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Illegal logging and hunting threaten Yasuní isolated indigenous groups

22nd Jun 2017
Yasuní National Park and the Tagaeri-Taromenane Intangible Zone (ZITT), home to isolated indigenous groups, have become hotspots of illegal logging and hunting. (Source: Mongabay)


Indonesian province revokes palm oil licenses

12th Jun 2017
Merauke government's move to pull 11 permits wins church and popular backing, but damage to nature 'has already been done' (Eman Riberu / UCA)


‘Mexico needs healing’: the first indigenous woman to run for president

12th Jun 2017
Mexico’s National Indigenous Congress – a broad coalition of native ethnic groups – and the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) have nominated Patricio to represent them in next year’s presidential election.


Huge victory for Kenya’s Ogiek

30th May 2017
African Court sets major precedent for indigenous peoples’ land rights (FPP / Minority Rights Group International)


World Bank Ignores Land Grabbing

6th Apr 2017
Sales of huge land areas of Ethiopia, by the Ethiopian government, to foreign investors, have led to starvation and forced displacement. (Flood / Arbetet.se)


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