Bolsonaro Didn’t Start the fire!

By Dr. Noga Shanee & Nina Poletti The burning of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest has been a major story in mass and social media for the past week. From trending hashtags to opinion articles to emotional art representing the natural disaster, people have been sharing their fear and upset over this event. Much of this […]

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Reclaim Conservation’s new scientific publication

Our new publication “Reclaim Conservation: Conservation Discourse and Initiatives of the Rondas Campesinas, North-Eastern Peru” was published this week! The article describes the contribution of the Rondas Campesinas, the largest and most influential grassroots movement in Peru to forest and wildlife conservation, in one of the most biodiverse and environmentally-threatened places on Earth. Click here […]

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Our First Two Grant Writing Workshops

The solution to Africa’s problem is not aid or charity and will not come from outside! There are thousands of local activists who offer effective, realistic solution, based on their intimate understanding of the local problems. But these initiatives are often blocked by a discriminative funding system which is evidently biased towards top-down, western led, […]

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Seminar – Positive Conservation and Coexistence Actions In Times of Colonization, Apartheid and Poverty

The current environmental crisis is inseparable from social, political, and economic global trends; and while these forces that are devastating the environment are felt by populations around the planet, it is vulnerable peoples who are the most affected by them. Right wing and neoliberal ideologies create wars, genocides, poverty and forced migration. Mainstream conservation is […]

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Animal Rights and Social Justice

This is a draft for the Animal Rights and Social Justice piece of our Conservation Activism Manifiesto please take a look at the text and the questions at the bottom and let us know if you have any comments.    Intersectionality is a theoretical framework used by social justice movements which recognizes that oppression operates […]

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Animal Rights

This is a draft for the Animal Rights piece of our Conservation Activism Manifiesto please take a look at the text and the questions at the bottom and let us know if you have any comments.  The modern animal rights movement has been growing in activist and scholarly circles for the past forty years; however, […]

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Aniye Grassroots Movement

We are currently in the midst of what is commonly referred to as the world’s worst refugee crisis in history, with at least 22 armed conflicts and an estimated 68.5 million forcefully displaced people worldwide. These clashes and forced migration result in millions of deaths, severe traumas and extreme poverty for millions more. Slavery is […]

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Ethical Conservation Course postponed

We have decided to postpone our Ethical Conservation Course. This is due to difficulty in finding external financing to cover the costs of the many great local conservationists who inquired and applied to the course. We were positively surprised by the interest in the course and believe that we should accommodate all the requests for […]

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