2 edition of Indigenous peoples and sustainability found in the catalog.
Indigenous peoples and sustainability
International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
Written in English
|Statement||International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.|
|Series||Strategies for sustainable development series|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||128|
Culture and environmental sustainability. According to Lssozi (), African communities have rich environmental cultures which can be understood by listening to their myths, taboos, stories, proverbs and beliefs and also by observing their symbols and example, amongst some indigenous African communities, the association of some animals and plants with spirits has enabled. Tourism and Indigenous Peoples is a unique text examining the role of indigenous societies in tourism and how they interact within the tourism nexus. Unlike other publications, this text focuses on the active role that indigenous peoples take in the industry, and uses international case studies and experiences to provide a global context to.
But indigenous people make up 5% of the world’s population, and anything from 10% (according to the World Bank) to 30% (says the UN) of the world’s poorest people. By . SITUATION ANALYSIS OF INDIGENOUS. PEOPLES IN AFRICA 7. Conceptualization, Recognition and Legal Status of Indigenous Peoples. 7 Location, Numbers and Livelihood of Indigenous People on the African Continent 9 Legislation for IPs among African Countries. 11 Key Challenges facing Indigenous persons WORKING WITH INDIGENOUS POPULATIONS.
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Indigenous Peoples and Sustainability: Cases and ActionsFirst published: 28 Feb, To be sustainable, nature and its endowment need to be linked to human behavior, similar to the practices of indigenous peoples.
The River of Life compares the general differences between Native Americans’ and the Western world’s view of resources and provides the nuts and bolts of a sustainability portfolio designed by indigenous peoples/5(2). When it comes to environmental conservation and sustainable development initiatives in tropical forests, indigenous peoples are key players, often described as either conservationists or destroyers of biodiversity.
Such interpretations usually guide the design and implementation of conservation strategies. "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States" by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is a good overview of U.S. history from the perspective of the Indigenous Peoples of North America.
This is an important book. This is not a pleasant book to read. Dunbar-Ortiz demonstrates that the United States, since its founding, has been a colonial-settler empire/5.
The books listed below are passionate and articulate descriptions of the crisis facing indigenous peoples today, and describe particular examples of cultures struggling for survival.
They tell of kinship systems, worldviews, art and craft and custom, languages and writing systems that add to the amazing diversity of human culture. Recommended. As family farmers, fishers, pastoralists and forest-dwellers, indigenous peoples apply traditional methods of land management and food production which have evolved over centuries and which have often proven their sustainability and resilience in the face of environmental changes.
-- authors of Our Responsibility to the Seventh Generation, The sidebar [comment above], drawn from the text of this report, captures the paradoxical situation of Indigenous people around the earth: on the one hand, policies and institutions have pushed them to the fringe of society and economy: on the other hand, the world is coming to.
David King, a Gundungurra Aboriginal elder, will share his insights on Australian Aboriginal Sustainability practices and processes, touching particularly on the prevalence of food wastage.
Our growing demand for food, the disregard for food wastage, and general environmental degradation is exhausting Country, laying it to waste. Humans entered Australia s years ago and quickly dispersed over the entire continent, developing complex cultures with an enviable capacity for living in diverse and often hostile environments.
They evolved a complex spiritual life, and maintained the longest known artistic tradition on Earth reaching back approximat years. Aboriginal societies have been thriving in [ ].
Indigenous Peoples and Sustainability, Cases and Actions is rich in case studies illustrating how Indigenous Peoples - through integration of their knowledge with practical strategies for conservation - have historically been and are still successful in attaining : International Books.
It also discusses the invisibility of indigenous people' values and knowledge within traditional resource management.
It offers a new approach to social impact assessment methods which are more participatory and empowering. The book employs a range of case studies from Australia, North America and Norway.
At a time when the self-determination, land, resources and cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples are increasingly under threat, this accessible book presents the key issues for both legal and non-legal scholars, practitioners, students of human rights and environmental justice, and Indigenous peoples themselves.
in maintaining the sustainability of a community; Living by indigenous knowledge 4. Indigenous and formal education 5. Enhancing the curriculum through indigenous knowledge 6. Reflection He wrote the essay as a foreword to the book, The Gaia Atlas of First Peoples (Burger ).
Indigenous Peoples and the Agenda The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Agenda for Sustainable Development titled “Transforming Our World: the Agenda for Sustainable. Relocation of Indigenous Peoples. The client/investee should avoid the relocation of Indigenous Peoples from their traditional lands.
If relocation is unavoidable, the client/investee needs to enter into a good faith negotiation with the affected communities and ensure that any relocation complies with best international standards.
The oldest relevant document was published in Since the early s, there has been a strong increase in the number of publications relating to Indigenous Peoples’ participation in sustainability standards for extractives (Fig.
4 9), with mining-related papers dominating until recently. (Crawley and Sinclair, Journal of Business Eth – ()) proposed an ethical model for human resource practices with Indigenous peoples in Australian mining companies. This paper expands on this work by re-framing the discussion within the context of sustainable development, extending it to Canada, and generalizing to other resource industries.
Beyond the issue of Indigenous Peoples’ rights, however, this analysis is set within the broader context of sustainability; arguing that Indigenous laws, philosophy and knowledge are not only legally valid, but offer an essential approach to questions of ecological justice and the co-existence of all life on earth.
Indigenous knowledge is the unique knowledge confined to a particular culture or society. It is also known as local knowledge, folk knowledge, people's knowledge, traditional wisdom or traditional. responsibility that must be shared equally among all people.
Aboriginal people are rich in environmental knowledge and can provide important perspectives when considering the impact of economic decisions on the environment.
Aboriginal people are also a source of sustainability strategies that can contribute to our collective well-being. Engaging with Indigenous peoples to benefit from their knowledge, while respecting their world view and ensuring the sustainability of their way of life, must remain central to global responses to climate change.
Indigenous peoples are dependent on local biodiversity and ecosystem services for their sustenance and well-being. Communities and Indigenous Peoples is one of our eight strategic themes along with: health and safety, climate change, our people, water, tailings management, responsible production, and biodiversity and reclamation.
Our sustainability strategy has long-term strategic priorities and shorter-term sustainability goals. Strategic Priority.View our complete catalog of authoritative Environment and Sustainability related book titles and textbooks published by Routledge and CRC Press.