Collaboration

On a learning journey to support locally-led conservation

Sophie Grange-Chamfray, Synchronicity Earth Knowledge and Learning Manager, reflects on what she has learnt through her work with locally-led conservation organisations in the Congo Basin.  At Synchronicity Earth, developing trusted and open relationships with our partners (‘grantees’) is at the core of our conservation programmes. This approach is deeply rooted [...]

By |2022-07-14T09:04:39+00:00July 14th, 2022|Approach, Capacity Building, Collaboration, Community|Comments Off on On a learning journey to support locally-led conservation

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?