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Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.​

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Purpose

Integral World actively champions the preservation of terrestrial ecosystems through conservation initiatives and sustainable land management practices. It supports community-based programs that protect biodiversity hotspots, establish and manage protected areas, and restore degraded forests and lands. Integral World advocates for policies that combat deforestation, desertification, and unsustainable agricultural expansion.

Through partnerships and capacity building, Integral World promotes sustainable farming techniques, agroforestry models, and land rehabilitation efforts that enhance food security while safeguarding ecosystems. It facilitates knowledge exchange on indigenous practices, traditional ecological knowledge, and innovative solutions for ecosystem conservation. Integral World raises awareness about the intrinsic value of terrestrial biodiversity and its crucial role in maintaining ecological balance. By fostering multi-stakeholder collaborations, Integral World contributes to preserving terrestrial habitats, combating biodiversity loss, and ensuring the sustainable utilization of land resources for present and future generations.

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Pursuit

As an integral part of Auroville’s commitment to sustainable development, Integral World actively pursues SDG 15: Life on Land. Our purpose is to protect, restore, and promote the sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems through conservation initiatives and sustainable land management practices. Integral World supports community-based programs that safeguard biodiversity hotspots, establish protected areas, and restore degraded forests and lands. We advocate for policies combating deforestation, desertification, and unsustainable agricultural practices. Through partnerships and capacity building, Integral World promotes sustainable farming techniques, agroforestry models, and land rehabilitation efforts, enhancing food security while preserving ecosystems. We facilitate knowledge exchange on indigenous practices and innovative solutions for ecosystem conservation.

Integral World raises awareness about the intrinsic value of terrestrial biodiversity and its crucial role in maintaining ecological balance. By fostering multi-stakeholder collaborations, we contribute to preserving terrestrial habitats, combating biodiversity loss, and ensuring the sustainable utilization of land resources for present and future generations.

Potential

  • Forest Conservation: Integral World supports initiatives that protect and conserve forests, including efforts to prevent deforestation, promote sustainable logging practices, and restore degraded forest areas.
  • Biodiversity Conservation: Integral World works towards preserving biodiversity by supporting initiatives that protect and restore habitats, conserve endangered species, and promote sustainable land management practices.
  • Sustainable Agriculture: Integral World promotes sustainable agricultural practices that minimize the environmental impact of farming, protect soil health, and ensure the long-term productivity of agricultural lands.
  • Land Restoration: Integral World supports projects that restore degraded lands, including reforestation, rehabilitation of wetlands, and land rehabilitation in areas affected by desertification.
  • Protected Areas: Integral World collaborates with governments and organizations to establish and manage protected areas, safeguarding important habitats and biodiversity hotspots.
  • Ecosystem Restoration: Integral World supports efforts to restore and rehabilitate ecosystems, such as wetlands, grasslands, and coastal areas, to enhance their ecological function and resilience.
  • Sustainable Land Use Planning: Integral World advocates for sustainable land use planning, promoting integrated approaches that balance conservation, agriculture, infrastructure, and human settlements.
  • Community Engagement: Integral World works with local communities to foster sustainable land management practices, empowering them as stewards of their natural resources and promoting sustainable livelihoods.
  • Awareness and Education: Integral World raises awareness about the importance of terrestrial ecosystems and biodiversity through education programs and campaigns, fostering a sense of environmental stewardship.
  • Policy Advocacy: Integral World advocates for policies and regulations that support sustainable land management, biodiversity conservation, and the prevention of land degradation, influencing decision-making at local, national, and international levels.
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