Masakanarî Village: The Unexpected

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The Darwin field team recently visited the Wai Wai indigenous community of Masakanari in the Kanashen District. Full support for the traditional knowledge project was evident as community members participated in training and had a chance to engage their fellow community members through interviews as they practiced what they were learning about participatory video.

Using technology to combat environmental crime

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Technological advances in recent years have made it possible for regulatory bodies, non-governmental organisations, and citizens to employ more technologies in the monitoring and enforcement of environmental law. This video features three interviews – including one from Dr Andrea Berardi – about the innovative ways that drones, satellites and a smartphone app are helping to engage and empower organisations and citizens in the fight against environmental crime.

Traditional Knowledge in Guyana: Let’s talk about Wetlands!

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As we join the world in observing World Wetlands Day, let us reflect on the important role they play in supporting and maintaining healthy ecosystems that contribute to human health and well-being. We need to also recognizing the significant linkages of these unique ecosystems to the life of Indigenous peoples and their role in helping to protecting them through traditional and cultural activities.

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