Biodiversity revisited is “a collaborative, thought leadership process to co-produce a new, integrated five-year research agenda to effectively sustain life on Earth. The collaborative process seeks to raise new awareness and thinking about biodiversity, from concept through measurement to implementation, as well as looking critically at the narratives, science and systems that underpin it.”
“The IISAAK OLAM Foundation is going to bring Indigenous perspectives from Canada and highlight the recent positive developments around the Pathway to Canada Target 1 and Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs),” states Enns.
Enns has been working with communities, organizations and governments in Canada and abroad to increase capacity and support for IPCAs.
Many of the funding announcements for Indigenous-led conservation initiatives are still unfolding. To learn more about the federal government’s $175 million budget for new conservation projects, read this August 19 article from The Narwhal.