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There’s a Global Plan to Conserve Nature. Indigenous People Could Lead the Way.

Thursday 11 March 2021 | Written by The New York Times | Published in In Depth

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There’s a Global Plan to Conserve Nature. Indigenous People Could Lead the Way.
Workers package xate, a palm leaf that grows in the forest and is exported to the U.S. for flower arrangements, at a workshop in Uaxactun, Guatemala, Nov. 4, 2015. The export program is part of a sustainability effort to encourage communities to harvest responsibly. (Meridith Kohut/The New York Times)

Dozens of countries are backing an effort that would protect 30 percent of Earth’s land and water. Native people, often among the most effective stewards of nature, have been disregarded, or worse, in the past. By Somini Sengupta, Catrin Einhorn and Manuela Andreoni from the New York Times.

Dozens of countries are backing an effort that would protect 30 percent of Earth’s land and water. Native people, often among the most effective stewards of nature, have been disregarded, or worse, in the past. By Somini Sengupta, Catrin Einhorn and Manuela Andreoni from the New York Times.


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