Despite their reverence for nature, local communities were unaware of how certain actions could damage ecosystems.
A CI intern overcomes her frustration at the slow pace of life in this French territory in the Pacific Ocean.
Both largely forested, Guyana and Liberia are aiming to develop their economies while keeping trees standing.
A summer intern shares his experience with CI.
Conservation agreements motivate people to protect local ecosystems in exchange for community-determined benefits.
To protect our ocean, we need to be innovative yet remain rooted in our culture and beliefs.
In recent decades, indigenous peoples have made significant progress in ensuring that their rights are recognized and respected.
I was struck by how much had changed in the Alto Mayo region since my last visit.
How do you encourage people to stop eating endangered species? Give them something they want more.
By mapping their surrounding natural wealth, indigenous communities can make the case for a larger role in its management.