segunda-feira, 2 de abril de 2012

7th World Ranger Congress, 4-9 November 2012, Tanzania

   Call for Papers – deadline extended to 30 April 2012

   Abstracts for the 7th World Ranger Congress need to be submitted before the end of April. The theme for the Congress is "HEALTHY PARKS, HUNGRY PEOPLE” - Working towards Healthy Parks, dealing with ‘Hungry’ People. In broad terms, this relates to all that we are striving for towards achieving healthy and well conserved parks, and any and all of the challenges that limit or may prevent us from achieving this goal. The word ‘Hungry’ in this context means people who threaten the integrity or existence of conservation areas because of their real needs, or in some cases greed, for land, resources, power, status or money.We invite you to submit an abstract on one or more of the following sub-themes:

1) Working towards Healthy Parks (What we are striving for as rangers)·         Capacity Building – needs & solutions
·         Marketing and Networking·         Making it Happen

 2) Dealing with Hungry People (The challenges limiting rangers from achieving Healthy Parks) ·      Challenges facing protected areas – & solutions
·         The rangers job – challenges & solutions 

Abstract submission deadline is 30 April 2012.

For more detailed information on the themes go to:

For further information on submitting your abstract, go to:

Showcase movies and other work at the congress!

Should you have anything else other than a presentation or poster you wish to contribute or showcase at the congress, be it showing a movie, giving a specialist training session, holding a workshop, launching a book, or displaying your work in a booth, please also submit your ideas in this regard to by 31 May 2012.


This is a renewed friendly reminder to register sooner rather than later, as accommodation and field trip options are filling up fast. Go to

Help us make the 7th World Ranger Congress an unforgettable success

Help us spread the news to make the 7th World Ranger Congress the unforgettable success we all want it to be, by distributing this World Ranger Congress brief to everyone who you think may be interested in attending. The YouTube clip on the Congress may also be of interest to your friends and colleagues (go to

Looking forward to seeing you in November

World Ranger Congress Event Organisers

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