Natural World Heritage Sites are protected, but changes in these areas might be putting wildlife at risk.. .
Publications by Arcus and our partners, curated from recent years, make up a rich library of thought leadership for activists, scholars, and policymakers.
Culture and Conservation: Investigating the Linkages between Biodiversity Protection and Cultural Values and Practices
Traditional notions of conservation have been based largely on Western science and conceptions of “nature” that are often understood to mean land and wildlife that exists at a distance from human culture. This view has produced a number of negative consequences, including neglect of indigenous people’s knowledge and practices within the natural world, significant conflict with local communities over land use, and even, in some cases, the separation of people from their own resources.
This report examines the largest survey of transgender people living in the United States, with questions regarding healthcare, community support, and more.. .
This publication offers facts about LGBT students, ranging from HIV/AIDS to in-school well-being.. .
Research reviews the success of The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), in place since 1983, in protecting ape species.. .