Biocultural Diversity

Indigenous youth at COP27: From the village to the world

Clique aqui para ler este artigo no original em português. Most of the media coverage of COP27, held in November 2022 in Egypt, concentrated on speeches by world leaders, and disappointingly familiar pledges to recommit to the 2015 Paris Agreement. However, there is a strong sense now that the youth movement has an ever-louder [...]

By , |2023-01-19T14:07:48+00:00January 18th, 2023|Biocultural Diversity, Climate, Indigenous Peoples, Latin America, Youth|Comments Off on Indigenous youth at COP27: From the village to the world

Five success stories from 2022

With the UN  Convention on Biological Diversity’s new agreement dominating conservation headlines, it can be easy to lose sight of the people working every day to protect our planet’s biodiversity on the ground. However, throughout 2022, our partners restored ecosystems, protected endangered species, and collaborated with Indigenous Peoples and local communities to build a [...]

By |2023-01-10T14:58:01+00:00December 21st, 2022|Ailan Awareness, and Inclusion, Biocultural Diversity, Congo Basin, Conservation Optimism, CORAP, Hydropower, Instituto Biotrópicos, MUPAN, Rivers|Comments Off on Five success stories from 2022

What is agroforestry?

The agroecological systems of farmers, growers, and Indigenous Peoples everywhere have shaped and cared for landscapes for millennia. Ecosystems that we may perceive as pristine wildernesses are in fact culturally rich, productive, and carefully managed landscapes which have supported both people and wildlife since time immemorial thanks to the stewardship of those living there. [...]

By |2022-07-12T15:36:23+00:00July 11th, 2022|Biocultural Diversity, Biodiversity, Community, Indigenous Peoples, Interviews|Comments Off on What is agroforestry?

An interview with Nemonte Nenquimo

Nemonte Nenquimo is an Indigenous leader of the Waorani people in the Ecuadorean Amazon province of Pastaza, one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth. Nemonte gained global attention when she led a successful court action to block a proposal for oil exploration and drilling on 500,000 acres of Waorani land. Her tireless and courageous [...]

By , |2022-10-31T14:14:09+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Biocultural Diversity, Biodiversity, Community, Flourishing Diversity, Indigenous Peoples, Interviews|Comments Off on An interview with Nemonte Nenquimo

Four conservation stories from 2021 to make you smile

2021 has presented many challenges for conservation, with COVID-19 continuing to prevent safe engagement with communities, causing delays or cancellations to in-person events, and affecting marginalised communities the hardest. However, our team at Synchronicity Earth continue to be inspired by the resilience and resourcefulness of our partners, who continue to do extraordinary work to [...]

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