin, Forests|Comments Off on Whose land is it anyway?

Why do we need conservation optimism?

Conservation Optimism is a global community dedicated to inspiring and empowering people around the world to make a difference for nature. With the Conservation Optimism Summit around the corner, this article looks forward to the Summit, explores why we need Conservation Optimism and highlights some sources of hope and inspiration provided by our partners. [...]

By |2019-08-28T11:05:54+00:00August 28th, 2019|Collaboration, Community, Conservation, Conservation Optimism, People and Wildlife|Comments Off on Why do we need conservation optimism?

Joining forces to fund conservation where it’s most needed

Pooled funding - where several donors and foundations contribute funds to a central pot - can reduce the burden on small, local organisations who might otherwise have to use vital resources filling in multiple grant applications and writing reports for numerous different donors. In this post, Synchronicity Earth CEO Catherine Bryan explains how a [...]

By |2019-08-15T09:39:19+00:00April 24th, 2019|Biodiversity, Collaboration, Congo Basin, Funding|Comments Off on Joining forces to fund conservation where it’s most needed

Art at the zoo: working together for species on the EDGE

In July 2018, Synchronicity Earth teamed up with the ZSL EDGE of Existence team at London Zoo to bring in artist Louis Masai to paint a series of 6 giant murals. Louis brought his distinct 'patchwork' style to the project, highlighting some of the weird and wonderful species, which are Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered, [...]

By |2019-01-10T14:28:32+00:00January 10th, 2019|Art, Biodiversity, Collaboration, Conservation, Creating Awareness, Species|Comments Off on Art at the zoo: working together for species on the EDGE