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22 Janeiro 2019
Américas
Chile

The Chilean delegate recognized that there's still a long way to go and regretted Catrillanca's murder by Carabineros.

Delegations from U.N. member states recommended that Chile should stop discriminatory practices against the Mapuche and other indigenous peoples in the South American country, after the universal periodic review at the Human Rights Council meeting in Ginebra.

17 Janeiro 2019
Américas
Brasil

With the world's third largest prison population, Brazil's jails are overcrowded and violent but there are mounting concerns the situation is worse for indigenous inmates

16 Janeiro 2019
Américas
América do Norte

Activists fight to stop construction of the Bayou Bridge pipeline, which endangers an ecosystem that is one of the most important bird habitats in the western hemisphere


Deep within the humid green heart of the largest river swamp in North America, a battle is being waged over the future of the most precious resource of all: water.


14 Janeiro 2019
Américas
Brasil

We are prepared, we won’t back down or give up the rights we have conquered, much less hand over our territory so that Bolsonaro and his coronéis [old land elite] can carry out the plan they’ve hatched,” declared the Articulation of the Indigenous People of Brazil (APIB), one of the country’s leading indigenous organizations, in a public statement on 3 January.


12 Janeiro 2019
Américas
América do Sul
Argentina

TARTAGAL, Argentina , Jan 12 2019 (IPS) - Nancy López lives in a house made of clay, wood and corrugated metal sheets, on private land dedicated to agriculture. She is part of an indigenous community of 12 families in northern Argentina that, like almost all such communities, has no title to the land it occupies and lives under the constant threat of eviction.


3 Janeiro 2019
Américas
América Central
México

IXTLÁN DE JUÁREZ, Mexico, Jan 3 2019 (IPS) - “I dream of a healthy, sustainable, well-managed forest,” says Rogelio Ruiz, a silviculturist from southern Mexico, who insists that “we have to clean it up, take advantage of the wood, and reforest.”


24 Dezembro 2018
Américas
América do Sul
Uruguai

Uruguay - The results are dispiriting, if not unsurprising: a systematic review of the available literature has found that the socioeconomic impacts of large-scale tree plantations have been mostly negative for local people.


José Cícero da Silva/Agência Pública
6 Setembro 2018
Américas
América do Sul
Brasil
América do Norte
Estados Unidos
A Universidade de Harvard é detentora de 300 mil hectares de terras agrícolas no Piauí e na Bahia, no cerrado brasileiro, o que equivale, aproximadamente, a 300 mil campos de futebol. Para burlar a legislação brasileira a universidade americana, por meio de seu fundo patrimonial, mantém uma cadeia de negócios com empresas brasileiras e subsidiárias.
KOEF
27 Agosto 2018
África
Américas
América Latina e Caribe
Ásia
Europa
A Cultural Survival tem o prazer de anunciar a Chamada para propor projetos para o Fundo Keepers of the Earth (KOEF). O KOEF é um fundo de pequenas doações que apóia o desenvolvimento comunitário baseado em comunidades indígenas. Esses subsídios têm apoiado projetos liderados por indígenas na vanguarda das soluções para as questões mais prementes para estes povos.
 

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