Scenic Mountain Range, Meandering Streams, and Towering Pine Trees in Canada's Northern Territories

This blog post highlights the significance of Indigenous-led protected areas in conserving lands and waters in the Yellowstone to Yukon region. It features a comprehensive report from the Yellowstone to Yukon Intiative, entitled ‘The Economic, Socio-Cultural, and Ecological Benefits of Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas’ ( . These areas, governed by Indigenous Peoples, provide various benefits, including economic growth, cultural revitalization, and ecological preservation. The post emphasizes the importance of supporting Indigenous-led conservation initiatives and urges policymakers to prioritize long-term funding for these efforts.

The future of conservation: Indigenous-led protected areas support thriving communities and ecosystems

Author: Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

Year: 2023

Media Type: Blog Post