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Can palm oil truly be sustainable? Malaysia offers a certification model we’ve been waiting for
A new UN report entitled, "Making Peace With Nature”, finds that nearly 90 percent of all known species are threatened by climate change.
Oil company exploring in sensitive elephant habitat accused of ignoring community concerns
Namibians allege ReconAfrica disposed of wastewater unsafely, without permits, and ignored concerns about potential impact of oil drilling on water and wildlife.
81 Indigenous leaders, environmental defenders slam BlackRock in open letter
A letter signed by Indigenous leaders and environmental defenders from the Amazon, West Africa, Southeast Asia and elsewhere blasts BlackRock for failing to hold companies in its investment portfol
#MRLF2021: Working toward a more equitable and inclusive future for smallholders in the Mekong Region
Earth Day 2021: Celebrating and recognizing the leadership and climate action of Indigenous peoples and local communities
Today, on Earth Day I want to celebrate the efforts made by Indigenous peoples around the world to continue protecting our planet.
Want to fight climate change? Support indigenous people
By Sônia Guajajara (Guajajara), Executive Coordinator for the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB); Vicky Tauli-Corpuz (Kanakaney-Igorot), former UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights
A tragic outcome for the world's forests is not inevitable
The data on forest loss is still grim but we know what causes deforestation - and the policy tools and market mechanisms that can stop it
Rare win for Nepal indigenous groups as EIB admits 'gaps' in hydropower project
(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The European Investment Bank (EIB) has pledged to address gaps in the implementation of a power project in Nepal, handing a rare victory to indigenous groups and loca
New report asks: Where’s the money going in the Niger Delta?
Oil companies are paying billions towards development in the Niger Delta, but it’s having little impact on the ground, say Tijah Bolton-Akpan and Miles Litvinoff.
Recipe for conflict: Northern Mozambique’s tinder-dry fields of straw are ripe for burning
By David Matsinhe for the Daily Maverick.