According to new research from the University of East Anglia and partners in France, Indigenous and local communities supply the best long-term outcomes for conservation. The study is published in the journal called ‘Ecology and Society’.
Lead author Dr. Neil Dawson of the University of East Anglia’s School of International Development as part of an international team conducting a systematic review that found conservation success.
The research team studied the outcomes of 169 conservation projects around the world. Like across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The recent study suggests the answer could be equitable conservation which empowers and supports the environmental stewardship of Indigenous Peoples and local communities.