Indigenous voices for biodiversity conservation
22 May 2022
Indigenous Peoples are custodians of the Earth’s biodiversity.
On the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity 2022, CI’s Minnie Degawan, a member of the Kankanaey-Igorot Indigenous group in the Philippines, and IUCN’’s Anita Tzec, Maya Yucatec from Belize, highlight the importance of strengthening the leadership and capacities of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in preserving biodiversity.
Watch their video message: