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The variability among living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part

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MESSAGE FROM AN INDIGENOUS LEADER AT BIDEN CLIMATE SUMMIT
22 April 2021
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

MESSAGE FROM AN INDIGENOUS LEADER AT THE BIDEN CLIMATE SUMMIT

 

18 February 2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Brazil
Colombia
Peru
Indonesia

PARIS (AFP) — Governments worldwide are using the Covid-19 pandemic to push through destructive development projects and roll back protections of indigenous groups, according to a global report on deforestation and rule of la

18 February 2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo

In their quest to bolster economies battered by the pandemic, governments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and elsewhere have set aside social and environmental safeguards in favor of destructive development projects that are harming Indigenous communities and the forests they care for, according to a report released today by Forest Peoples Programme.

Gov’t cancels public claims of ownership in sanctuary
28 January 2021
Cambodia

Main Photo: Environmental officials inspect Prey Lang wildlife sanctuary in Sandan district, Kampong Thom province​ on 2020. Environment Ministry

The government has repealed all previously issued letters certifying sales, purchases, transfers, occupation or ownership of any land within the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary.

“We can still catch up”: second Tenure Facility webinar explores biodiversity and climate change in light of COVID-19
14 September 2020
South America
Global

As the world struggles to deal with the shockwaves created by the Coronavirus pandemic, scientists have been drawing direct links between the emergence of new diseases, collapsing biodiversity and the destruction of vital forestlands which for generations have been stewarded by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities.

Amid Pandemic, Malaysia Grants Timber Giant Logging Permit on Indigenous Land in Borneo
14 July 2020
Malaysia

Concession to extract timber from 148,000 hectares in upper Baram was granted despite repeated objections from local communities.

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