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  1. Library Resource
    "THE FOREST IS OUR HEARTBEAT": THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE INDIGENOUS LAND IN MALAYSIA

    THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE INDIGENOUS LAND IN MALAYSIA

    Reports & Research
    November, 2018
    Malaysia

    Defenders of Indigenous land in Malaysia are targeted, singled out and face opposition from state authorities and private individuals when they speak up. These abuses have further disenfranchised Indigenous communities in Malaysia, marginalising them socially and harming them economically. The report examines the struggles human rights defenders of Indigenous peoples have endured as they have sought to claim their right to Indigenous lands, and the steps that should be taken by the government to ensure that they are given the protection they deserve.

  2. Library Resource
    April, 2014
    Pakistan

    Pakistan experienced severe flooding
    after torrential monsoon rains hit southern Sindh and the
    adjoining areas of Punjab and north-eastern Balochistan in
    August 2011. Flash floods triggered by the monsoon rain
    caused severe damage to infrastructure in the affected
    areas. Entire villages and urban centers have been flooded,
    homes have been destroyed, and over a million acres of crops
    and agricultural lands have been damaged. A Damage and Needs

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Egypt, United States of America, Chile, Sweden, Germany, China, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Republic of Korea, France, Uruguay, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, Finland, Malaysia, Italy, India, Russia, Turkey, Brazil, Austria

    This note presents highlights and recent trends in data for each of the main product groups, as well as a short summary of recent changes or improvements in statistics.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015

    森林对人类福祉的贡献意义深远。森林提供重要的木材供应, 帮助战胜农村贫困,确保粮食安全并为人们提供体面的谋生方式; 森林还提供良好的中期绿色发展机会和重要的长期环境服务, 如清洁空气和水源,保护生物多样性和减缓气候变化。 建立在比以往任何时候都更加全面和可靠的、涉及234个国家 和地区数据上的《2015年全球森林资源评估报告》,显示出令人鼓 舞的迹象:森林管理得到改善,森林砍伐在全球放缓。然而,这些 趋势需要加强,特别是在落后的国家。 此案头参考包含各国为2015年度全球森林资源评估报告提供的 数据。采用易于查询的表格形式,它既是综合报告的一份非常有价 值的配套性文献,也为森林土地使用数据浏览器网站提供更为详尽 的数据。

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2018
    Global

    Unprecedented is the number of international efforts by governments and private actors alike that seek to foster sustainable landscapes around the globe for the wellbeing of humans and nature. Working towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, the Bonn Challenge, the New York Declaration on Forests, the Aichi Targets of the CBD, the Paris Agreement, or regional efforts like the African Agenda 2063, the Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn 2018 aims to accelerate and mobilize collective action on the ground.

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