Accidents with low Incidence but Dire Consequences

Oliver Graf Biel/Bienne January 24, 2011 09:51 AM
Dear Colleagues, I'm currently working on a project trying to engage Swiss farmers in handling liquid manure more cautiously. In a target area with high conservation value a…

Social Marketing for Land Stewardship, especially w/ Teens

tiffany fourment boulder January 13, 2011 10:07 AM
Hi, I work in education and outreach for a county open space program, and I am working on my masters thesis. My main question is how to engage teens in local environmental stew…

Teaching Conservation in New Zealand

Mel Tremper rockville November 25, 2010 11:34 AM
Kiwi Conservation Club List members may wish to know about this resource. For over 20 years the Kiwi Conservation Club has been teaching New Zealand c…

Linking Social Norms to Efficient Conservation Investment in Payments for Ecosystem Services

Chen, X., Lupi, F., He, G., & Liu, J. (2009). Linking social norms to efficient conservation investment in payments for ecosystem services. PNAS Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(28), 11812-11817. doi:10.1073/pnas.0809980106.
An increasing amount of investment has been devoted to protecting and restoring ecosystem services worldwide. The efficiency of conservation investments, including payments for ec…

Behaviour Change in Agri-Conservation

Declan Heanre Davao July 05, 2010 12:05 PM
I am currently working on a small project to develop communication tools that can encourage uptake of conservation practices amongst small to medium banana growers here in the Phi…

Social Marketing & Traditional Fisheries

Brian Jones Belo-sur-Mer June 11, 2010 02:29 AM
Hello all, I work for an NGO in Southwest Madagascar where we partner with local communities to sustainably manage their traditional fishery resources. One of our goals is to …

Biological Survey - "30 Years Later Expedition"

John Barclay Oxford Mills June 09, 2010 02:54 PM
This year Biologist/Artist team Fred Schueler and Aleta Karstad (Canadian Geographic's Environmental Scientist of the Year) will revisit the landscapes they have traveled over the…

Commitment of Farmers to Environmental protection: From Social Pressure to Environmental Conscience

Michel-Guillou, E., & Moser, G. (2006). Commitment of farmers to environmental protection: From social pressure to environmental conscience. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 26(3), 227-235.
This study focuses on identifying the differences between traditional farmers (those who maintained traditional agricultural practices) and pro-environmental farmers (those who co…

Using Tailored Information and Public Commitment to Improve the Environmental Quality of Farm Lands: An Example from the Netherlands

Lokhorst, A.M., van Dijk, J., Staats, H., van Dijk, E., & de Snoo, G. (2010). Using tailored information and public commitment to improve the environmental quality of farm lands: An example from the Netherlands. Human Ecology, 38(1), 113-122.
By adopting nature conservation practices, farmers can enhance the environmental quality and biodiversity of their land. In this exploratory study, a behavioral intervention that …

Road Ecology: Signage and Effectiveness

Kate Hayes Toronto January 03, 2010 10:05 AM
Is anyone aware of a comprehensive evaluation of the effectiveness of road signage undertaken by qualified sociologists and/or psychologists? I am aware of several initiatives by…
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