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COP15: Indigenous peoples, local communities celebrate deal on nature, seek collaborations to implement framework

Following two weeks of often tense negotiations of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF), in Montreal, Canada, the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB)...

Indigenous Peoples rights: Shortfalls, advances at COP26

As in past years, the most recent United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP), which concluded November 13...

COP26: Ministers close to striking deal that will undermine ambition, Indigenous Peoples rights

In negotiations under Article 6, which deals with the rules on carbon markets under the Paris Agreement, an increasing number of countries in Glasgow...

In Nigeria, toxic waste from WeWood jolts relations with indigenous peoples

The impact of toxic waste disposal in a river area is detrimental to indigenous peoples who live, use and benefit from the environment. On September...

Indigenous communities’ role in addressing biodiversity crisis not recognised by govts, says study

A new study of 42 countries, released on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by the Rights and Resources Initiative, suggests that numerous governments, conservation groups...

Indigenous Peoples Day: Govts, companies urged to take actions

Indigenous peoples’ around the world face a myriad of threats in their daily life from the worsening food crisis, to climate change, to landgrab...

Amid pandemic, Equator Prize winners provide blueprints for nature-based recovery

Dubbed “Super Year for Nature”, 2020 would have seen a string of high-profile events on nature and biodiversity, the renewal of the global biodiversity...

Indigenous Peoples describe U.S. climate accord pull-out affront to planet, human rights

On Thursday, June 1 2017, President Donald Trump announced that his government would withdraw from the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The U.S. now joins...

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Germany environmental groups warn against cuts in climate funding

Environmental groups are demanding that the German Government should not cut funding for efforts to address climate change, amid...
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Group to assist NGOs, SMEs, others to access funding

The Africa Business Ventures and Investment Group, says it will assist civil society organisations (CSOs), non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and...

Global gas flaring rises to highest level since 2019, says World Bank

The amount of gas flared worldwide in 2023 rose by nine billion cubic meters (bcm) to 148 bcm, its...

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Germany environmental groups warn against cuts in climate funding

Environmental groups are demanding that the German Government should...

Group to assist NGOs, SMEs, others to access funding

The Africa Business Ventures and Investment Group, says it...
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