Indigenous-led technology solutions can boost biodiversity and ensure human rights (commentary)

The United Nations Development Program recently carried out an assessment of claims that the human rights of Baka hunter-gatherers are being violated by conservation guards around Messok-Dja park in the Republic of Congo. But there is an alternative: to put the Baka and other Indigenous peoples and local communities at the heart of decision-making. Such […]

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Half the planet is still free from a significant human influence – and it should remain like that

About half of the Earth’s ice-free land remains free of significant influence from humans, according to a new study, which assessed the conversion of natural lands across the globe. The findings highlight the importance of protecting the world’s ecosystems from human impacts. As human populations and economies have expanded, so too has our footprint on […]

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