"(...) the ruling confirmed that the mining company, Continuum Resources Mexico, also violated International Labor Organization regulations dealing with the rights of indigenous communities." ... See MoreSee Less
***PLEASE ADD YOUR NAME AND AFFILIATION BELOW TO ENDORSE THIS STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY*** WE ARE WRITING TO EXPRESS DEEP GRATITUDE TO THE WET'SUWET'EN PEOPLE who have been acting with formidable vision and strength to defend their people and territories from pipeline development, and have been facing...
Job Closing date 28 February, 2020 Spanish translation below. FPP is looking for a committed, dedicated, determined and motivated person with a wide working experience at community and grassroots level, including in the Amazon area. This person must be available to start working as soon as possible,...
WWF-funded fortress conservation condemned in the DRC:
"The UNDP acted after it received letters from the Baka in 2018. One, signed by people in Mbaye village, said: “They ban us from going to the forest. If we make camps in the forest the ecoguards burn them down. Many Baka are dead today. Children are getting thinner. We are already finished off with the lack of forest medicines. We tried to tell our difficulties to the WWF but they do not accept them. They just tell us we cannot go to the forest.”" ... See MoreSee Less
"indigenous communities would not have the right to veto projects once authorized by congress. Bolsonaro also separately plans to allow large-scale commercial agriculture on indigenous reservations, which is not permitted under current environmental laws." ... See MoreSee Less
An expanse of mountain and forest known as Qat’muk was recently declared Canada’s fourth Indigenous-protected area. Some Indigenous people say a new push to put more protected land back in Indigenous hands is a small step toward righting colonial wrongs.