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Our connection with the ocean

The ocean is intrinsically entwined with our experience of the world, influencing our climate, our air, our food, our energy and more. Yet for many people, particularly those who live away from the coast, what is happening underwater, beyond our shores, feels too far away to contemplate or care about. But re-establishing the vital [...]

By |2022-12-06T13:37:24+00:00December 5th, 2022|Alternative Livelihoods, Community, Fish, Fisheries, Marine, Ocean|Comments Off on Our connection with the ocean

On a learning journey to support locally-led conservation

Sophie Grange-Chamfray, Synchronicity Earth Knowledge and Learning Manager, reflects on what she has learnt through her work with locally-led conservation organisations in the Congo Basin.  At Synchronicity Earth, developing trusted and open relationships with our partners (‘grantees’) is at the core of our conservation programmes. This approach is deeply rooted [...]

By |2022-07-14T09:04:39+00:00July 14th, 2022|Approach, Capacity Building, Collaboration, Community|Comments Off on On a learning journey to support locally-led conservation

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?

Champions of the Endangered

On June 2022, Synchronicity Earth and the Ellen Fund invited friends, partners, and beyond to share stories which celebrate conservationists doing inspiring work to protect threatened species and ecosystems as part of the #ChampionsOfTheEndangered campaign. Organisations and individuals joined in from all around the world, sharing the stories of over 100 Champions of the Endangered. [...]

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,