CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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5 ways indigenous knowledge can solve global problems

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 9, 2016
The traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples could help address environmental problems that plague the entire planet.
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Halt in construction of Brazilian dam sign of progress on indigenous rights

By Molly Bergen

April 28, 2016
This news could signal a shift for historically marginalized communities.
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As a vital lake vanishes, a woman fights for the people it leaves behind

By Molly Bergen

April 5, 2016
Indigenous woman and “climate warrior” Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim has brought the struggles of her community onto the global stage.
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Murders of environmental activists reflect chronic clashes over resource use

By Carlos Manuel Rodriguez

March 31, 2016
The tragic loss of Berta Cáceres and other activists is a frightening omen for the future of the land they fought to protect.
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On remote Philippine island, female forest rangers are a force to be reckoned with

By Molly Bergen

March 8, 2016
Palawan communities are linked to the land by tradition, spirituality and survival — and women like Nolsita Siyang are rising up to defend it.
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