Community-based Conservation News

Indigenous Awajún women in Shampuyacu, Peru. Conservation International has worked with these women to designate a forest of their own where they can cultivate traditional plants. Photo by Freddy Guillen.

Why gender matters in conservation

Over recent decades, conservation organizations have started to tap into the wealth of knowledge and experience held by communities living near conservation targets. Listening to the voices of local people…
Indigenous Awajún women in Shampuyacu, Peru. Conservation International has worked with these women to designate a forest of their own where they can cultivate traditional plants. Photo by Freddy Guillen.
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