Too often, protected areas seem to pit conservation goals against the needs of local people, leading inevitably to conflict.
A CI Indonesia staffer gains insight into community-based conservation on her first trip to China.
My country can be a powerful model for countries that still aren’t listening to what their rainforests have to say.
The price may sound impossibly high, but it’s absolutely doable — and necessary. Here’s why.
On a recent visit to eastern Colombia, I was glad to see that conservation agreements are having an impact.
In a few short months, Sophy has gone from borrowing money to loaning it.
This is a critical time for the future of our forests — and the people who call them home.
Conservation agreements motivate people to protect local ecosystems in exchange for community-determined benefits.
This exciting project will help us better understand how ecosystems support healthy economies.
In recent decades, indigenous peoples have made significant progress in ensuring that their rights are recognized and respected.