Environmental Resilience

Support new ways of conserving and sustainably managing large-scale, globally significant natural environments for the benefit of future generations.

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Our approach

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Taking a rights-based human centered approach to building environmental resilience

by building environmental and socio-economic resilience to the unprecedented pressure being placed on land, biodiversity and water resources; and empowering Indigenous peoples and local communities who look after and protect more than 80% of the planet’s remaining biodiversity.

Partners and projects

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10 Deserts Project, Australia

To keep Australia's outback healthy for the benefit of future generations this project is building the largest Indigenous-led connected conservation network on Earth.

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Forest conservation in Manitoba's boreal, Canada

Working with Indigenous Nations to support Indigenous-led conservation and sustainable resource management to build a resilient future for people and nature in Canada’s boreal.

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Alto Mayo Awajun Communities Landscape project, Peru

In the Alto Mayo landscape, one of Peru’s most biodiverse regions, Conservation International is working with local communities to help improve their livelihoods and deter deforestation, through the conservation of critical natural capital and the increase of environmentally sustainable and inclusive production in this globally important landscape.

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El Boldo to Cantillana Conservation Corridor, Chile

Achieving transformative conservation of Chile’s Mediterranean habitat through the Derecho Real de Conservación.

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Resilient Reefs

Enhancing the resilience of the world’s most treasured coral reef sites and the communities that depend on them to adapt to climate change and local threats.

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LandScale

A user-friendly assessment tool developed by the Rainforest Alliance, Verra and Conservation International that helps organizations to assess and credibly communicate sustainability performance at landscape scale.

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Valdivian Coastal Reserve, Chile

Managing and conserving the Reserve’s biological and cultural diversity, contributing to local and regional well-being and building a reference model for private conservation, through the conservation and restoration of native forests, environmental education, and promoting sustainable tourism led by local communities.

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Ampliseed

A global learning network connecting practitioners with a rights-based, human centered approach to building environmental resilience. Together we learn, share and amplify.

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Program updates

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

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.

21 days ago

Environmental Resilience

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

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.

23 days ago

Environmental Resilience

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

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.

24 days ago

Environmental Resilience

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Resilient Reefs addressing the effects of climate change

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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Global and national programs

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