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CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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Experts: To achieve global conservation goals, secure Indigenous rights

By Kiley Price

August 9, 2021
The global goal to protect nearly a third of Earth’s land and sea could help or hurt Indigenous peoples depending on how it is achieved.
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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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