- Live Session
- Introduction to the National Park
- The specific Planetary Health challenge
- Local Impact & Global Interconnections
- Literature Review
- Live Session
- Radical Listening for Behavioural Change
- Democratic Organizing & Local Wisdom
- Theory to Practice
Equality in Conservation
- Does tree planting change minds? Assessing the use of community participation in reforestation to address illegal logging in West Kalimantan. Pohnan, E., Ompusunggu, H., Webb, C. (2015), Mongabay
- Anti-poverty program in Indonesia also helps save forests, study shows. Kusmer, A. (2020), The World
- Coronavirus cuts force Indonesia to sale back forest protection. Ungku, F., Bernadette, C. (2020), Reuters
- If we don’t solve racial injustice, we’ll never solve the climate crisis. Burton, N. (2020). The Huffington Post
Planetary Health Principle: Planetary consciousness (Canmore Declaration)
Planetary health requires commitment to self-awareness, cultural competency, and critical consciousness; to reduce the ways in which social, economic and political systems oppress groups and communities in different (and unequal) ways; to challenge contextual power hierarchies that block health equity; and to correct sources of misinformation that stand in the way of well-established personal, public and planetary health practices.
- What are the interdisciplinary linkages between conservation and socio-economic status? How does economic improvement affect the effectiveness of deforestation reduction?
- How are public health and economic stability affecting forest protection effort at present? Is the relationship static?
- What forms of inequality are or would be undermining planetary health?
Moving forward, considering future human and ecosystem health threats, what is one concrete way of tackling inequality that is relevant to your community?