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1 March 2022

Nature Based Solutions to achieve Human-Wildlife Coexistence

This webinar with speaker Ignas Heitkönig from Wageningen University & Research (WUR) will provide examples of how nature-based solutions can reduce conflict and promote co-existence of humans and animals. Furthermore the possibilities to join the Nature Based Solutions Challenge 2022 by WUR and partners will be explained.

A bird's eye view of the stark contrast between the forest and agricultural landscapes near Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil. Photo by Kate Evans (CIFOR) / Flickr.


Humans and wildlife are often at odds, leading to conflicts with dire consequences. Yet, initiatives from around the world show that nature itself may provide options to reduce conflict and promote coexistence. This webinar provides examples, serving as a source of inspiration for the design of nature-based solutions.


Ignas Heitkönig is assistant professor at Wageningen University. He has a passion to make young people enthusiastic about nature conservation, via research, teaching, and events via the Future For Nature Academy, which he founded.

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From 1 March 2022 at 17:30 to 1 March 2022 at 18:15