How American Environmentalism’s Racist Roots Shaped Our Thoughts on Conservation
The United States is having a long-overdue national reckoning with racism. From criminal justice to pro sports to pop culture, Americans increasingly are recognising how racist ideas have influenced virtually every sphere of life in this country.
Sep 17, 2020
How Native American tribes are bringing back the bison from brink of extinction.
The continent’s largest land mammal plays crucial role in spiritual lives of the tribes
Dec 12, 2018
Indigenous protected areas are the next generation of conservation.
Edéhzhíe is located in the Dehcho region of the Northwest Territories. It is the first Indigenous protected area designated in Canada.
Dec 07, 2018
Inuit seek full management of Tallurutiup Imanga, Canada’s largest protected area.
'This is about communities, we want communities to grow and to thrive,” says the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, which wants to oversee the ‘ecological engine’ of the Arctic.
Dec 11, 2017
Inuit will write marine management plan for eastern end of Northwest Passage.
The Inuit of Labrador and the federal government have signed a deal that will see the Inuit use their traditional knowledge to develop a marine-management plan covering more than 380,000 square kilometres of coastal waters on the far eastern end of the Northwest Passage.
Oct 02, 2017
The shady past of Parks Canada:
Forced out, Indigenous people are forging a comeback.
Among Indigenous leaders, there is more talk of a day when their people will return to the parks — not to amuse tourists, but to live and work.
Sep 08, 2017
First Nations call for more say in park system at national conference
'Indigenous protected areas reach their full potential when there are people in them, taking care of them'
Giving Indigenous people a greater say in the operation of national parks and the creation of new protected areas is on the agenda at a major conference in Alberta this week.
First Nations leaders and officials from the federal and provincial governments will review proposals that could give more legal weight to protected areas designated by bands, said Steve Nitah, a delegate to the Canadian Parks Conference being held over four days starting Wednesday in Banff.
Mar 08, 2017
Big oil lobbyist serves on federal marine protected areas panel
Catherine Reheis-Boyd’s role as a “marine guardian” for both the state and federal governments is just one example of the many conflicts of interests that infest environmental politics in California.
Mar 22, 2014