For co-existence, (bio)diversity and justice in conservation

CONVIVA - the convivial conservation research project develops new convivial (literally: 'living with') approaches to understanding and practicing environmental conservation.

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Convivial (literally: living with) conservation aims to transform conservation towards co-existence, (bio)diversity and justice. Blogs, podcasts and other engagement materials related to the CONVIVA - convivial conservation research project can be found here.
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To develop the convivial conservation proposals, CONVIVA conducts research to establish a truly transformational approach to conservation that benefits both wildlife and humans, and that combines structural change with grassroots solutions.
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Grounded in previous research and a dedicated network of scholars and practitioners, CONVIVA’s key objective is to conceptually refine and empirically evaluate the convivial conservation proposal and pathways.
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CONVIVA is a collaboration among researchers and practitioners based in six different countries. It is headquartered in the Sociology of Development and Change (SDC) group at Wageningen University in the Netherlands and includes project teams from the Brazil, Finland, Tanzania, the United States and the United Kingdom.
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