Version 2.0 of Threats and Actions Classification Available

CMP members have officially approved an updated version of its Threats and Actions Classifications! Published in 2008 in Conservation Biology, the IUCN-CMP Threat and Action Classifications (Version 1.0) have been used to classify tens of thousands of species, projects, and…

Human Wellbeing Guidance Version 2.0 Available!

Members of CMP’s Human Wellbeing Working Group are pleased to share an update version of CMP’s human wellbeing guidance! This update is based on 3.5 years of applying the concepts from Version 1.0 across dozens of projects spanning a wide…

Mongolian translation of the Open Standards now available.

For a Protected Area training in the Open Standards held in in Mongolia in 2015, a Mongolian guidance version of the Open Standards (v2.0) was developed. This guidance has been approved by the Mongolian Department of Protected Areas Management. Over…

WildTeam’s new manual for project management

WildTeam, a not for profit with the aim of protecting the rapidly disappearing natural assets of Bangladesh, have created an OS inspired approach called Project Management for Wildlife Conservation. This includes a comprehensive, step-by-step manual for project management, plus associated…

Conservation by Design 2.0

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has released a set of three documents detailing their latest version of the Open Standards: Conservation by Design 2.0. It comprises the core document Conservation by Design 20th Anniversary Edition, with the CbD 2.0 Guidance Document…