Places for a Half-Earth Future has been created as an umbrella mechanism to recognize diverse conservation efforts and affiliate their activities as a contribution to the goal of Half-Earth. Places for a Half-Earth Future includes both areas that are being managed for conservation as well as those that are pursuing scientific activities that contribute to the conservation and creation of a Half-Earth future.
What kinds of places are Places for a Half-Earth Future?
Places for a Half-Earth Future include places on land and sea where communities are:
What does it mean to be one of the Places for a Half-Earth Future?
Places for a Half-Earth Future will be recognized for their unique and important contributions to a Half-Earth future. Their research and conservation best practices will be showcased online and at Half-Earth events. Communities working in support of Places for a Half-Earth Future will use their network and affiliations with Half-Earth to drive interest in their work as it supports this grand ambition.
The E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation and the Half-Earth Project will acknowledge and feature Places on its various communications and engagement platforms, make connections, and contribute intellectually. Places will share and communicate their findings, methods, results and good news with the Half-Earth Project and the broader conservation community, including through peer-reviewed and other publications.
How can Places for a Half-Earth Future benefit my conservation efforts?
Places for a Half-Earth Future brings diverse stakeholders together to create opportunities for interconnection, expanding habitat and migration routes and improving the health of species populations, while providing examples and inspiration for anyone interested in contributing to a Half-Earth future. In turn, Places will benefit from the findings, resources and enhanced visibility provided by the Half-Earth Project, in particular the Half-Earth Map, as well as opportunities for networking and public engagement.