Category: biocultural diversity

A Model for Land Management, Morocco’s Agdals Are at Risk of Disappearing | New Lines Magazine

Seasonally managed indigenous lands provide a blueprint for responsible environmental stewardship, but the hardscrabble way of life is driving the

In Iraq’s marshlands, researchers are racing to document a disappearing dialect | Equal Times

UNESCO estimates that half of all languages spoken today will disappear by the end of this century if nothing is

The revival of a historic journey across Spain | BBC Future Planet

A resurgence in pastoralism, one of the world’s more sustainable food systems, could help Spain adapt to climate change and

Southern Spain’s ancient water network sustains life but faces an uncertain future | Atlas Obscura

“Sowing water” in this mountainous region has been crucial for people, crops, and biodiversity for more than a millennium. HIGH

The Moorish invention that tamed Spain’s mountains | BBC Future Planet

An ancient Moorish invention has been providing water to the Sierra Nevada mountains for more than 1,000 years, making life

How indigenous conservation protects Canada’s environment | BBC Future Planet

In Canada, centring conservation with the country’s indigenous peoples is allowing its original stewards to reconnect to their land and

Indigenous land stewardship is furthering reconciliation, heralding a new era for conservation in Canada | Equal Times

Across Canada, a thriving movement of Indigenous peoples reconnecting with their land and culture and stewarding their Nation’s traditional territories

When planting trees does more harm than good | DW

Creating new forests has been heralded as an effective way of tackling the climate crisis. Yet when it comes to

Iraq’s maritime heritage finds a haven in the classroom | Al-Fanar Media

With ancient boatbuilding crafts nearly extinct, scholars and researchers aim to bring knowledge of Iraq’s maritime heritage to a new

Ancient systems keep water flowing | Nature Middle East

Traditional water harvesting systems can help communities in the Middle East and North Africa cope with worsening water scarcity and

Tall vines in Georgia | Newsfixed

From family tradition to export industry: Georgian wine hits the tables of Europe TBILISI — “Everyone in Georgia makes wine. It’s our