Santa Clara River, Southern California. Photo © Barbara Wampole
New thinking on the most pressing issues facing people and the planet
Maximizing nature’s role in solving climate change
Securing water by protecting and managing lands
Supporting healthy ecosystems and strong communities
Advancing the Climate Action Agenda
Getting smarter about how we use every drop of water
Developing urban strategies to build sustainable and equitable cities
Impact investing, water funds and other innovative models
Delivering conservation results and financial return
Reducing climate and disaster risks to coastal communities
Transforming an industry strained to its limits
How nature can cost-effectively address urban growth challenges
Finding balanced solutions for river health and low-carbon energy
Transforming how the world uses and develops land
Charting a Sustainable Course for Blue Growth
Ensuring investing in nature is in the conversation
Updates & analysis from the climate negotiations
Marcos Aguilar, co-founder and executive director of Semillas del Pueblo Community Schools, says “our culture makes no sense without access to our mountains.” Find out how he thinks indigenous conservation can be done right.
Agnes Leina, executive director and founder of Il’laramatak Community Concerns, is a pastoralist from Baragoi, Samburu County, in Northern Kenya. Learn about why she thinks Indigenous peoples are important to the environment and hear her advice for achieving indigenous-led sustainable development.
“Nature for us is our life,” says Tuwe Huni Kuin. Hear from this inspiring indigenous youth leader from the Brazilian Amazon about why nature matters to his people.
UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz talks about how Indigenous peoples value nature. Find out why she thinks a human-rights based approach to conservation matters.
Catherine Davis is a Maori executive member of Te Runanga o Te Rarawa from New Zealand. Learn about the big environmental challenges facing her people and what could help them achieve better outcomes as environmental stewards.
"The denial of the right to food denies our collective indigenous identity. It’s more than just what we eat, It is who we are." ~ Andrea Carmen, Yaqui Nation, Executive Director - International Indian Treaty Council