In many parts of the world intact natural ecosystems both sustain and protect the indigenous communities that inhabit them. Working with nature to build resilience against challenges to human well-being, or even survival, is not new.
That wisdom is as old as time but is being sidelined, devalued or erased from memory in humanity’s race to expand and dominate. This publication includes case studies from around the world, including our own Mesoamerican Reef System “Smart Coasts” project.
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