Canada

Together We Rise! The Importance of Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas in the Time of COVID-19

In Canada, the Conservation through Reconciliation Partnership held a virtual dialogue on the importance of Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. With a message of great hope, Allison Bishop shares the group’s collective reflections about human relationships with nature and the opportunity that IPCAs represent to care for the natural world.  Read more ▸

Fostering Indigenous-led Conservation in Canada

Indigenous-led conservation is making waves in Canada, with autonomous declaration of and federal support for Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs) and the launching of the Conservation through Reconciliation Partnership website at the recent Canadian Parks Conference.  Read more ▸

We Adapt. We Restore. We Survive – Reviving Tahltan Knowledge, Governance and Territory

In June 2019, Tahltan elders and leaders, members of Snowchange, representatives from The Gaia Foundation, Land is Life, ICCA Consortium and the IUCN came together in the heart of Tahltan Territory to learn from the elders, discuss current challenges, and explore the possibility of establishing ICCAs. Discover the story of this extraordinary meeting through the multimedia presentation created by The Gaia Foundation. Read more ▸

The ICCA Consortium stands with the Wet’suwet’en

In November 2018, TransCanada tried to enter Unist’ot’en territory to begin work on their fracked gas pipeline. They were respectfully turned away but the struggle had to be intensified in response to several further attacks, both legal and physical. The ICCA Consortium is joining the international wave of solidarity. Read more ▸