Lessons in Conservation

Lessons in Conservation is the official journal of the Network of Conservation Educators and Practitioners (NCEP). Published electronically as issues become available, Lessons in Conservation is designed to introduce NCEP teaching and learning resources (or "modules") to a broad audience, covering a variety of conservation topics which target undergraduate and professional level education.

All of NCEP's teaching and learning modules, including those presented here in Lessons in Conservation, are peer-reviewed and are available in modifiable form for teachers through NCEP's module database.

Lessons in Conservation: Issue VI

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Lessons in Conservation: Issue VI

Our current issue showcases conservation challenges and solutions in Madagascar, and includes materials in French developed with our partners, the Réseau des Educateurs et Professionnels de la Conservation à Madagascar (REPC-MD).

Lessons in Conservation: Issue V

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Lessons in Conservation: Issue V

Issue V of Lessons in Conservation explores one of the most fundamental topics in conservation and human well-being: water.

Lessons in Conservation: Issue IV

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Lessons in Conservation: Issue IV

This fourth issue of Lessons in Conservation features five case studies (four in Spanish) on conservation challenges and solutions in the Southern Tropical Andes. 

Lessons in Conservation: Issue III

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Lessons in Conservation: Issue III

This issue of Lessons in Conservation presents a selection of more advanced topics in biodiversity conservation, including ecological consequences of extinction, species distribution modeling, and biodiversity conservation and human health. 

Lessons in Conservation: Issue II

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Lessons in Conservation: Issue II

Topics in this second issue of Lessons in Conservation center around adaptive management, protected areas, and reserve design, with exercises and case studies on marine reserve planning and design. 

Lessons in Conservation: Issue I

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Lessons in Conservation: Issue I

Topics in this first issue of Lessons in Conservation range from marine conservation biology to ecosystem loss and fragmentation to assessing threats, and include both syntheses and exercises for classroom or field use.