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Meet the Indigenous rangers teaching scientists a thing or two in central WA...The Birriliburu rangers have been managing the area since 2013, continuing a tradition that stretches back 25,000 years. Click on the link below to read the full article...
This timely project will bring together perceptions from Experts in the field involved in conservation in protected and conserved areas...This project seeks to contribute to discussions towards transformative change in spatial conservation and is...
Tetepare Island is a rugged place in the western Solomon Islands that’s cloaked in rainforest and fringed with biodiverse reefs. It’s home to turtles, crocodiles and many endangered species. It’s also one of the last remaining nesting grounds for...
Much of Papua New Guinea remains inaccessible by road and the existing roads are often in poor condition.While lack of road access has historically helped to keep ecosystems intact, it comes with both social and environmental downsides. Click on the...
A large international team of researchers reports that the amount of land designated as protected around the globe is shrinking. In their paper published in the journal Science, the researchers describe their study of protected lands over the...
Lands under secure indigenous tenure often have better conservation outcomes—can stronger protections around indigenous rights also protect the environment? Click on the link belowe to read the full article.
One hundred canoes by Christmas...That's the aim of one of the Pacific's most ambitious traditional boat building projects. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Our global analysis of nearly 1,800 tropical reefs reveals how the intensity of human impacts in the surrounding seascape, measured as a function of human population size and accessibility to reefs (“gravity”), diminishes the effectiveness of marine...
 Here we undertake a cost-effective approach to protected area planning in Guyana that accounts for in-country conditions. To do this we conducted a stakeholder-led spatial conservation prioritisation based on meeting targets for 17 vegetation...
We argue that OECMs are essential to the achievement of big and bold conservation targets such as Half-Earth. But integration of OECMs into the conservation estate requires fundamental changes in protected area planning and how the conservation...