Forest Community

Community management of natural landscapes is our best and maybe only hope. Community and culture have thrived in the days and territories where humans have taken their livelihoods directly from their environments. We seem to do very well without the complex markets, commercial trade routes and value added commodification that our current technology allows for, …

The Pristine Illusion

Conservationist are set on the idea that to preserve nature is to remove humans form the equation and leave habitats alone. But is this even possible in today’s world? And has it ever been that way? It seems that in every corner of the globe, animals not only inhabit an ecosystem, but shape it and …