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Ian Redmond
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What is your name?
Ian
What is your job title?
Wildlife consultant
What organisation do you work for?
UNEP GRASP
Website
www.unep.org/grasp
What aspects of biodiversity are you most interested in?
Communicating biodiversity, Climate change, Ecosystem services, Endangered species, Forests, Protected areas, Trade and biodiversity
What languages do you speak?
English, French and Kiswahili
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Specialise in primates and elephants, with interests in behaviour, ecology, parasites, conservation, eco-tourism, role as seed-dispersal agents in maintaining the health of the forest and film-making.

Ian Redmond's Blog

Ecology for decision-makers

How can we ensure decision-makers and climate negotiators understand the ecological implications of their decisions? This was a question that arose during the lively discussion in the REDD+ Hour here at the CBD CoP10 in Nagoya today. My worry is that most negotiators and the ministers they report to (most of whom are lawyers, economists or politicians with little training in ecology) appear to regard biodiversity as an optional extra in REDD, one of the bonus benefits included in the +…

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Posted on October 23, 2010 at 7:27 — 2 Comments

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