Mangroves do more than protect coasts — they’re also lifelines for nearby communities.
More women than ever are growing the world’s food — yet men continue to make most land-use decisions.
Indigenous woman and “climate warrior” Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim has brought the struggles of her community onto the global stage.
Palawan communities are linked to the land by tradition, spirituality and survival — and women like Nolsita Siyang are rising up to defend it.
Business training is helping the women of Tonle Sap Lake become confident entrepreneurs — and reduce their dependence on a stressed fishery.
At an age when many people are slowing down, Gertruida Cloete continues to face daily hardships while protecting her fragile, wild home.
In rural communities around the world, women experience and respond to climate change in different ways than men — a fact often overlooked in climate policy.
By targeting men, sustainability projects ignore women’s frequent interaction with nature — and their potential role as advocates for its protection.
Why is it important to think about gender when doing conservation work? In Peru, it means women can grow their knowledge of traditional plants and recover almost-lost ancestral traditions.
The latest post in our “Gender + Conservation” blog series.