New Community of Practice: Indigenous Open Standards Projects

Story from Frank Weisenberger, Frank Weisenberger Consulting   Some of the world’s most biodiverse areas are held and managed by Indigenous peoples and traditional communities. With a close relationship to their natural environments, Indigenous peoples have developed unique knowledge and effective management practices that contribute to biodiversity conservation and to the sustainable natural resource use. Being so closely connected to…

Fire Management from Indigenous Peoples’ Perspectives

Story from Mary Huffman, The Nature Conservancy and The Fire Learning Network, and Margo Robbins, Yurok Tribe Native American people walk in two worlds: their ancestral tribal world and the contemporary world, which is led by other people. When we first…