We highlight outreach activities of CBCD staff and projects, as well as advocacy work with individuals, institutions, private organizations, and nongovernmental organizations from around the World on those activities that deal specifically with attempts to protect biocultural diversity hot spots and local populations against imminent threats such as mining, logging, large scale plantations, protected areas, cultural homegenisation and urbanization. We also run a Seminar Series at Kent to report research and advocacy work by staff, visiting fellows and students.


CBCD staff support efforts by CALG’s local campaigners to protect their lands, livelihoods and cultures from… Read more

TEA The Ethnobotanical Assembly – new webzine

TEA: The Ethnobotanical Assembly is a brand new online magazine dedicated to thinking, writing, and research… Read more

Dr Gary Martin and GDF protecting Morocco’s High Atlas Landscapes

CBCD Honorary Fellow and Founder of the Global Diversity Foundation, Dr Gary Martin discusses research on… Read more

50 Farmers Tales Archive

50 Farmers’ Tales is a unique study of the dramatic and wide-ranging changes in Kent farming… Read more

Linking and Geotagging Pastoralist and Mobile Production Systems

Transmission of traditional knowledge on crops selection and animal breeding cannot be ensured unless the linkages… Read more

indigenous fishing

The Digital Archive of the Batak

Research conducted by Dr Dario Novellino. More than 50 hours of ethnographic videos have been digitized… Read more

Ese eja rights

Ethnoecology, Advocacy & Indigenous Land Rights of the Ese Eja

Using methods and technology (including GIS, social cartography and participatory video), this programme seeks to strengthen… Read more

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Mapping Ancestral Lands of the Ese Eja of the Amazon

Background The headwaters of the Tambopata, Heath and Madidi rivers, southern tributaries of the Madre de… Read more