|This is a
space for members to post any work that is 'in
progress'. This includes ideas, draft reports or papers,
proposals .. whatever you like! The idea is to bounce
ideas off of other members and get feedback.
with the file that is to be uploaded. We will send out
an announcement to CBRN that it is up on the site.
Jim Birtch (Canadian Biosphere Reserves Association, Parks Canada) has developed a proposal
for UNESCO ‘Eco-Cities’ (MS WORD DOC) to
compliment but not replace the biosphere reserve program, and to encourage the MAB programme to reincorporate an urban component.
This proposal was presented in Madrid in February 2008 and Ottawa has agreed to be a pilot city for this project as part of their ‘Choosing
Our Future’ planning initiative. See attached documents for review. Jim welcomes comments and suggestions – please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org with
How can biosphere reserves help rural communities
adapt to change? Research factsheet.
Clayoquot Biosphere Region Indicator Monitoring
Initiative. Description of a proposed
comprehensive monitoring initiative in the Clayoquot
Sound Biosphere Reserve.
Dr. Maureen Reed at the University of
Saskatchewan is embarking on a SSHRC funded research
project entitled "Terms of Endearment: The place of
Canadian biosphere reserves in community-based
Here is a one page summary of the project.