Links - Plantations
The Next Breadbasket
Can Africa's fertile farmland feed yhe world? Why big corporations are grabbing up land on the planet's hungriest continent (National Geographic)
ForestDefender is an online legal database prepared and maintained by the Center for International Environmental Law. It presents a human rights-based approach for analyzing national policies against international standards by providing a snapshot of international human rights and obligations that are relevant in the context of forest governance.
Global Atlas of Environmental Justice
The Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and Trade (EJOLT) project launched a Global Atlas of Environmental Justice, a visually attractive and interactive online mapping platform detailing around 1000 environmental conflicts (and growing). It allows users to search and filter across 100 fields and to browse by commodity, company, country and type of conflict. The Atlas illustrates how ecological conflicts are increasing around the world, driven by material demands fed primarily by the rich and middle class subsections of the global population.
An online journal dedicated to news, films and reports on indigenous peoples around the world.
Global Voices Special Coverage: Indigenous Rights
Special Coverage on Indigenous Rights by Global Voices includes a number of articles and blogs as well as an extensive resource lists