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Oil exploration company in Okavango wilderness misled investors, complaint to SEC says

11 June 2021

A whistleblower complaint to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission cites “egregious” violations by ReconAfrica and executives. ReconAfrica, a Canadian company exploring for oil and gas upstream of one of Africa’s most lush and wildlife-rich habitats, may have fraudulently misled…

'Forest gardens’ show how Native land stewardship can outdo nature

26 April 2021

Patches of forest cleared and tended by Indigenous communities but lost to time still show more food bounty for humans and animals than surrounding forests. For hundreds of years, Indigenous communities in what is now British Columbia cleared small patches amid dense conifer forest. They planted…

How Wet’suwet’en butterflies offer lessons in resilience and resistance

25 February 2020

The Gitxsan and Wet’suwet’en peoples collaborated in 1987 to challenge the British Columbia government and legally establish title to their ancestral territories. That landmark case, known as the Delgamuukw case, acknowledged that Aboriginal title over traditional lands exists and is possible to…

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Living the best of both worlds

22 January 2019

Imagine a world where sustainable development is no longer an oxymoron, one where the Earth is economically and ecologically stable and food and energy needs are met. It’s a place where habitats are preserved and pollution is limited. Don’t worry – you’re not alone if you can’t. But according to a…

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Driving Change, Securing Tenure Innovations in Land & Property Rights

      A new series of case studies authored by researchers at Princeton University’s Innovations for Successful Societies program profiles recent initiatives to strengthen tenure security and reform land registration systems in seven countries: South Africa, Canada, Jamaica, Australia, Mozambique…