Women in conservation News

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Momentum is building for a ‘robust’ biodiversity framework: Q&A with Elizabeth Mrema

Mongabay-India editor recognized among ‘16 Women Restoring the Earth’

Women and girls: Let’s transform the ocean by including everyone (commentary)

The climate crisis needs feminism (commentary)

An eye in the sky on deforestation: Q&A with Jean Jardeleza and Kim Carlson

Fisheries need to make gender inclusion a norm, not just ‘reach’ women, says Pacific study

Nazareth Cabrera fights for Colombia’s Indigenous Uitoto with the strength of her words

In the Colombian Amazon, a leader trains her people to save the forest

‘She goes and helps’: Noemí Gualinga, Ecuador’s mother of the jungle

Sexual harassment rife in Vietnam’s conservation sector, survey reveals

Podcast: New Latin American treaty could help protect women conservation leaders — and all environment defenders

On a Philippine island, Indigenous women get their say on marine conservation

Camila Chindoy, the Indigenous daughter poised to lead her Amazon community

A Philippine stingless bee helps boost coconut yields and empower women

Podcast: In the Amazon, women are key to forest conservation

Fishing for change: Local management of Amazon’s largest fish also empowers women

Spying on fear in the wild: Q&A with ecologist Meredith Palmer

Amazon ‘women warriors’ show gender equality, forest conservation go hand in hand

Seed by seed, a women’s collective helps reforest Brazil’s Xingu River Basin

Leaders on the cutting edge of conservation recognized on International Women’s Day

Women from the Xingu Territory unite against threats from Bolsonaro administration

Uganda’s eco-feminists are taking on mining and plantation industries

Why more women should be included in the leadership of Virunga National Park (commentary)

Changing energy use in rural Africa with power from solar, clean stoves…and women

Study concludes that nature benefits when more women make land management decisions

Meet eight female conservation scientists who inform and inspire

Agroforestry empowers Morocco’s mountain women

Women’s work in Senegalese conservation includes exorcising demons

Cooperative agroforestry empowers indigenous women in Honduras

Ecuador: Sarayaku leader Patricia Gualinga defends territory despite threats

Why gender matters in conservation

Women could be a key to great ape conservation in the Congo

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