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Meet the seed keepers reviving ancient, resilient crops

In north-western New Mexico, traditional Indigenous farming methods are being passed down to protect against the effects of climate…

Via The Guardian

Traditional knowledge guides protection of planetary health in Finland

Indigenous peoples in the Arctic are joining with scientists to rewild degraded peatlands

Via Mongabay

Protect Indigenous people’s rights or Paris climate goals will fail, says report

Rainforests looked after by communities absorb twice as much carbon as other lands, analysis shows

Via The Guardian

Help protect and preserve ancestral grave

We recently witnessed the desecration of a Shinnecock Indian ancestor’s grave, when a skull, bones, and 18th Century glass…

Via Go Fund Me

The Amazon used to be a hedge against climate change. Those days may be over.

The world’s greatest forest used to absorb greenhouse gases. Now, it may be emitting them. Carbon dioxide coming…

Via PRI

Easter Island people want British Museum to return Moai statue

Easter Island’s indigenous people have asked Chile’s government to help them recover a unique Moai statue removed 150 years…

Via The Guardian

Indigenous peoples recognised by the world’s biggest climate fund

A “GCF Indigenous Peoples Policy” has been adopted for inclusion in the Green Climate Fund, that every year allocates…

Via IWGIA

A short interview with Odilser Alexander Perez Yac

Onaway has been supporting the Chico Mendes Reforestation Project in Guatemala. Odilsar is paid 75 Q (USD 10) per…