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Global Databases to Support ICCAs: a Manual for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities The first ICCA Data Manual 1.0, which is a guide to those  providing data to the WDPA and ICCA Registry, aimed at local communities, Indigenous Peoples...
Traditional Knowledge for Adapting to Climate Change: Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage Pacific islanders have been dealing with a changing environment for centuries. Adaptation to change is part of the lifestyles of the Pacific community...
From livelihoods to equity for better protected area conservation Meeting social goals is widely considered essential for effective biodiversity conservation. The dominant approach to meeting social goals has focused mainly on support for local...
Socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) in Africa The Satoyama Initiative is a global effort, first proposed jointly by the United Nations University and the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ), to realize “societies...
Mapping Traditional Knowledge Related to the Identification of Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas in the Beaufort Sea  Traditional Knowledge (TK) was collected during the process of identifying Ecologically and Biologically...
Pacific Islands Forum Countries Traditional Knowledge Implementation Action Plan The mandate of the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat (PIFS) to develop frameworks for Traditional Knowledge (TK) protection arose at the Forum Trade Ministers Meeting...
ICCA “ICCAs" are indigenous peoples' and community conserved territories and areas. They achieve conservation of species and the natural environment, together with other social and cultural objectives. ICCAs share the following three...
A Guidance Document for Characterizing Tribal Cultural Landscapes The following Guidance Document (Guide) presents a method for agencies to consult with tribes more effectively and appropriately in advance of any proposed undertakings. It also...
Daniel Brockington, David Wilkie. Protected areas and poverty.Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 2015; 370 (1681): 20140271 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0271 Emily Woodhouse, Katherine M. Homewood, Emilie...
Infield, M., Morse-Jones, S., and Anthem, H. (2015). Guidelines for the Rapid Assessment of Cultural Ecosystem Services (GRACE): Version 1. A report by Fauna & Flora International. Cultural ecosystem services (CES) and the benefits they...