Talks

Testimony, seminars, and other talks from CCI

Talks

Testimony, seminars, and other talks from CCI

The Center for Conservation Innovation participates in Talks outside of Defenders of Wildlife, including conferences, university lectures, and Congressional testimonies. Take a look at some of our talks here.

Key strategies for successful coexistence from 30+ years of defending

This organized session will feature talks by six of Defenders' staff working at the frontlines of human-wildlife coexistence. Defenders of Wildlife, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of native animals and plants in North America, …

Upgrading Conservation with Google Earth Engine

Satellite data has never been more numerous and accessible. High resolution images of the Earth are being collected daily, and conservationists are exploring ways to use these big datasets to save species and protect natural habitats. We have been …

Tracking demographic and threats status of ESA-listed species

**Background/Question/Methods:** The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is considered one of the strongest acts in the world for protecting wildlife, but that strength depends on proper implementation. Despite the importance of ensuring the Act is …

Fulfilling the need for greater Equity, Inclusion and Diversity within Society for Conservation Biology sections

Within sections and at the International Congresses for Conservation Biology (ICCB), the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) has sought to address issues of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity. This ongoing process has resulted in the creation of the …

Scientist consensus broadens discussions on the US-Mexico border wall and its threats to biodiversity

Fences and walls erected along international boundaries in the name of national security have unintended but significant consequences for biodiversity. In North America, along the 3,200-km US-Mexico border, barrier construction in the past and recent …

Refining species range maps for improved implementation of the ESA

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is often considered the strongest law in the world for protecting imperiled species. However, there are inefficiencies that limit its effectiveness, including limitations in the resolution and accuracy of spatial …

The Endangered Species Act: Successes, Shortcomings, and the Future

The ESA is the strongest law in the world for protecting imperiled species. So why do some species recover under its protection while others continue to struggle? What is the ESA doing well, and where might we allocate resources to make it even …

EPA Draft Revised Method for National-level Endangered Species Risk Assessments

In May 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published its proposal to update the protocol for conducting national-level risk assessments for endangered species for the pesticides it registers under FIFRA. We identified several pages of …

Testimony to House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, 22 May 2019

In May 2019, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released its of the forthcoming Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service. Over 450 expert authors and contributors …

Women in the Outdoors Panel

Wild Wilderness Women, Endangered Species Protection Network, and Mappy Hour are excited to join forces to bring to you a 'Women in the Outdoors Panel.' Come join us at Arc'teryx to hear from three amazing women who are contributing in …