To recognize the significant role Indigenous peoples’ play in global conservation efforts, Mongabay rounds up some of this year’s most impactful stories.
A mission to be completed by The Aspinall Foundation, an organization that's committed to returning rare and endangered animals back to their natural habitats, will return the 13 African elephants, including 3 calves, by plane to their "ancestral homelands."
Conservation efforts successfully increased the "iconic animals' population" where no they are considered "vulnerable."
Celebrating success is great, but a new study finds patterns we can learn from — including the fact that we ignore failure at our own peril.
The new bill, S.47, is viewed as "a massive win for the present and future of American conservation."
The measure is the largest public lands bill considered by Congress in a decade.
Public interest in both conservation and climate change seems to be rising, a new study has found.
Ajit Maneshwar Naik, a 57-year-old environmental activist who fought against the construction of new dams on the Kali River in the state of Karnataka in India, was killed last month.
This is now the only tribally owned land that sits directly on KXL’s U.S. route, and as such could present legal barriers to its construction.
“What these new maps show us is that understanding Indigenous perspectives and Indigenous contributions to conservation are essential when negotiating local or global conservation agreements."
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