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Salmon conservation, indigenous education, and knowledge co-production in Kamchatka

By Tatiana Degai of Council of Itelmens “Tkhsanom” Kamchatka peninsula on the North Pacific coast of Russia is home to twelve species of salmonid fish, including six species of Pacific wild salmon. It is the last region that acts as a global reserve and gene pool for salmon. Salmon form the wealth of Kamchatka and … Read more

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The Kalanguya experience of community-based monitoring and information systems in Tinoc, Ifugao, Philippines

From 2008 to 2010, ecosystems assessments were conducted in Tinoc, Ifugao, using CBD indicators on land use and land use change, land tenure, indigenous languages, traditional occupations and people’s wellbeing.

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Wapichan people’s plan to secure and care for their lands, Guyana

The Wapichan people live in the South Rupununi District of Guyana. The “Wapichan wiizi” (territory) is home to many animals, reptiles, plants, insects, birds, fishes and other water creatures, many of which are globally rare or endangered.

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Traditional knowledge and customary sustainable practices to conserve the endangered red panda in Ilam, Nepal

The indigenous peoples of Ilam, East Nepal include the Kirant (encompassing the Rai and Limbu peoples), Lepcha, Tamang, Sherpa, Sunuwar, Gurung, Magar and Thangmi.