Tag: indigenous people

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, January 28

Written by | January 28th, 2014

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In today’s green news, a glimpse into ancient forest management and bad news for the big fish and the small fish.

  1. Warmer seas are causing species of fish to mature earlier, stunting their maximum length by up to 29% in the North Sea (The Guardian)
  2. Indigenous peoples have been carefully managed the rainforests of Asia for 11,000 years by seamlessly clearing pockets of vegetation for agriculture, new findings reveal. (Mongabay)
  3. A large shark was killed off the coast of Western Australia, the first to be connected to a new shark cull that was put into place to prevent human fatalities. (CNN)

 

 

 

Respecting Human Rights is Essential for Sustainable Conservation

Written by | October 16th, 2013

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Conservationists are in the human rights business even though many don’t think of conservation in this way. On Blog Action Day, we’re taking a closer look at the Conservancy’s human rights-based approach to conservation.

World Indigenous Day: Harnessing the Power of the Five Percent

Written by | August 8th, 2013

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World Indigenous Day is August 9 and our Global Director for Indigenous and Communal Conservation takes a closer look at how conservation can support Indigenous peoples’ rights.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Written by | April 11th, 2013

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Our CEO Mark Tercek speaks with writer and environmentalist Bill McKibben about his thoughts on the Keystone XL pipeline, how environmental organizations can get more done and what he would do if he had Mark’s job leading the Conservancy.

The Amazon: It is a Marvel to Behold

Written by | January 24th, 2013

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Our blogger follows his grandfather’s advice and travels to the Amazon. But will it be there for his grandchildren to see?

‘You Help Everybody’: In Alaska, Giving Wild Salmon Is Tradition

Written by | December 21st, 2012

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In Alaska, the holidays are not the only time of year people give back. Catching salmon – and sharing it with others – is at the center of everyday life.

Improving Forestry for Nature, People and the Climate

Written by | January 20th, 2012

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While the world debates the best ways to address climate change, Mark Tercek says that one strategy is a “no brainer.” Find out which.

Wade Davis and the Language of Conservation

Written by | October 24th, 2011

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A National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence reminds us that losses of indigenous peoples, cultures, and languages lead directly to environmental damage.

Wielding Words to Protect Australia

Written by | May 6th, 2011

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For our inaugural Nature Writing Prize in Australia, we solicited essays that celebrate both nature writing and the country’s magnificent landscapes. Meet the winner and read her essay.

In Australia, Conserving Land and Tradition

Written by | January 24th, 2011

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A new partnership promises to conserve habitat for wildlife, provide sustainable livelihoods for people and return 450,000 acres to its traditional owners.

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