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From Amazon rainforests to the Arctic Circle, indigenous peoples are leveraging ancestral know-how to protect habitats that have sustained them for hundreds and even thousands of years, according to a landmark UN assessment of biodiversity. Click on...
Combining traditional knowledge with modern science and technology could reduce loss of property and human life from out-of-control blazes. Each year, huge fires in Australia’s center and north devour all plant and animal life that comes...
The Indigenous Youth Storytellers Circle is a year-long project linked to Terralingua’s flagship publication, Langscape Magazine. We aim to collect and publish personal stories from people ages 18–25 who are involved with: reaffirming cultural...
In this article, I explore the knowledge and values that allowed the people of Oceania to develop sustainable use of their marine resources, followed by the demise of these systems after western colonization and the breakdown of traditional...
Today, island communities, especially those in the Pacific Ocean, are combining traditional knowledge with science to develop innovative strategies to protect the ocean while bolstering local livelihoods and maintaining age-old practices. Click on...