Bay Grasses in Classes Program

2017 - 2018

BGIC is designed to restore coastal wetlands while encouraging environmental stewardship. Our region lost nearly half its wetland habitats due to the rapid development of the Tampa Bay region. These habitats are vital to preventing...

Building Production Capacities in Mayan Forest Communities

2017 - 2018

Mayan communities depend on the forest for their livelihoods. Recognizing the benefits of responsible forest management, several communities have received FSC certification, which verifies that their forest is being managed in a way that...

Find Green: Connecting Green-Minded People with Green-Practicing Businesses

2017 - 2018

Individual consumer choice is a primary driver of the current patterns of production and consumption common in North America and many other parts of the world. A growing number of people wish to purchase products and services that have a...

Lake Winnipeg Waterways, Waste to Wonder!

2017 - 2018

Lake Winnipeg was named the most threatened lake in 2013 by the Global Nature Fund out of Germany. This problem is due to excessive nutrients entering the lake from urban, agricultural and natural areas. These nutrients, and phosphorous...

Mobile Postharvest Management Unit for the Marketing of Surplus Native Maize as a Specialty Ingredient

2017 - 2018

Today, there is growing, high-value demand for native maize; however, the offer of this type of maize is limited, fragile and unstructured, as the grains are produced with low yields, high levels of postharvest loss, and in marginalized...

Partnerships in Indigenous-led Land-Use Planning for an Environmentally and Economically Sustainable Future

2017 - 2018

Both the Cree Nation Government and Government of Quebec have an interest in permanently protecting ecologically significant lands, and identifying less sensitive lands for development. Historically, decisions about land-use designations...

Preserving the Traditional Ecological Knowledge of First Foods and Medicines

2017 - 2018

This project promotes the preservation of agro-ecological patterns of production and traditional foodways, based on traditional ecological knowledge (TEK). This partnership for green growth proposes supporting the cultivation of the...

Sustainable Development in Purépecha Indigenous Communities along Lake Patzcuaro, Municipality of Patzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico

2017 - 2018

For centuries, the Purépecha indigenous communities settled at Lake Patzcuaro and its shores have depended on its waters for their collective development and well-being. However, today, pollution, the loss of endemic biological...

Workshops for community involvement in the use of Nunaliit Cybercartography Atlas Framework for applied environmental research in Mexico.

2017 - 2018

Nunaliit Cybercartography Atlas Framework (CAF): workshops and knowledge transfer for the development of an Atlas of the Yuman People. Nunaliit CAF, developed by GCRC, is the technological platform for data and information management...

“Adopt-a-Sonoran-Desert-Crop” Project: Preserving Agro-Biodiversity Through Citizen Participation

2015 - 2017

Due to Ajo’s remoteness and extreme desert growing conditions, it is crucial to grow awareness and capacity about desert-adapted crops and sustainable agriculture methods in order to improve the long-term health and sustainability of...

Citizen Science for Wildlife Protection in Gatineau Park and the National Capital Greenbelt

2015 - 2017

The Ottawa-Gatineau area is experiencing considerable population growth and this is likely to continue into the future, putting pressure on natural areas around the urban area, with the construction of new roads and the expansion of...

Collaborative Environmental Monitoring in a UNESCO Biosphere: A Pilot Project in the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region

2015 - 2017

Although many stakeholders, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies individually monitor and record environmental data in the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region (MABR—designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific...