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Where Camels & Kangaroos Roam: A Dispatch from Australia’s Martu Country

The country belonging to the Martu people of Western Australia is one of the most intact aridlands on earth. But water is at a premium, and feral camels are drinking that water. Yes, camels.

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Grizzly Bear Research & Cultural Identity in the Great Bear Rainforest

The Heiltsuk First Nation, located in the heart of British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest, has a long history in which the lives of people are inextricably entwined with the lives of grizzly bears. A new paper in Ecology and Society links an exciting research and monitoring program with 10,000 years of place-based cultural identity.

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Can Forest Carbon Markets Provide for a 40,000-Year-Old Culture?

That’s a key question being answered by the Conservancy and partners as they work to protect the land of the Hadza, who have hunted and lived in this region for at least 40,000 years.

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