Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation [to 12 November 2016]

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation [to 12 November 2016]

November 11, 2016
New global investor collaboration aims to tackle tropical deforestation
Today, Ceres and the PRI announced a new partnership to tackle the widespread issue of deforestation driven by escalating production of beef, soy and timber. The new partnership will initially focus on South America.

Through its Conservation and Financial Markets Initiative, the foundation is working iwth Ceres and other organizations to use the power of mainstream financial markets to help drive the food sector away from production practices that degrade natural ecosystems…


November 7, 2016
New report on best practices in protected areas management
To help improve the conservation effectiveness of Brazil’s protected areas, the Moore Foundation’s Andes-Amazon Initiative has supported Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (IPÊ) in their work to consolidate and scale the Brazilian National Program for Biodiversity Monitoring in Protected Areas.

This funding helped IPÊ and ICMBio research best practices in protected areas management and publish a report that offers case examples of solutions that improve outcomes in conservation units. Brazil’s Ministry of the Environment will be sharing this report at the thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 13) in Mexico next month…