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Sacred Sites and The Protection of Territories of Life

Natural Justice, ICCA Consortium Member, participated in a global meeting to confront the current planetary crisis by fostering the protection of our sacred natural sites and ensuring the restoration of Earth’s ecosystems and biodiversity. The meeting led to the creation of The Alliance for the Sacred Sites of Earth Gaia. Read more ▸

African Dialogue on Alternatives to Unsustainable Livestock Production

The first of a series of regional dialogues on Alternatives to Unsustainable Livestock Production was held in Africa, jointly organised by the Global Forest Coalition, ICCA Consortium Member, and Zelealem Tefera, ICCA Consortium Council Member. It highlighted the opportunities and the source of knowledge that ICCAs, especially traditional pastoralist communities, represent. Read more ▸

Koitajoki River Documented in a New Seining Film

“Koitajoki”, a documentary film, has been released by Snowchange, Member of ICCA Consortium; the community of Ala-Koita fishermen; PrettyGoodProductions; and the Interreg SHAPE project. It focuses on an iconic, but highly endangered cultural fishery in Karelia: river seining. Read more ▸

The Journey to Kunming (Part II): Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Make Their Voices Heard in First Official Meeting of Post-2020 Process

From organising demonstrations to delivering statements in UN plenary sessions, representatives of indigenous peoples and local communities around the world are creating an “ecosystem” of collective actions for rights-based approaches and intergenerational equity — and tackling the drivers of biodiversity loss as key elements of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. Read more ▸