24 October 2013
We need new people, new tools and new ideas to ensure a future for great apes – that was the key message from the 2013 Great Apes Summit.
9 October 2013
A project that maps people's unauthorised use of resources in a national park provides important insights into the links between poverty and conservation.
2 October 2013
Indigenous knowledge is innovative, not static. Protecting it will help food security.
26 July 2013
A project aims to help poorer members of the community receive more benefits from a national gorilla park in Uganda through research and by advocating for change with national and local authorities.
22 May 2013
With the Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May, a new biodiversity project highlights its importance and draws out tensions that arise when biodiversity is put at the centre of development policies.
2 October 2012
As delegates gather for the 11th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity this photostory looks at why two communities in India and Borneo have developed community protocols.
17 September 2012
The role of markets and the green economy, and the risks of monetising nature were two key themes that emerged from the Conference.
6 September 2012
At the start of the World Conservation Congress in Jeju, South Korea, IIED’s Director Camilla Toulmin, reflects on the controversies and challenges that it faces.
4 July 2012
Two safeguards for communities' rights to resources can help implement the Nagoya Protocol.
15 March 2012
Indigenous people and local communities have received few benefits from the commercial use of the wealth of traditional crops and medicinal knowledge they have developed.