CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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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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To save Hawaiian fisheries, scientists look to locals for answers

By Sophie Bertazzo

February 22, 2017
Two new studies reveal that when it comes to managing fish populations, traditional knowledge can be as important as science.
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The hidden star of ‘Moana’: the Pacific voyaging canoe

By Jamey Anderson

December 15, 2016
For centuries, these boats have connected Pacific Islanders with the sea they depend on.
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Why Indigenous rights matter

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 6, 2016
Indigenous peoples’ interest in conservation is profound — but often overlooked.
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