Don’t confer forest rights to tribals in critical tiger habitats: NTCA.
National Tiger Conservation Authority’s decision on tribals and forest dwellers draws criticism from CPM leader Brinda Karat.
India’s nodal tiger authority has asked tiger range states not to confer forest rights to any tribal or forest dwelling communities in critical tiger habitats.
Apr 19, 2017
The Necessary Alliance between Conservationists and Rights Advocates.
Degradation of biodiversity is a double injustice that destroys ecosystems and impoverishes indigenous peoples.
Apr 18, 2017
To conserve tropical forests and wildlife, protect the rights of people who rely on them.
Many of our planet’s most beautiful areas are also sites of intense conflicts. In a recent example, traditional herdsmen in February took over the land around Mount Kenya, which is a World Heritage Site and biodiversity hotspot, burning down the tourist lodge and bringing in thousands of cattle to graze.
Apr 08, 2017
More evictions of the Sengwer in the Embobut Forest, Kenya.
On 2 April 2017, Kenya Forest Service guards violently attacked Elias Kimaiyo, a Sengwer community leader. The Forest Guards were burning houses belonging to the Sengwer. Kimaiyo was taking photographs.
Apr 08, 2017
Respecting human rights: the key to elephant conservation
"It’s time for a new model of conservation: one that holds human rights at its core."
Apr 04, 2017