Community engagement in the North Rupununi, Guyana

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http://projectcobra.org/wp-content/uploads/Integrating-Traditional-Knowledge_low.mp4   This video shows the first phase of community engagement in the Darwin Initiative funded project “Integrating Traditional Knowledge into Conservation in Guyana”. Focused on the North Rupununi communities associated with the Iwokrama Forest protected area, it highlights how involving young people as researchers in their own communities can increase understanding and value for the role and importance of traditional knowledge for conservation.

Wildlife conservation: the role of traditional knowledge

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Celebrating World Wildlife Day World Wildlife Day this year seeks to celebrate the theme: “Big cats: predators under threat”. Is there a role for traditional knowledge in ensuring the protection of such species? We can be sure that Indigenous peoples have had and continue to contribute to the protection of such species under threat. Let’s talk about World Wildlife Day! It was in 2013 that this special day was first announced by the United Nations General Assembly. It was first observed … Read More