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December 2016 Archives

Top Guatemalan beauty spot mired in indigenous rights conflict.

Dispute over major tourist attraction and conservation area is tearing local communities apart.

More… Dec 18, 2016

Hunting must be regarded as a human right for indigenous and tribal peoples.

Hunting remains a vital means of subsistence and is central to many communities’ identities, so why should they require permission to hunt?

More… Dec 16, 2016

Developmentalism and Conservation Clash Out at Sea.

Representatives of native peoples all over the world are taking part in a meeting during the United Nations Conference on Biodiversity in the resort city of Cancún, Mexico. Indigenous delegates in the summit are defending their rights and their natural resources, which are threatened by climate change, the extractive industries and biopiracy.

More… Dec 14, 2016

Vicious Media Campaign for the Renewal of the 1,500 km2 Land Grab Threat in Loliondo.

Vicious media campaign and aborted visit by the PM.

More… Dec 12, 2016

Conservation zones exclude indigenous people, drive deforestation.

Without their traditional land managers, reserves in Central America are left vulnerable to corporate interests, report finds.

More… Dec 09, 2016