The little-known country’s new reserve is part of a global order in which indigenous peoples are increasingly claiming rights to manage their traditional lands.
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Dr. Russ Mittermeier outlines three priorities for the 2014 World Parks Congress, which brings scientists, government representatives and conservationists together to discuss how best to protect the Earth’s most important lands and waters.
The event aims to raise awareness about these unique animals, which are a major economic asset for their home country.
Russ Mittermeier reflects on how
our growing collection of species data has transformed how we approach conservation.
To determine the true wealth of countries, we need to move beyond GDP.
Australia’s prime minister thinks too much of the country’s forest is “locked up” in protected areas. Here’s why he’s wrong.
The country’s new president could be a saving grace for its ailing ecosystems.
Twenty years ago this month, the conservation community and the world suffered a tragic loss.
CI President Dr. Russ Mittermeier reflects on a project four decades in the making.
At recent U.N. meetings, some of the most important conversations may have taken place outside the official negotiations.