Medicine & TechnologyA new experiment shows the effectiveness of equipping the indigenous peoples guarding the Peruvian Amazon with smartphones and satellite data - which led to a significant drop in illegal deforestation incidents in the area.
Researchers found that climate change impacts have been felt in the Amazon rainforest long before the arrival of Europeans arrived in America, which means that the population of indigenous people may have declined before the "Great Dying."
Diversity in culture, often characterized by linguistic variety, and biodiversity are found to be connected to one another in new study - and this could offer insights in preserving the natural environment and Indigenous populations.
A new study shows that land use of human societies for at least 12,000 years has been environmentally sound and sustainable - arguing that the current biodiversity crisis is not simply due to human activities but the mishandling of lands previously shaped sustainably.
As the world's governments advocate and work toward protecting at least 30 percent of the Earth's lands by 2030, a new study warns against exclusionary conservation strategies and its costs, as well as outlining an inclusive alternative.
Linking nature and cultural systems are essential for the future of biodiversity, ecosystems, and the environment. This can only be achieved if researchers and organizations work together with Indigenous people with generation knowledge of local ecosystems and remote areas.