Story | 23 Jun, 2022
CEESP News: Elise Huffera
Culture is a fundamental feature of oceanic living in the Pacific Islands. This is repeated in official documents and speeches and is understood intrinsically by communities across the vast liquid continent. When it comes to policy though, the deep connections…
Story | 23 Jun, 2022
CEESP News: Nathan Bennett, Freelance Consultant, Small Ocean Solutions, Founder and Lead, The Peopled Seas Initiative, Chair, IUCN CEESP People and the Ocean Specialist Group
Grey literature | 2018
This report presents the growing body of evidence that people’s relationship with nature profoundly influences their behaviours toward the Earth. At a time when the world is confronted with growing environmental threats, better understanding the critical connection between people and nature is…
IUCN Statement | 19 Jun, 2022
IUCN is deeply concerned by reports of violence by security forces against the Maasai Indigenous Peoples in the Loliondo Division of Ngorongoro District, in northern Tanzania. Reports of at least one death and a number of people sustaining injuries are particularly alarming.
Grey literature | 2021
A 2021 study led by members of CEESP's Theme on Human Wellbeing and Sustainable Livelihoods provides yet more evidence that conservation led by Indigenous Peoples and local communities, based around their own knowledge systems and…
Story | 07 Jun, 2022
Addressing gender-based violence and environment linkages to deliver improved rights-based, gender-responsive conservation, climate action and sustainable development for all.
Page | 17 May, 2022
Although restored or even degraded forests can offer some degree of environmental and ecological functionality, they fall short of delivering the full and robust suite of benefits provided by primary forests including intact forest landscapes – forests free of significant human degradation.…
Infographic | 2022
Primary forests including intact forest landscapes (PF-IFL) are more important for us to preserve than other forests. Let that sink in. See this story map to explore the issues around PF-IFL, learn through case studies from forests across the world, and understand what you can do to help.…
Video | 2021
Primary and intact forests are more valuable to people and to biodiversity than secondary or planted forests. Talk to your community, your NGO or your government about elevating the importance of primary forests into planning and policy.…
Story | 05 May, 2022
CEESP News: Patricia Dunne, CEESP member and Director of Applied Social Science at Conservation International (CI) and Alli Cruz, Senior Manager, Indigenous & Traditional Peoples Program at CI.