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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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Del turismo y otros demonios…

2 Mar, 2017

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish. Por Isis Alvarez* El pasado diciembre se llevó a cabo en la ciudad mexicana de Cancún, la 13era Conferencia de las…

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National CCRI workshops held in Africa

22 Feb, 2017

By Kureeba David* The Global Forest Coalition, in partnership with host Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) institutions in selected countries, organised three national workshops on CCRI in Africa at the…

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GFC Magazine: Forest Cover No. 49

4 Mar, 2016

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Welcome to the forty-nineth edition of Forest Cover, the newsletter of the Global Forest Coalition (GFC) In this edition we look at meat as a driver of deforestation, including the way…

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