Biodiversity


Wildwest Institute v. Kurth
The Recorder
FWS assigned the whitebark pine a LPN of 2 (on a scale from 1 to 12, 1 being the highest priority and 12 being the lowest), finding that it faced high magnitude threats, that the threats are imminent, and that it is a valid taxon at the species level ...

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Wildwest Institute v. Kurth
The Recorder
FWS assigned the whitebark pine a LPN of 2 (on a scale from 1 to 12, 1 being the highest priority and 12 being the lowest), finding that it faced high magnitude threats, that the threats are imminent, and that it is a valid taxon at the species level ...

and more [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

Conservation Betrayals in Central India: In the Tribal Belt of Central India, Indigenous communities are being ...
Intercontinental Cry
But despite their resilience and their relative isolation from the perils of extreme extraction, Adivasis—the Hindi term for Indigenous Peoples—have not been able to escape any of the hardships that other Indigenous Peoples so often face around the ...

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Mongabay.com

Mongabay.com

Amazon's fate hangs on outcome of war between opposing worldviews
Mongabay.com
The battle for the Amazon is being fought over two opposing viewpoints: the first, mostly held by indigenous and traditional people and their conservationist allies, sees forests and rivers as valuable for their own sake, and for the livelihoods ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

PRESS RELEASE: Teck Reports 2016 Sustainability Performance
Ethical Corporation Magazine
Teck's approach to responsible resource development is guided by our sustainability strategy, which sets out a vision as well as short- and long-term goals in six areas of focus: Community, Our People, Water, Energy and Climate Change, Air, and ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Preserving Seeds to Feed the World
The Atlantic
Of the over 30,000 edible plants in the world, humans use about 120 on a regular basis. The majority of humanity subsists on only 10 of these plants as dietary staples. Due to this lack of variety, 94% of the world's seed diversity has disappeared in ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Ecosystem Marketplace

Ecosystem Marketplace

Message From Tashka Yawanawa On Importance of Indigenous Life Plans
Ecosystem Marketplace
The Yawanawa, an indigenous people living in the Brazilian Amazon, are on a journey toward sustainability and a way of life that economically supports them while maintaining their traditions and keeping the forest intact. Here, Tashka, chief of the ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Food Tank (blog)

Food Tank (blog)

Why a Public Sector Indian Agronomist Embraced Agroecology
Food Tank (blog)
During 31 years of public service, the government mostly put up with him, and occasionally permitted him to design and implement soil conservation and agro-biodiversity programs that understood agriculture not as process of mining soil fertility, but ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Atlantic

The Atlantic

Preserving Biodiversity to Feed the World
The Atlantic
In the last century, 94% of the world's seed varieties have disappeared. Family farmsteads have given way to mechanized agribusinesses to sow genetically identical crops on a massive scale. In an era of climate uncertainty and immense corporate power, ...

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Pacific Standard

Pacific Standard

A Lack of Clear Boundaries Impedes Sustainable Development in Indonesia
Pacific Standard
This is a region of biodiversity and riches. Asolokobal sits on ... Since 1996, Lani has worked with the Foundation for the Customary Development of Walesi, a local non-governmental organization, to map indigenous peoples' customary lands. He sees such ...

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Ecologist

The Ecologist

To conserve tropical forests and wildlife, protect the rights of people who rely on them
The Ecologist
Who are the best guardians of forests and other wild places? Governments? Conservation NGOs? Corporations? No, writes Prakash Kashwan, it's the indigenous peoples who have lived in harmony with their environment for millennia. But to be able do so, ...

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Daily Sabah

Daily Sabah

Spears, arrows vs. tear gas: Brazil's indigenous tribes clash with police over rights
Daily Sabah
"The coffins represent all the indigenous people from 305 ethic groups who have died over the years," said Marize de Oliveira, 58 a historian of the Guarani people. "The agricultural and evangelical lobby want to destroy our rights and turn Brazil into ...

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle

Brazil police, indigenous people clash in land rights protest
Deutsche Welle
Brazilian military police in front of Congress fired tear gas and rubber bullets at indigenous protesters, who responded with arrows and spears to end what started as a peaceful protest by indigenous peoples on Tuesday. Police said protesters were too ...
Brazilian police, indigenous tribes clash outside Congress - Yahoo7Yahoo7 News

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Amazonian protesters launch SPEARS and ARROWS at Brazilian riot police after being blasted with tear gas as they ...
Daily Mail
'The coffins represent all the indigenous people from 305 ethic groups who have died over the years,' said Marize de Oliveira, 58 a historian of the Guarani people. 'The agricultural and evangelical lobby want to destroy our rights and turn Brazil into ...

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Hindu

The Hindu

The riveting stories of this year's six Goldman prize winners
The Hindu
Rodrigo Tot, the indigenous leader in Guatemala's Agua Caliente, led his community to a landmark court decision that ordered the government to issue land titles to the Q'eqchi people and kept environmentally destructive nickel mining from expanding ...
Meet the winners of the 2017 Goldman Environmental PrizeMongabay.com
These 6 Activists Are Risking It All in the Name of Environmental JusticeOutside Magazine
Brave Goldman Prize Winners Defeat Greedy CorporationsEnvironment News Service

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source