From 2008 to 2010, ecosystems assessments were conducted in Tinoc, Ifugao, using CBD indicators on land use and land use change, land tenure, indigenous languages, traditional occupations and people’s wellbeing.
The Kalanguya experience of community-based monitoring and information systems in Tinoc, Ifugao, Philippines
Community-based documentation of positive contributions of traditional rotational farming to carbon sequestration and ecosystem resilience, Thailand
The Indigenous Knowledge and Peoples network (IKAP), a regional network of indigenous communities throughout mainland montane Southeast Asia, and the Inter Mountain Peoples’ Education and Culture in Thailand Association (IMPECT)
Community-based vulnerability and resilience mapping and adaptation practices in the mangrove forests of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh
The communities around the Sundarbans are continuously struggling to sustain their livelihoods. Most of the community members are entirely dependent on the Sundarbans’ mangrove ecosystem but forest degradation (caused by overwhelming pressure on its resources), recurring cyclones
Wapichan people’s plan to secure and care for their lands, Guyana
The Wapichan people live in the South Rupununi District of Guyana. The “Wapichan wiizi” (territory) is home to many animals, reptiles, plants, insects, birds, fishes and other water creatures, many of which are globally rare or endangered.
Identifying impacts and threats to vulnerable ecosystems in Guna Yala, Panama
The Guna people live in Guna Yala, an archipelago in which most inhabited islands are threatened by rising sea level caused by climate change.
Development of cultural indicators to monitor Kauri dieback disease in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Kauri dieback is a deadly, fungus-like disease specific to New Zealand which has killed thousands of kauri trees over the past ten years. Kauri dieback was formally identified in April 2008.
An invader in our waters: actions of Guna People (Panama) in relation to the Lion Fish
The lionfish is a priority invasive alien species that was first recorded on the East Coast of the United States in 1992, but since then it has spread down the coast to MesoAmerica.
Control of invasive pond apple infestations by indigenous rangers in a World Heritage Area, North-east Queensland, Australia
The Pond Apple (Annona glabra) is an invasive plant that is listed as a Weed of National Significance”1Australian governments have agreed a list of thirty two Weeds of National Significance (WoNS), based on “their invasiveness, potential for spread and environmental, social and economic impacts”.
Linking community-based monitoring and reporting of oil pollution to environmental enforcement: FECONACO’s Territorial Monitoring Programme
Oil exploitation in the Corrientes river basin in northern Peru was started by Oxy [Occidental Petroleum Corporation] and Petroperu [Petróleos del Perú S.A.] more than 40 years ago, in the territory of the Achuar and Urarina indigenous peoples, without their consent.
History of the Ngati Hine pilot program for the monitoring, recovery, and protection of eels
Ngati Hine is a fishing nation in Aotearoa/New Zealand which cultivates a day to day relationship with eels. We maintain a high level of traditional knowledge and customary use, including on how to transfer and hold eels in boxes for up to twelve months.