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September 2017 Archives

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Protected areas, indigenous territories, and conservation concessions in Peru.

“State-controlled protected areas (PAs) have dominated conservation strategies globally, yet their performance relative to other governance regimes is rarely assessed comprehensively. Furthermore, performance indicators of forest PAs are typically restricted to deforestation, although the extent of forest degradation is greater.”

More… Sep 27, 2017

A young Batwa boy has been killed in a national park while trying to access traditional medicine.

On Saturday 26 August, the boy and his father were shot at by eco-guards. The father was badly wounded but escaped but his son was killed.

More… Sep 15, 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.

More… 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.

More… Sep 05, 2017