Friday 13th November — This year’s inaugural “State of NBS,” I would like to take up this challenge and present a vision for what the next twelve months, to COP26 and beyond, could look like…an aspiration rooted in the very real momentum and action taking place in the different corners of the NBS ecosystem.
Articles Tagged: Indigenous peoples
Let’s go nuts for conservation arithmetic
How many pounds make a good crop of Brazil nuts? The Xikrin and Parakanã indigenous peoples in the Amazon are trying to figure this out. In these communities, people are creating a sustainable product chain of organic Brazil nuts, collected and processed inside these two indigenous owned lands.
Indigenous lands more important for carbon than previously thought
Recent research from Rights and Resources Initiative and partners show that lands managed by indigenous peoples and local communities hold five times more carbon than this 2016 estimate, equivalent to 33 times the global energy emissions of 2017.