Parts of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge have just been auctioned off for oil drilling.
"A voice like mine has never been a Cabinet secretary or at the head of the Department of Interior," Haaland said, vowing to be "fierce".
A set of photos show the Guajajara people working hard to protect the Amazon rainforest in Brazil.
The issue of ownership and access to land is important for the environment too.
Nenquimo has been named one of Time Magazine's Most Influential People of 2020.
San Simon is a venerated folk saint in the indigenous village of San Andres Itzapa, western Guatemala.
“The most important part of my indigeneity that informs my climate work is that this is not an isolated issue."
A community-led programme in the Maya Biosphere Reserve is revolutionising how we think about conservation.
Local communities are still concerned that the fate of the forest remains unclear.
Rammed earth construction techniques date back to the Neolithic era, but the method is growing in popularity again.
Eileen Gbagbo on Kenya's Sengwer tribe and why conservation efforts forced them out of their ancestral home.
A victory for both the Native American Tribe in North Dakota, US, and environmental activists far and wide.
This year, non-indigenous Australians were asked to give reparations in the form of a donation to the #PayTheRent campaign.
It highlights how the Yosemite Valley has inspired artists of different eras, genres and backgrounds.