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Concern over plan to rehabilitate tribal families displaced from Nagarahole.

Activists fear project may remain only on paper as there is no clarity on availability of land.

More… Oct 05, 2017

Inuit will write marine management plan for eastern end of Northwest Passage.

The Inuit of Labrador and the federal government have signed a deal that will see the Inuit use their traditional knowledge to develop a marine-management plan covering more than 380,000 square kilometres of coastal waters on the far eastern end of the Northwest Passage.

More… Oct 02, 2017

The shady past of Parks Canada:

Forced out, Indigenous people are forging a comeback.

Among Indigenous leaders, there is more talk of a day when their people will return to the parks — not to amuse tourists, but to live and work.

More… Sep 08, 2017

WWF Violating Indigenous Rights – Complaint Abandoned

Stephen Corry of SI explains how the process unwound.

Survival International has today abandoned trying to get a resolution to our formal complaint that the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is violating international standards about corporate responsibility, and is reverting to using public pressure to try and stop the abuses.

More… Sep 05, 2017

As India celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi, conflict rages with elephants.

A deadly conflict is underway in India as forests and grasslands are constantly shrinking which has forced animals to fight for space with human population.

More… Aug 25, 2017

Elephant and tiger attacks highlight India's wildlife conflict.

Members of the Paharia tribe living in the upper hill regions of India's Jharkhand state have been spending sleepless nights.

More… Aug 12, 2017

Brazil’s Temer threatens constitutional indigenous land rights.

President Temer, influenced by the rural lobby in congress whose votes he needs to not be tried by the Supreme Court on corruption charges, has okayed new criteria meant to delegitimize indigenous land boundary claims, legal experts say.- One rule rejects any indigenous demarcation of land where Indians were not physically present on a traditional territory in 1988, which would disqualify many legitimate claims. - Another allows government to undertake “strategic” public works, such as dams and roads, without indigenous consent, violating the International Labor Organization’s 169 Convention, signed by Brazil.- The administration also introduced a bill likely to be passed by congress that reclassifies 349,000 hectares (1,347 square miles) of Jamanxim National Forest in the Amazon, gutting protections, allowing economic activities — logging, ranching, farming and mining — and legitimizing land grabs there.

More… Aug 02, 2017

People and wildlife now threatened by rapid destruction of central America's forests.

A new study by WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) in Central America has found that cattle ranching and other anthropogenic activities represent a major threat to the region's remaining rainforests.

More… Jul 29, 2017