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.
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.
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.
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.
Oct 02, 2017
The shady past of Parks Canada:
Forced out, Indigenous people are forging a comeback.
Among Indigenous leaders, there is more talk of a day when their people will return to the parks — not to amuse tourists, but to live and work.
Sep 08, 2017
WWF Violating Indigenous Rights – Complaint Abandoned
Stephen Corry of SI explains how the process unwound.
Survival International has today abandoned trying to get a resolution to our formal complaint that the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is violating international standards about corporate responsibility, and is reverting to using public pressure to try and stop the abuses.
Sep 05, 2017
As India celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi, conflict rages with elephants.
A deadly conflict is underway in India as forests and grasslands are constantly shrinking which has forced animals to fight for space with human population.
Aug 25, 2017
Elephant and tiger attacks highlight India's wildlife conflict.
Members of the Paharia tribe living in the upper hill regions of India's Jharkhand state have been spending sleepless nights.
Aug 12, 2017