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Ideas to Reach the Goals of Thirty x Thirty

By Eleanor Mahoney July 1, 2021

Six months ago, in January 2021, the Biden administration announced a plan to protect 30 percent of the country’s land and water by 2030 (Executive Order 14008). In May, four federal agencies jointly released a preliminary report, entitled Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful, which outlined – in broad strokes – how the administration hoped […]

Management at Pimachiowin Aki: A Three-Pronged Approach

By Guest Observer June 28, 2021

Spanning two Canadian provinces, Pimachiowin Aki was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2018. It’s one of only 39 “mixed” natural-cultural landscapes recognized by World Heritage designation. What is most noteworthy about the site is its innovative management approach that stems from a joint understanding of nature and culture via a bottom-up partnership between four Anishinaabe First Nations communities and provincial government representatives.