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Indigenous peoples seek leadership and respect in the battle for biodiversity

Indigenous peoples seek leadership and respect in the battle for biodiversity

Montreal Canada – Indigenous communities are demanding a leadership role in protecting global biodiversity, as a United Nations conference on safeguarding critical ecosystems highlights the importance of Indigenous stewardship of lands and waters. Calls to put Indigenous rights and decision-making at the heart of biodiversity initiatives have intensified as representatives from nearly 200 countries gather …

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Protecting nature more in partnership with indigenous peoples

Protecting nature more in partnership with indigenous peoples

Indigenous peoples have cared for Canada’s lands and waters since time immemorial. First Nations, Inuit and M├ętis have unique relationships with nature and experience responsible stewardship as a way of life. By working together and helping Indigenous peoples to further protect nature across the country, we continue to listen to their voices and help ensure …

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Ancient humans migrating

The migration of ancient indigenous peoples to South America is a complex story

We know that (excluding the poles) the Americas were the last two continents humans called home. We also know that archaeologically neither North America nor South America was inhabited so long ago – specifically, only about 25,000 years ago. Modern humans congregated in Central Asia, around Mongolia, then traveled to North America during a period …

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