Open Access Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
At all levels, from national governments to individual researchers, there are obstacles faced by those trying to conserve the Earth’s biodiversity. Non-government organizations are in a relatively unique position where they have to interact with actors from all of these levels and navigate the roadblocks that come with them. Non-government organizations are in a relatively unique position where they have to interact with actors from all of these levels as well as community members to navigate the roadblocks that come with them. Because of their commitment to doing things for the right reasons, international reach, and engagement with local communities, NGOs emerge as environmental stewards, filling in gaps and doing the work that governments will not do and individuals cannot undertake on their own.
Clark, Chris, "Navigating Obstacles to Environmental Conservation: How NGOs Emerge as Effective Environmental Stewards" (2021). Pomona Senior Theses. 248.