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Amplifying Indigenous voices, seafood solutions, mammal migrations: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

March 1, 2021
In case you missed it: A conservationist talks about an organization that puts Indigenous peoples at the core of its conservation strategies, new tools are helping combat human rights abuses in the seafood industry and a new study found that dozens of species are migrating up the slopes of...
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Indigenous leaders: To tackle climate change, ‘we must first address racial inequality’

By Kiley Price

August 6, 2020
For insight into how Indigenous peoples are fighting for their lands during lockdown — while simultaneously addressing deep-rooted racial inequality — Conservation News tapped two Indigenous leaders at Conservation International.
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For Indigenous peoples, pandemic poses unique risks

By Kiley Price

April 14, 2020
In a recent article, the director of Conservation International's Indigenous and Traditional Peoples Program explained why the COVID-19 pandemic affirms the need to respect the rights of Indigenous peoples.
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Meet 3 Indigenous women fighting to save the planet

By Kiley Price

August 9, 2019
On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, we share the stories of three indigenous women fighting to protect the environment.
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Expert: Conservation, indigenous rights at a crossroads

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 8, 2018
A recently published paper has added to a body of evidence showing that indigenous peoples can be powerful allies for protecting nature.
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