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19 May 2019
South America
Brazil
Lideranças Yanomami, acompanhadas de representantes do Instituto Socioambiental (ISA), estiveram na Câmara de Povos Indígenas e Comunidades Tradicionais do Ministério Público Federal (6CCR) na última quarta-feira (15) para denunciar o aumento do garimpo ilegal em seu território, localizado nos estados de Roraima e Amazonas.
Fonte: Thomson Reuters Foundation
21 May 2019
Global

Background

In the second triennium of its current strategy (2016-2021), ILC is changing its approach to explore new sources of funding and strengthening the capacity of its members to leverage funds for ILC platforms at country level and on specific themes linked to our 10 commitments.

21 May 2019
Global

What are today’s greatest challenges to food security? Why is obesity an increasing symptom of malnutrition? How can famines be avoided?

Over the course of three weeks, students will delve into these and more questions by studying intensively theoretical aspects and debates combined with case studies and critical methods around the areas of:

17 May 2019
Central America
Nicaragua

Indigenous communities in Nicaragua are facing violence and displacement, but agroecology is helping empower the Miskito people.

What do you do when your access to rivers, sacred sites, and forests, is cut off, especially when your whole identity has grown from a spiritual connection to nature?

17 May 2019
Africa
South Africa

Land redistribution through just and equitable means remains contentious in the South African political and judicial landscape. Under the apartheid rule, the distribution of land was aligned to race, with the minority white population allocated about 90% of arable and habitable land, while the majority black population was allocated the minute remainder, mainly in the homelands.

16 May 2019
Global

Recent studies find that the prevention of irreversible climate catastrophes require the world’s population to commit to transformative change within the next decade.

16 May 2019
Global

Forest Advisory Committee decided this while suggesting that instead states with deficient green land should divert their non-forest land for afforestation to companesate for use of forest land in development projects

15 May 2019
Central Asia
Afghanistan

While gridlock is keeping the Taliban and the United States from reaching a political settlement to the war in Afghanistan, a lacklustre peace process represents just one of many issues confronting the country. 

15 May 2019
Australia

MOST people have heard of the historic 1992 High Court Mabo Decision and the Native Title Act 1993.

However, many people may not be aware of the NSW State Government Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (ARLA) and its impact.

Sometimes too, there is confusion between the two acts, but they are two very different pieces of legislation.

14 May 2019
Amazonia
  • A new modeling study finds that largely unrestricted “business-as-usual” Brazilian Amazon and Cerrado deforestation could result in the loss of an estimated 606,000 square kilometers of forest by 2050, leading to local temperature increases of up to 1.45 degrees Celsius, in addition to global rises in temperature.
14 May 2019
South America
Colombia

The United States government announced on Monday it will invest another $160 million in Colombia’s ongoing peace process.

13 May 2019
Global

“Climate change is hitting hardest those who have done least to cause it, especially the world’s indigenous peoples from the Arctic to the tropics,” said renowned actor and activist Alec Baldwin speaking at the 18th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indig

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