6e.1. CMP Direct Threats Classification 2.0

This spreadsheet contains the latest version of the Conservation Measures Partnership’s (CMP) Conservation Direct Threats Classification, updated in 2016. This classification is designed to provide a simple, hiearchical, comprehensive, consistent, expandable, exclusive and scalable classification of all direct threats to…

Guidance on Applying the Conservation Standards to Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Story from Marcia Brown (FOS/CCNet Global), John Morrison (WWF/CCNet Global), Tobias Garstecki (Independent Consultant), Adrienne Marvin (FOS), Nicolas Boenisch (FOS Europe/CCNet Europe)  A Conservation Measures Partnership working group, which includes representatives from Foundations of Success and World Wildlife Fund, recently had the opportunity to work with colleagues at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH in Central…

Guideline of the Protected Area Management Plan in Mongolian

This guideline of the protected area management plan in Mongolian follows the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation. It was published by the Ministry of Green Development and Tourism of Mongolia and we expect it will help improve effectiveness of…

Healthy Country Planning

Healthy Country Planning (HCP) is an adaptation of the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation, which draws on the collective experience of adaptive managers and robust strategic planning approaches from various industries. HCP builds on this base, ensuring that…

Healthy Country Planning – tools to support the process

These tools to support a Healthy Country Planning process were updated in September 2020 by Frank Weisenberger. A special thanks to Nathalie Holland, Stuart Cowell, Andre Grant, Luke Preece and David Hinchley for providing input and feedback. Changes include: New tool:…

Healthy Country Planning Brochure – March 2019

This is a two-page summary on Healthy Country Planning. Healthy Country Planning (HCP) is an adaptation of the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation, which draws on the collective experience of adaptive managers and robust strategic planning approaches from…

Healthy Country Planning Resources

Healthy Country Planning (HCP) is an adaptation of the Conservation Standards developed for use in participative and cross-cultural situations – typically with Indigenous communities. To better enable this, the language of the CS has been translated into simpler terms, a colour…

Healthy Country Planning: Self-Assessment Tool

This is a tool for the use of teams to check their progress in the development and implementation of their conservation or Healthy Country Plans. The tool is based on the CAP Self-Assessment Tool and adaptations made by CCNet coaches, but was…

Incorporating Social Aspects and Human Wellbeing in Biodiversity Conservation Projects – v. 2.0 (July 2016)

Members of the Conservation Measures Partnership’s Human Wellbeing Working Group are pleased to share an update version of CMP’s human wellbeing guidance! This update is based on 3.5 years of applying the concepts from Version 1.0,  and draws on feedback…

Open Standards V3.0 now available in Portuguese!

With help from the Conservation Measures Partnership, CCNet coach Gustavo Gatti has translated the Open Standards (v3.0, 2103) into Portuguese. This has been an arduous labor of love, but the result is a fabulous translation into the third language (English…

Protected area management planning in Latin America: A handbook based on the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation

This handbook (in Spanish) can be consulted here online and can also be downloaded onto a computer. It offers a series of practical tools and seeks to empower those who manage protected areas so they can develop their own management plans.…

Thinking and Working Politically When Practicing the Conservation Standards at USAID

Story from Kelsey Schueler (Environmental Incentives), Heidi Schuttenberg (USAID) and Jeff Stark.    USAID has developed a new resource with practical advice for thinking and working politically when practicing the Conservation Standards in USAID work. Given strong evidence that political factors overwhelmingly drive the loss of biodiversity, this guide is based…