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Supporting Community Conservation

Indigenous and community leaders demand support for their own conservation efforts and a halt to people-less conservation

5 Jul, 2018

4 July 2018, Montreal: Over one hundred Indigenous Peoples, local community representatives, and forest activists from across the world have gathered in Montreal to demand an end to top-down and people-less conservation models such as exclusionary national parks at the launch of the Fostering Community Conservation II Conference [1] today. Instead, they ask for more recognition of and support for local community conservation efforts in official conservation policy and practice. The conference is being organized by the Global Forest Coalition …

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