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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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‘Murder hornets,’ extreme heat, indigenous expertise: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 11, 2020
In case you missed it: "Murder hornets" could decimate bee populations in North America, a new study projects that billions of people could live in areas with "unsuitably hot" conditions by 2070 and the former president of Colombia urges humanity to listen to indigenous peoples for effective...
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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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Amazon synod, clam gardens, Indonesia fires: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

October 15, 2019
In case you missed it: Pope Francis urges members of the Catholic Church to protect the Amazon and indigenous peoples, a tribe in the Pacific Northwest maintains clam populations using traditional practices and Indonesia faces one of its worst fire seasons on record.
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Disney’s 'Moana' resonates with message of conservation

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 8, 2017
Traveling aboard Samoa’s traditional double-hulled voyaging canoe, CI connects with communities through the film’s central themes of ocean conservation and Polynesia culture.
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