In this podcast episode, Professor Peter Andrée speaks with Cristina Coc, Executive Director of the Julian Cho Society and Spokesperson for the Toledo Alcaldes Association/Maya Leaders Alliance, and Filiberto Penados, Chair, Julian Cho Society about the connections between Indigenous rights and biodiversity conservation. They take a closer look at the fight for recognition of the Maya people’s rights to land in Belize. Overall, they conclude that this struggle is a global struggle, not just for Indigenous rights to land, but for survival of all on a just and healthy planet.