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Kenya Flushes Out 'Criminals' in Forest Dispute After Sengwer Killing.

Security forces are flushing "criminal elements" out of a forest in western Kenya, an official said on Thursday, two days after a man was killed there, leading the European Union to suspend aid.

More… Jan 19, 2018

EU suspends Sh3.6 billion water project over Sengwer rights abuses.

The EU has suspended its Sh3.6 billion water towers initiative with Kenya following violent Sengwer community evictions, ambassador Stefano Dejak has said.

More… Jan 17, 2018

Inuit seek full management of Tallurutiup Imanga, Canada’s largest protected area.

'This is about communities, we want communities to grow and to thrive,” says the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, which wants to oversee the ‘ecological engine’ of the Arctic.

More… Dec 11, 2017

Why ruthless eviction drive in Assam's wildlife sanctuary raises questions about rights of indigenous people.

The state should stop giving away forest land to big business establishments.

More… Nov 30, 2017

Tanzania ends hunting deal with Dubai royal family

*Natural Resources Minister says the Dubai-owned company will never be awarded another hunting licence, and suspended director of wildlife Alexander Songorwa for allegedly creating a syndicate of government officials in the ministry who have been compromised. *More than 2,796 animals and birds were killed in the 2007 and 2009 hunting seasons lasting four months each, with fears among the local people and conservationists that the animals could include endangered species. *The hunting sector contributes 90 per cent of the money used by the Tanzania Wildlife Authority.

More… Nov 15, 2017

Are Conservation Organisations Complicit in Ethnic Discrimination?

Answering this question with an example of blatantly racist and coercive imagery endorsed and propagated by two large players in the conservation world, both internationally and in India.

More… Nov 13, 2017

Concern over plan to rehabilitate tribal families displaced from Nagarahole.

Activists fear project may remain only on paper as there is no clarity on availability of land.

More… Oct 05, 2017

Inuit will write marine management plan for eastern end of Northwest Passage.

The Inuit of Labrador and the federal government have signed a deal that will see the Inuit use their traditional knowledge to develop a marine-management plan covering more than 380,000 square kilometres of coastal waters on the far eastern end of the Northwest Passage.

More… Oct 02, 2017