Around 50 people were arrested trying to protect this sacred Directions Tree, eventually felled to make way for a road.Photo: Sean Paris

‘We've lost too much’

Another day of mourning for First Nations people in Australia, reports Will Higginbotham.

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Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim.

‘Indigenous people respect all species’

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is an environmental activist and member of Chad’s pastoralist Mbororo community who believes in twinning traditional knowledge with science to tackle ecosystem challenges.

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Machiguenga children at play in Manu’s spectacular wilderness, while their pet spider monkey explores a tree.Photo: Charlie James/National Geographic/Alamy

The limits of Eden

Peru’s Manu National Park is a biodiversity success story. But its management has left its ancestral peoples without voice and agency. Could that be about to change? asks Jack Lo Lau.

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