Tag Archives: Indigenous Communities

Indigenous peoples defend Earth’s biodiversity—but they’re in danger

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Originally published in National Geographic ORIENTE REGION, ECUADOR Pushed forward by a chugging long-tail motor, an old dugout canoe carries us down the languorous Conambo River, a tributary of the Amazon, at the western edge of Ecuador’s Oriente region. We spend the … Continue reading

INDIGENOUS FOOD SYSTEM: A BULWARK AGAINST FOOD INSECURITY

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On the way to the world famous Sohra lay the village of Sohrarim, which as claimed by its residents, was the original location of the now famed tourist destination. The village has one of the oldest Churches in the region … Continue reading

A cultural heritage under threat and under valued

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Originally published: Committee on World Food Security CFS44 “Indigenous people believe that Man belongs to the World; civilized people believe that the World belongs to Man.” Daniel Quinn There are only 370 million indigenous peoples in this world. And they safeguard … Continue reading