Conservation agreements are helping people brace themselves against threats to their forest homes.
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.
The latest post in our “Gender + Conservation” blog series.
CI’s visual storytelling team is deep in the rainforest, documenting how conservation can improve lives in indigenous communities.
The bigger the role indigenous peoples have in global climate change negotiations, the better off we all may be.
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, first woman and the first person from a developing country to serve as the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, has big plans for the next three years to give indigenous peoples a voice.
Historically, communities have rarely benefited from the use of their natural resources by the outside world — until now.
Many human rights violations slip under the radar of major news outlets, despite their profound impact on communities (and ecosystems).
In the Rupununi region, development could destroy traditional livelihoods — or help save them.
The Mount Panié kauri is disappearing, posing a major threat to the ecosystems and culture tied to it.