SNAPP: Because Everyone’s Prosperity Relies on Nature
How can protecting nature help secure food, energy and water — and enhance the quality of life — for 10 billion people? Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) — a new scientific collaboration among The Nature Conservancy, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis — is taking on this key question for the planet.
- Valuing Natural Defenses from Coral Reefs and Mangroves
- The Path to Sustainable Fisheries is Paved with Data
- SNAPP Convenes World’s Biggest Study of China’s Illegal Trade in Ivory, in Support of Government Ban
The Working Groups
At the heart of SNAPP are Working Groups — teams of scientists, practitioners and stakeholders that answer specific critical questions at the conservation/human well-being nexus. Learn more about SNAPP’s Working Group Request for Proposals and the current Working Groups.
How can we protect fragile ocean ecosystems while also preserving the cultural and economic lifeways of the people who depend on them?
A new toolkit helps natural resource managers adapt fisheries management in an uncertain future.
Conservation aquaculture offers hope for oyster populations.
A new policy tool can help ensure coral reef conservation better meets local people’s needs and preferences.
A new paper argues forest health and human health should not be viewed as separate concerns when it comes to wildfires.