Category Archives: Webinar

Blue solutions from and for the Mesoamerican Reef

Blue solutions from and for the Mesoamerican Reef

Written by Pia Wiesner, Blue Solutions Initiative

In a webinar on September 1, 2017 organized jointly by the Mesoamerican Reef Leadership Program and Blue Solutions, participants had the opportunity to learn about our solution-ing approach and the PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet platform.

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Webinar on the role of data in Marine Spatial Planning

Webinar on the role of data in Marine Spatial Planning

Written by Pia Wiesner, Blue Solutions Initiative

On August 22, 2017, Blue Solutions hosted the webinar “Do Data or Desires Drive Marine Spatial Planning?” as part of the PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet webinar series. We were pleased to have Tundi Agardy from Sound Seas and Forest Trends, Jon Day from James Cook University and Michelle Portman from Technion University on board as presenters for this session.

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Webinar on the Certification of Small-Scale Fisheries

Webinar on the Certification of Small-Scale Fisheries

On July 27, 2017, Blue Solutions and the GIZ sector project “Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture” hosted a webinar on the Certification of small-scale fisheries in developing countries: Opportunities and Challenges. The session is part of the PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet webinar series.

Please visit the recording.

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Webinar on scaling up community-led MPA management

Webinar on Scaling up community-led MPA management

On June 28, 2017, Blue Solutions hosted the webinar Scaling up community-led MPA management as part of the PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet webinar series. It featured great PANORAMA solutions, among them inspiring examples from Madagascar and Indonesia. Blue Ventures and Conservation International presented their case studies for scaling up community-led MPA management and identified its key success factors.

The recording of the webinar is available on our Vimeo channel.
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PANORAMA webinar: Making marine ecosystem services matter

PANORAMA webinar – Making marine ecosystem services matter

UPDATEThe recording of the webinar and all presentations can now be found on OpenChannels’ website.

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For this webinar, we will showcase how marine ecosystem service information can be used in conservation and sustainable development decision making. In adddition to a presentation from Nicola Beaumont of Plymouth Marine Laboratory, two Blue Solutions case studies will be featured: Esther Wolfs, Wolfs Comapny will share details on her solution “Nature’s contribution to the economy” from Bonaire and Samir Rosado, Belize Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute will share his experiences from Belize: “Mapping and valuing ecosystem services for integrated management”.

The webinar will last 75 minutes with extensive time for question and answer with the presenters. Continue reading

Webinar “Solution-ing Approach – Learning from Inspiring Experiences World-Wide”

Webinar “Solution-ing Approach – Learning From Inspiring Experiences World-Wide”

The Blue Solutions project and the Panorama initiative provide global platforms to assemble and promote knowledge on successful approaches, tools and processes, focusing on what works why and how. These solutions have proven their success and inspire others to replicate and adapt them.

On 3 February 2015 Blue Solutions and Panorama conducted their first webinar in cooperation with OpenChannels to explain this solutions approach and provide guidance on how to document solutions. The webinar was timed to support “solution providers” in preparation for the upcoming “Regional Forum on Solutions for Oceans, Coasts and Human Wellbeing in Latin America and the Wider Caribbean Region”, as well as in the follow-up of the IUCN World Parks Congress. Continue reading