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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...

Indigenous peoples and conservation: A call to action

The United Nations’ Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues has made a series of recommendations to promote and protect the rights of indigenous peoples in...

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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...
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China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

Osun festival: Devotees defy govt, drink contaminated water from river

In spite of the state government’s warning against drinking water from Osun River during the grand finale of the...

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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued...