Posts tagged Indigenous Guardians
Indigenous Conservation Offers Model for International Leadership

At the Nature Champions Summit, Canada can demonstrate its support of Indigenous stewardship and showcase the leadership of Indigenous Peoples in conserving globally significant places like the boreal—the largest intact forest left in the world. By working together, Canada and Indigenous Nations can offer a model for the world of conservation rooted in respect, responsibility and reconciliation.

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National Guardians Gathering Celebrates Indigenous-led Conservation

Indigenous Guardians are caring for the land across the country. They are restoring animals and plants and managing protected areas. They are combining traditional knowledge and science and bringing youth and elders together. They serve as the “moccasins and mukluks” on the ground for communities, and their work helps conserve clean water and healthy land for all Canadians.

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Hill Times: Investing in Indigenous conservation delivers major social and environmental benefits

Australia shows how much can be achieved when governments make long-term investments in Indigenous Protected Areas and Indigenous land management.

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Ministers’ Meeting Builds Momentum on Conservation, Indigenous Peoples Ready to Partner

Provinces and territories are focused on creating new parks and protected areas, and Indigenous Nations across the country are too. From the Sahtu in the Northwest Territories to the Misipawistik Cree Nation in Manitoba, First Nations are moving forward on conservation.

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Indigenous Conservation in Action

Indigenous governments are caring for the land across the country. Many have embraced land use planning as a tool for determining what lands they want to protect and where they will allow development.

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