Indigenous and Local Knowledge in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

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Search or browse through our library of existing resources on indigenous and local knowledge in biodiversity and ecosystem services. Entries include scientific articles, reports, policy briefs, webinars, videos, and more. To view a particular resource, click on its name below.

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Footprints in Paradise : Ethnography of Ecotourism, Local Knowledge and Nature Therapies in...
Andrea E Murray
Books
2017

Social and political life on small subtropical islands is frequently shaped by the economic imperative of sustainable tourism...

3035
Harmonizing Traditional and Scientific Knowledge Systems in Rainfall Prediction and Utilization
Rengalakshmi Raj
Articles/Book chapters
2006

This chapter in the MEA Publication Bridging Scales and Knowledge Systems: Concepts and Applications in Ecosystem Assessment ...

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Mobilizing Knowledge for Integrated Ecosystem Assessments
Christo Fabricius, Robert Scholes, Georgina Cundill
Articles/Book chapters
2006

This chapter in the MEA Publication Bridging Scales and Knowledge Systems: Concepts and Applications in Ecosystem Assessment ...

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Bridging the Gap or Crossing a Bridge? Indigenous Knowledge and the Language of Law and Policy
Michael Davis
Articles/Book chapters
2006

This chapter in the MEA Publication Bridging Scales and Knowledge Systems: Concepts and Applications in Ecosystem Assessment ...

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What Counts as Local Knowledge in Global Environmental Assessments and Conventions?
J. Peter Brosius
Articles/Book chapters
2006

This chapter in the MEA Publication Bridging Scales and Knowledge Systems: Concepts and Applications in Ecosystem Assessment ...

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A toolkit to support conservation by indigenous peoples and local communities: Building...
Corrigan, C. and Hay-Edie, T.
Guidelines, Tools
2013

In the toolkit, sixteen case studies highlight innovative tools and approaches that local communities have developed to address critical...

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A Handbook For The Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas Registry
Guidelines
2010

For millennia, indigenous people and local communities have played a critical role in conservation and they are currently gaining much...

3026
UNEP and Indigenous Peoples: A Partnership in Caring for the Environment: Policy Guidance:...
Report/Policy papers
2012

The objective of this Policy Guidance to UNEP is to better understand and build on the Indigenous Peoples’ rights, knowledge, practices...

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The Role of Indigenous Peoples in Biodiversity Conservation
Claudia Sobrevila
Report/Policy papers
2008

A principal aim of this study is to get a better sense of what the World Bank (WB) needs to know in order to engage Indigenous Peoples (...

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