Strengthening Protected Areas in Magallanes, Chile

Story from Irina Montenegro, WWF Chile/CCNet Latin America Franchise   CONAF, the National Forest Corporation in Chile, is responsible for the administration of the Wildlife Protected Areas. In 2016, CONAF adopted the Open Standards as the main methodological framework for their management plans. This past June, the CONAF regional office based in Magallanes (the largest and…

Open Standards Supporting Monitoring of Key Mammals in the Atlantic Forest in Brazil

Story shared by Gustavo Gatti, Conserve Brasil and Anita Diederichsen, WWF-Brasil.   The scarcity of fauna in Brazil is often related to direct and indirect human pressure, such as forests conversion, poaching, or impacts from infrastructure, for example. A huge challenge protected areas managers face is the lack of updated information on whether or not those areas are being…

Conservation Planning at Multiple Scales in Chile

Story from Irina Montenegro, Strategy and Science Director at WWF Chile and CCNet South America Franchise Leader World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and Wildlife Conservation Society joined forces to organize an Open Standards workshop for 23 participants from government…