Empowering People2024-02-20T21:45:41+00:00
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Freshwater

Empowering People

Supporting grassroots movements and local communities is fundamental to Synchronicity Earth’s approach. Many of the threats communities face from the transformation of the world’s freshwater ecosystems are related to those which negatively impact freshwater biodiversity.

Around the world, grassroots organisations are working to conserve wetland ecosystems and defend local communities’ rights to freshwater. But grassroots capacity for freshwater species conservation is generally low, particularly in the tropical, high biodiversity basins where this programme is focused.

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Our programme aims to empower local people as managers of freshwater ecosystems by:

Supporting communities to establish and manage freshwater conservation areas.

We are working with local organisations who are engaging communi