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Of human-wildlife interactions.

Human-wildlife conflict management still remains a grey area for conservation practitioners.

More… Jul 07, 2017

Biodiversity protection versus Indigenous Peoples’ rights to food access in La Amistad Biosphere Reserve, Costa Rica

How do protected areas affect indigenous peoples’ rights to access traditional food?

More… Oct 27, 2016

Kenya's Ogiek people forced from homes amid 'colonial approach to conservation'

Indigenous hunter-gatherers are being violently evicted from what they claim are their ancestral lands as unrest takes hold over land rights in Kenya’s forests

More… Aug 18, 2016

Endangered: A Bird and a Tribe

The fate of a mysterious hummingbird — and that of the indigenous population that shares its territory — hangs by a thread.

"I would not find easy answers, but rather lessons both unexpected and essential in the complex ethics of conservation."

More… Jul 21, 2016

The Alarming Truth Behind Deforestation

Shining the light on the rainforest floor to reveal the growing problem of deforestation.

It’s no secret that the total global rainforest area is decreasing drastically, particularly in Central America and there are multiple factors contributing to this changing landscape including large and small scale architecture, logging and cattle ranching.

More… May 11, 2016

Indigenous communities enhance biodiversity

Research findings that traditional methods of farm cultivation of indigenous communities support biodiversity are fuelling calls from conservationists not to relocate them outside Malaysia’s thinning patches of rainforests.

More… Feb 14, 2016

Island in a Storm

A conflict between the government and indigenous people threatens one of Brazil’s most unique national parks.

Every year, the forest becomes a veritable inferno as it is set ablaze to facilitate dragging nets along lake bottoms and to make room for illegal cattle pastures. Over the last 10 years, satellites have recorded 3,611 fires inside the park, according to the National Institute for Space Research.

More… Jun 08, 2015

Legally Protected, Proliferating and Losing Habitat, Elephants Step Up Deadly Struggle With Sri Lankan Villagers

Global Press Institute by Chathuri Dissanayake Monday 27th April, 2015. MORAGODA, SRI LANKA

On the morning of Jan. 22, 2015, Shalika Karunaratne watched helplessly as an enraged elephant chased her father, picked him up and dashed him to the ground like a toy.

More… Apr 28, 2015