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Forest people’s groups say many governments are failing to protect their right to their ancestral lands, and argue that this neglect is damaging efforts to slow climate change. Their argument is...
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A steep climb leads to the top of the Santa Marta favela in Rio de Janeiro, where the statue of Christ the Redeemer is visible to the right and the ocean can be seen over the roofs of hundreds of...
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Saudi Arabia is quietly planning to raze slums in one of its largest cities to make way for newer, restored neighbourhoods as part of a wider plan to keep up with soaring demand for affordable ...
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In the small community of Rio dos Macacos, in the north-eastern Brazilian state of Bahia, a tall, leafy jack tree stands as a living reminder of history. Residents say it grew around a pole...
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María Sangama, lideresa indígena de Loreto, comenta sobre los conflictos por recursos naturales en su región, la contaminación de las empresas de hidrocarburos, y otrassituaciones que afectan el...
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The Kenyan government has sent police troops to Embobut forest area (in Elgeyo Marakwet County, Western Kenya) to forcefully evict thousands of the indigenous inhabitants of the Sengwer and...
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Following Argentina’s economic crisis in 2001, the country leaned heavily on mining and large-scale agribusiness (especially soy) to reinvigorate its ailing economy. The expansion of these industries...
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Rio de Janeiro is home to over one thousand favelas (slum neighborhoods), but it would be easy to overlook these enormous and integral communities for the simple reason that they do not show up on...
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International Human Rights Day is the day to send reminders from around the world to Jairam Ramesh, India’s Minister for Rural Development, to keep the promises he made one year ago to 100 000...
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The People, Land, and Resources Program (PLR) seeks to protect and defend the environment and human rights against the adverse impacts of development by ensuring that the laws and policies...
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