Global Diversity Foundation believes that our future depends on our respectful engagement with the vast biological and cultural diversity of Earth. We work to protect this diversity and enhance socioecological wellbeing. We carry out collaborative biocultural projects that build resilience, foster innovation, and promote learning. Our work contributes to the growing global transition towards justice, respect and dignity for all beings.

About GDF

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We’re hiring! GDF is looking for a new Social Scientist and Community Liaison based in Morocco

Posted Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by Christina Ashford

Job Vacancy: Global Diversity Foundation is seeking a Social Scientist and Community Liaison to be based in Morocco to contribute to our multi-year ‘High Atlas Cultural Landscapes’ programme....

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We’re hiring! GDF is looking for a new Social Scientist and Community Liaison based in Morocco

Creating Connections at the Okanagan Environmental Leadership Camp

Posted Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by Marina Aman Sham

This 7-day Okanagan Environmental Leadership Camp took place at Glimpse Lake on Syilx territory (Upper Nicola Band), gathering Indigenous youth interested in building their capacity to advocate for and protect...

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Creating Connections at the Okanagan Environmental Leadership Camp

Global Environments Network at the Conservation Optimism Summit

Posted Sunday, May 7, 2017 by Global Diversity Foundation

The Global Environments Network hosted the session "A New Generation of Environmental Leaders Embrace Whole Earth Conservation" at the Conservation Optimism Summit. GEN members shared their stories of contribution to...

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Global Environments Network at the Conservation Optimism Summit

Regional and International Programmes

Since 2000, GDF has launched vibrant applied collaborative research programmes with indigenous communities in Mesoamerica, North Africa, Southeast Asia and southern Africa. In collaboration with local and national institutions, we provide training and advocacy to support communities as they design and implement their own initiatives to maintain local environments and enhance their livelihoods and wellbeing. At an international level, GDF promotes biocultural diversity through training, documentation and networking opportunities.

Global Environments Network

The Global Environments Network empowers inspiring changemakers who are innovating solutions to apparently intractable environmental and social problems. It is a global action network with the goal of reaching thousands of people in over a hundred countries through regional academies and community exchanges, creating a powerful interconnected group of emerging environmental change makers.