Umbrella Conservation

lawrence ballYou may or may not have heard of the term ‘umbrella species’ before?

A couple of definitions include:

“A wide-ranging species whose requirements include those of many other species”

“The protection of umbrella species automatically extends protection to other species”

But you probably haven’t heard of ‘Umbrella Conservation’. 

I define it as:

“The conservation of species and their habitats which automatically extends conspicuous and superfluous benefits to every stakeholder involved” 

Say goodbye to:

Unsupportive Cultural Traditions

Conservation Refugees

Poor Local Capacity Building

Human-Wildlife Conflict

Poor Project Funding

Ineffective Institutions

Poverty

Species Extinction

Human Extinction

 

Turn the tables on the Tragedy of the Commons. How hard can it be?

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