(Mongabay) Empowering Indigenous youths with tradition and tech: Q&A with Dawn Martin-Hill

Dawn Martin-Hill, a professor at McMaster University, introduced Terrastories, a geo-based storytelling app, to the Haudenosaunee people of the Great Lakes to help them protect their land and water as well as safeguard invaluable knowledge. A main goal of her work is to empower and support Indigenous youths, and she has also helped create a […]

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Interested in participating in a regularly held Earth Defenders community call? Let us know!

Since the launch of the Earth Defenders Toolkit, a number of people have suggested that it would be nice to have a space for us to regularly share about work being done across the globe. We have our forum, but folks are also interested in having a regularly scheduled phone call, where we could have […]

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Récapitulatif de l’événement : Forum africain pour les défenseur.e.s de la Terre

Le 21 juillet, Digital Democracy, Natural Justice et Oxfam ont accueilli le Forum africain pour les défenseur.e.s de la Terre. Cet événement virtuel de deux heures a réuni plus de 120 participant.e.s, principalement des défenseur.e.s de la terre de tout le continent africain, pour partager des histoires sur le travail quelles/’ils accomplissent en première ligne […]

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(Global Voices) Earth Defenders Toolkit launched to help communities navigate digital tools for defending environmental rights

Global Voices interviewed Rudo Kemper, geographer and a program manager at Digital Democracy, via email, who explained different aspects of the toolkit.

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How to use the Earth Defenders Toolkit: a quick primer 🧰

We’ve received inquiries both from local community members who want to share the Earth Defenders Toolkit resources with their own community, as well as from allies who are working with a community and would like to know more about how to bring and introduce the Earth Defenders Toolkit. In this post, we offer several concrete pathways for using the Toolkit.

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Event Recap: Earth Defenders Toolkit Global Launch – Part 2

We recently shared an overview of the global launch event for Earth Defenders Toolkit which happened on July 14th. This week, we’re diving into some of the testimonies shared at the event by our partners.

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Event Recap: Earth Defenders Toolkit Global Launch

On July 14, 2021, Digital Democracy along with co-hosts Alianza Ceibo, Amazon Frontlines & Oxfam hosted a global launch event for the Earth Defenders Toolkit, a collaborative space for earth defenders and their allies.  This two-hour virtual event brought together over 160 participants from around the world, the majority identifying as earth defenders, to share […]

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(Mongabay) Sharing solutions: How a digital toolkit is strengthening Indigenous voices

By Caitlin Looby on 2 August 2021. Crossposted from Mongabay. The Earth Defenders Toolkit is a growing collection of apps, resources and blogs where Indigenous peoples and their allies can come together to connect and mobilize. The goals of the toolkit are to support local autonomy, allowing Indigenous communities to maintain ownership of data and reduce the […]

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Forum Africain Pour Les Défenseurs de la Terre – événement virtuel le 21 juillet

Sur tout le continent africain, les communautés locales travaillent ensemble pour protéger leurs forêts, savanes, déserts et côtes contre des menaces extérieures et des industries extractives. Le 21 juillet, Natural Justice, Oxfam et Digital Democracy co-organisent le Forum Afrique pour les défenseurs de la Terre, un événement virtuel de deux heures pour réunir des défenseurs […]

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Rejoignez-nous le 14 juillet pour le lancement mondial de La trousse à outils Earth Defenders

Partout sur la planète, les peuples autochtones et les communautés locales sont en première ligne pour protéger les forêts, les prairies et autres écosystèmes essentiels contre les menaces environnementales. Ils le font souvent au péril de leur sécurité personnelle et en dehors de tout soutien extérieur. Rejoignez-nous le 14 juillet pour célébrer le lancement de […]

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