In this section we present a set of 14 conservation standards. These reflect core human rights that conservation actors and interventions should seek to uphold at all times. For each standard, we highlight three things:
the core rights, as derived from the UN DRIP and other international legal instruments
a brief explanation of the importance of the right(s) to establish the context, and
the duties and responsibilities of conservation actors related to this right.
We deliberately include the term ‘responsibilities’ in this section to indicate that both state and non-state conservation actors are covered by the provisions we discuss here....