Fostering biodiversity on a national level
Diversifying farming and creating greenspaces in cities can help to revitalize “green deserts” across the globe. To do this, biodiversity planning needs to be considered at a national level.
Taking inspiration from The Brazillian Amazon, Western Canada’s temperate rainforests, and Northern Australia’s deserts–all of these habitats are carbon sinks, rich in wildlife, and much of their area is managed by Indigenous people and local communities. They are essentially the Earth’s most important stewards and their leadership is key to containing climate change, preserving biodiversity, and conservation and sustainable development.
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is working to support opportunities for Indigenous peoples to play a stronger role in natural resource management.
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