Indigenous Sengwer leaders request suspension of EU-funded programme in Kenya
In June 2016, the European Union and the Kenyan Government announced a new EU-funded programme: the Water Towers Protection and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Programme. The project aims to preserve ecosystem services in Mount Elgon and the Cherangany Hills.
Nov 24, 2016
Human rights abuses and livelihood impacts.
Ivindo National Park, Gabon.
Nov 17, 2016
Open Letter - India's Forest Rights Act
Open letter requesting that India’s Forest Rights Act is implemented and its integrity upheld
Nov 10, 2016
Biodiversity protection versus Indigenous Peoples’ rights to food access in La Amistad Biosphere Reserve, Costa Rica
How do protected areas affect indigenous peoples’ rights to access traditional food?
Oct 27, 2016
Police kill two villagers during evictions at Kaziranga national park in India
Two villagers were killed and about 40 injured (plus 18 police) during an eviction this week from India’s Kaziranga National Park in Assam. The Gauhati High Court ordered the eviction of 300 families who were living in three villages in the buffer zone of the national park.
Sep 21, 2016
Are big conservation groups like IUCN still relevant?
One cursory glance at the agenda for the Hawaii conference suggests that World Conservation Congress is still out of touch with real world conservation issues.
A big conservation jamboree is on in Hawaii over 1-10 September. Some 9,000 delegates from 190 countries, including heads of state, government officials, scientists, indigenous people and business leaders, will share, debate and act on the latest issues in conservation and sustainable development, and define a global path for nature conservation for the future.
Sep 09, 2016
Karkamoru is Threatened Again
The DC has visited Karkamoru in Kirtalo together with journalists. Media has spread misinformation.
Jan 13, 2016