Videos

Galina Angarova on biocultural diversity

27 Nov 2020

Join Galina Angarova, Executive Director of Cultural Survival, for an inspirational discussion on the link between cultural, linguistic and biological diversity.

Jennifer Morgan on environmental justice

27 Nov 2020

Jennifer Morgan, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, explains why justice must be the guiding principle for planetary recovery.

Indigenous Solutions to Global Challenges in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo

16 Nov 2020

The lion’s share (as much as 80 percent by some estimates) of the world’s remaining biodiversity intersects with Indigenous lands. Yet, despite having an unparalleled understanding of the most biodiverse spaces on the planet, Indigenous communities are rarely properly consulted in conservation decision-making processes. Drawing on case studies from Long Pilah, Long Tungan and the […]

Learning from the Earth: Indigenous Youth in Agrobiodiversity

16 Nov 2020

Agriculture is the primary source of income for most rural households in Asia and the Pacific. But climate change and biodiversity loss present huge threats to communities’ livelihoods – the socioeconomic ramifications of which could long outlast those engendered by COVID-19. To promote youth engagement in biodiversity protection toward achieving the pledges and commitments laid […]

Biocultural Conservation and Support for Indigenous Land Management

14 Nov 2020

Once, conservation organizations and multilateral institutions regarded many remote indigenous and rural cultures as groups requiring relocation or “development” according to Western parameters. The 21st century has seen a burgeoning awareness that neither alternative is desirable. Nonetheless, there exists a relative dearth of examples of how best to partner with these increasingly imperiled communities to […]

Rights-Based Ecosystem Approaches for a Green, Just Recovery

14 Nov 2020

  The environment, climate change, biodiversity, health, inequality, food security – we face multiple crises. Despite increasing awareness of the interconnectedness of human and planetary well-being, deforestation and ecosystem degradation have not lost their momentum; we are losing biodiversity fast, and, with it, our ability to harness landscape solutions is rapidly diminishing. This interactive and […]

Transformative change – A collective call for global action

6 Nov 2020

After two days of dialogue and debate, keynote speakers closed the GLF Biodiversity Digital Conference with a discussion on the tools and transitions needed to spark transformative change. What actions are most urgently needed? How can societies make the shift from exploiting to restoring biodiversity? How can linkages between sectors promote better personal, public and […]

Voices of the Landscapes

6 Nov 2020

Indigenous Peoples are the time-immemorial guardians of many of the world’s remaining biodiversity-rich landscapes – and of the spirituality, values and worldviews embedded in these spaces. As agricultural expansion, urbanization and commercial development threaten Indigenous ways of life and connection to the land, the world urgently needs to find ways to support this guardianship to […]

Demanding justice: What can climate activism do for racial equity?

6 Nov 2020

#GLFLive with Sunrise Movement co-founder Varshini Prakash and GLF’s Salina Abraham

How is filmmaking protecting the future of cultures?

6 Nov 2020

#GLFLive with Guille Isa, a documentary filmmaker based in Lima, Peru. Half Japanese, half Peruvian, Guille has spent most of his career working with and filming different cultures in South America. On this youth-led #GLFLIveDonatella Gasparro, a poet and agroecologist, has a discussion with Guille on the interconnection between culture and nature, and the ways […]