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Getting Started

As innovative approaches to paying for environmental conservation and ecosystem services grow, adapt and multiply over time, we try to break down the big themes and terms in the field. The 101 is a quick explainer and overview of the field for someone new to conservation finance, zooming out to look at the field as a whole. Our toolkit goes in more depth about various of the most popular innovative approaches to pay to conservation. Lastly, our glossary aims to break down a lot of jargon-y terms used in both from the conservation and financial sides of the field. We hope these resources will help those new to the field navigate the new and growing world of conservation finance!