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  • Fire management using community-based models to build environmental resilience

    Wed, May 22, 2024

    Environmental Resilience

    A learning exchange on community-based fire practices took place at the 2024 BHP Foundation Environmental Resilience partners’ workshop. Representatives from Australia and Chile shared fire management approaches in different landscapes, ranging from deserts to forests.

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  • Sierra de Tapalpa: an example of how to measure sustainability progress at the landscape level

    Thu, December 14, 2023

    Environmental Resilience

    Since 2020, Rainforest Alliance has been working alongside local stakeholders to drive improvements in sustainability, from the grassroots to the landscape level in Sierra de Tapalpa, a rich but also fragile ecosystem located in the region of Jalisco, Mexico.

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  • How can private lands contribute to the urgent need for conservation?

    Thu, October 19, 2023

    Environmental Resilience

    Tierra Austral Foundation has participated in the collaborative process to inform the “Effective Biodiversity Conservation: 30 Urgent Measures for 2030” report, that provides significant proposals to enhance public policies and protect the biodiversity of Chile.

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  • ”I've learned that I can be a leader in my community”

    Thu, August 3, 2023

    Environmental Resilience

    The Awajún School of Governance reached a major milestone, graduating its first class of 54 young students from five Indigenous communities in Alto Mayo (San Martin region), Peru. Graduates have the tools to play a more active role in the decision-making processes in their community.

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  • Ningaloo: a model for reef management with a localized action plan

    Tue, March 28, 2023

    Environmental Resilience

    The Ningaloo community has reached a pivotal point in their efforts to address the impacts of climate change on their reef. With the introduction of a comprehensive action plan under the Ningaloo Resilience Strategy, reef managers and community members are now equipped with the tools needed to build climate resilience and implement solutions at a local level.

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  • Indigenous led conservation showcased at landmark biodiversity conference

    Thu, December 15, 2022

    Environmental Resilience

    Government representatives from around the world are expected to decide a new global framework to address the world’s biodiversity crisis at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal, Canada, from 7-19 December. Partners of the BHP Foundation Environmental Resilience Program attended the landmark conference to share experiences from projects that take a community and culture first approach to conservation activities to create enduring, resilient ecosystems.

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  • Meet Peter Murray, looking after Australian desert country with remote communities in a changing climate

    Thu, November 10, 2022

    Environmental Resilience

    As part of our contribution to the deliberations at the UN Climate Change Convention discussions at COP-27 in November 2022, Ampliseed are promoting the voices of Indigenous and Traditional Leaders working at the frontlines of climate change and biodiversity conservation, helping every day to protect and restore our natural habitats in the field. The article that follows is adapted from an interview with Peter Murray, CEO of Yanunijarra Aboriginal Corporation and Chair of the 10 Deserts Project, held at the 2022 Indigenous Desert Alliance Conference in Yulara, Australia.

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  • Meet Andrea Uchel: Protecting World Heritage Coral Reefs through Supporting Sustainable Local Practices

    Tue, November 8, 2022

    Environmental Resilience

    As part of our contribution to the deliberations at the UN Climate Change Convention discussions at COP-27 in November 2022, Ampliseed are promoting the voices of Indigenous and Traditional Leaders working at the frontlines of climate change and biodiversity conservation, helping every day to protect and restore our natural habitats in the field. The article that follows is adapted from an interview with Traditional Leader Andrea Uchel, Chief Resilience Officer at Koror State Government, Palau.

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  • Meet Fabiola Edmundo: Inspiring the Protection of Forests and Awajún Women’s Rights

    Mon, November 7, 2022

    Environmental Resilience

    As part of our contribution to the deliberations at the UN Climate Change Convention discussions at COP-27 in November 2022, Ampliseed are promoting the voices of Indigenous and Traditional Leaders working at the frontlines of climate change and biodiversity conservation, helping every day to protect and restore our natural habitats in the field. The article that follows is adapted from an interview with Indigenous Awajún leader Fabiola Yuan Edmundo, vice-President of FERIAAM, Peru.

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  • Resilient Reefs addressing the effects of climate change

    Fri, October 7, 2022

    Environmental Resilience

    Climate change is today the biggest threat to coral reefs. Under a business-as-usual scenario, nearly 90 per cent of the 29 World Heritage-listed coral reefs are expected to severely bleach twice-per-decade by 2040.

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