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One last chance: tapping indigenous knowledge to produce sustainable conservation policies / W.H. Thomas

Sustainable development projects that were supposed to insure the future of the earth's biological inheritance are currently being criticized for compromising biodiversity. Drawing on sixteen months of fieldwork with one of Papua New Guinea's most remote societies, this paper argues that more productive conservation policies will emerge when indigenous activities
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Physical Description: 10 Pages

Future Pacific Ocean managers: Scoping skills and knowledge needs

Formal education at the regional University of the South Pacific (USP) needs to continue to evolve in order to prepare students from Pacific Island countries (PICs) to meet future challenges as ocean managers. In this article we report on the findings of a scoping survey done with 30 USP students. The survey found high levels of satisfaction among undergraduates admitted directly from high school, but among students who had prior work experience there was less satisfaction.

August 9, 2019

Indigenous Pacific knowledge should inform the science to save the world's oceans.That was the consensus among Pacific ocean scientists and other regional stakeholders who gathered in New Caledonia recently for the first global workshop aimed at arresting the decline of the world's oceans.

July 19, 2019

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.