Search Library

Search or browse through our library of existing resources on indigenous and local knowledge in biodiversity and ecosystem services. Entries include scientific articles, reports, policy briefs, webinars, videos, and more. To view a particular resource, click on its name below.

38 results
4369
Enabling the IPBES conceptual framework to work across knowledge boundaries
Ria Dunkley, Susan Baker, Natasha Constant and Angelina...
Articles/Book chapters
2018

The IPBES conceptual framework (CF) serves an instrumental value to translate usable knowledge into policy across spatial scales,...

4298
Knowing our Lands and Resources Indigenous and Local Knowledge of Biodiversity and Ecosystem...
UNESCO
Indigenous & local knowledge, Publications
2015

To spearhead its work on this challenging objective, IPBES Plenary created at its Second Meeting the Task Force on Indigenous and Local...

4287
The Contribution of Indigenous and Local Knowledge Systems to IPBES: Building Synergies with...
UNESCO
Report/Policy papers
2013

Biodiversity is inextricably intertwined with the well-being of people and of Planet Earth. Across the globe, people are in constant...

4282
UNESCO’S COMMITMENT to BIODIVERSITY
UNESCO
Publications
2018

This publication highlights some of UNESCO’s biodiversity-related actions and solutions, based on the Organization’s unique mandate and...

3582
An endemic rat species complex is evidence of moderate environmental changes in the terrestrial...
Deyan Ge, Liang Lu, Jilong Cheng, Lin Xia, Yongbin Chang,...
Publications
2017

The underlying mechanisms that allow the Hengduan Mountains (HDM), the terrestrial biodiversity centre of China, to harbour high levels...

3518
Using local ecological knowledge to monitor threatened Mekong megafauna in Lao PDR
Gray TNE, Phommachak A, Vannachomchan K, Guegan F
Publications
2017

Pressures on freshwater biodiversity in Southeast Asia are accelerating yet the status and conservation needs of many of the region’s...

3516
International exchange meeting for mobilisation of indigenous and local knowledge for community...
Malmer, P., M. Tengö, M. Belay Ali, M.J. Cadalig Batang-ay, M....
Report/Policy papers
2017

Despite the recognition of indigenous and local knowledge
(ILK) in science-policy fora, connecting indigenous knowledge
...

3515
Key Ingredients, Challenges and Lessons from Biodiversity Mainstreaming in South Africa: People...
Manuel, J., et al. (2016)
Report/Policy papers
2016

This paper provides an in-depth review of experiences and insights from mainstreaming biodiversity
and development in South Africa...

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