Kincentric Ecology

By |2019-11-22T14:51:48+00:00November 22nd, 2019|

Case Study Kincentric Ecology Taking care of the land, and being cared for by the land Partners Involved: The Raramuri Type of Partnership: Indigenous Partnership Models: Nourisher, Regenerator Indigenous people view themselves and nature as part of an ecological family with shared origins.  The concept of Kincentric ecology, or or [...]

Aboriginal Fire Hunting

By |2019-11-22T14:50:55+00:00November 22nd, 2019|

Case Study Aboriginal Fire Hunting Hunting and species repopulation Partners Involved: Aboriginal hunters Type of Partnership: Indigenous Partnership Models: Nourisher, Regenerator Aboriginal hunters use fire to clear land and improve the search for game, while consequently promoting regrowth, habitat enhancement and species repopulation. For tens of thousands of years, the [...]

African Honeyguide Birds

By |2019-11-22T14:49:54+00:00November 21st, 2019|

Case Study African Honeyguide Birds Leading hunters to honey Partners Involved: African honeyguide birds, hunters Type of Partnership: Indigenous Partnership Models: Sensor Honey guides and honey gatherers: interspecies communication in a symbiotic relationship to identifying honey. In a symbiotic relationship believed to be thousands—maybe even millions of years old—honeyguide birds [...]

Tree Monks

By |2019-11-22T14:48:29+00:00November 20th, 2019|

Case Study Tree Monks Ordaining trees for conservation Partners Involved: Buddhist Monks, Forest trees Type of Partnership: Indigenous Partnership Models: Educator By attributing sacred status to forest trees, ecology monks are preventing illegal deforestation and raising awareness among local populations about the value of nature, and promoting sustainable agricultural practices. [...]