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3 January 2023
Shares of a private company with the rights to develop tourism facilities within a marine reserve in Indonesia have reappeared for auction later this month despite the government’s plan to annul an agreement with the firm.
25 October 2022
The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the UNFCCC took place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt from 6-18 November 2022. This served as an important opportunity to  member States and stakeholders worldwide to scale up commitments to deliver on the Paris Agreement and Glasgow Climate
15 April 2022
Critics of a government plantation scheme have slammed the program following revelations that only a fraction of forest reserves cleared for plantations over the past decade have actually been replanted. An investigation by environmental news site Macaranga found that only 5% of the 77,331 hectares
27 November 2021
Govt. has declared our ancestral lands as wildlife reserve areas, say farmers In Chundikulam village, located on the eastern tip of Jaffna Peninsula, farmers are facing a peculiar challenge.
2 June 2021
Nayiare Noonkiba does not stand out from other Maasai women in Mara North despite the powerful position she holds in her community.  An owner of huge swathes of land, a leader and a women's rights advocate across the Mara conservancies, Noonkiba's influence in her community is unmatched.  At
21 May 2021
Livestock farmers in Gomba District have asked Parliament to swiftly intervene and block attempts by National Forestry Authority (NFA) to parcel out the remaining part of two central forest reserves of Kalombe and Nsowe to private investors. NFA is mandated to manage all central forest reserves in
16 March 2021
Indonesia’s annual fire season has started again, with hotspots detected in 10 provinces. Some of the fires have been detected in protected areas with large swaths of peatland. The government says it’s preparing to carry out cloud seeding to induce rainfall in affected areas. However,
6 October 2020
COVID-19 has exacerbated an already deeply alarming regulatory vacuum, which is being exploited by unscrupulous governments and private sector operators to ramp up the destruction of vital indigenous forestlands – this threatens efforts to rebalance humanity’s relationship to nature with
19 September 2020
Four years ago, Phu Thap Boek -- a popular mountainous attraction in Phetchabun province -- became synonymous with the success of the military regime in reclaiming forest land, or the Tuang Kuen Phuen Pa campaign when the state took back forest land from illegal occupants.
19 April 2020
The Ministries of Environment, and Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction have listed the Peam Krasop Wildlife Sanctuary in Koh Kong province and Phnom Prich Wildlife Sanctuary in Mondulkiri province as state land to eliminate land grabbing offences. The operations have gained support
29 October 2019
To more effectively guard forests and stem climate change, "simply designating a place as protected can't be the beginning and the end of a conservation effort" LONDON - Expanding the planet's protected natural areas to safeguard vanishing forests and other ecosystems, and the species they
20 August 2019
Abundant downpours during the rainy season bring deadly floods every year but officials are increasingly worried about another trend: diminishing water reserves FREETOWN, Aug 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Half the year, Iyatunde Kamara worries torrential rains will wash her house off its

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