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Climate Home

Climate Home

Violence spreads ahead of election in drought-hit Kenya
Climate Home
Manasseh Ole Matunge, a spokesperson for the Yaaku people, told Climate Home one of their members was recently shot and wounded in a dispute over forest land. Traditionally hunter-gatherers and bee-keepers, his tribe of around 4,000 people now keeps ...

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Wed, Jun 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Link TV

Link TV

Los Angeles' First Environmental Film Festival Free to the Public Launches July 29 at Hollywood's Iconic Egyptian ...
Link TV
“Sacred Water” examines the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation's resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline, which became worldwide news as the largest gathering of indigenous people in more than a century who came together to protect the area's water.

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Wed, Jun 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Politics of Death: Lawyers join battle over land in mineral-rich Indian state
Daily Mail
The rebels, who say they are fighting for the land rights and empowerment of indigenous people, accuse the government of plundering mineral resources while ignoring the villagers. Adivasis, or "original ... (Reporting by Rina Chandran @rinachandran ...

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Wed, Jun 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Thomson Reuters Foundation

It's time to stop ignoring conflict in efforts to build resilience
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Juanita Gonzalez, a climate change specialist with the Nature Conservancy, an environmental charity, said that in Colombia indigenous people were routinely displaced from their land by mining and agricultural companies, “leading them to fight with ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Council On Hemispheric Affairs

Council On Hemispheric Affairs

Climate Change and its Effect on Indigenous People
Council On Hemispheric Affairs
On May 22, Rosalina Ushaina died from malnutrition. In her short nine months of life, the little Wayuu girl became a victim of the social and economic inequality she was born into. This year alone, the Wayuu indigenous peoples' leadership has reported ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

CTV News

CTV News

Why Canada 150 celebrations aren't for everyone
CTV News
Murdoch and his fellow co-creators developed #Resistance150 as a way to inspire other indigenous people to reclaim what they lost during colonization. They also want to bring attention to the problems of climate change and resource extraction in Canada.

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Climate Home

Climate Home

Modi and Adani: the old friends laying waste to India's environment
Climate Home
How can the world believe him on climate change? (Image: Pixabay). By Aditi Roy Ghatak in ... Modi said India would go “above and beyond” the accord in the fight to stop climate change. On Monday, at a meeting with Trump at the White .... Greenpeace ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

News Deeply

News Deeply

Scorecard for Arctic Environmental Issues Draws Surprising Conclusions
News Deeply
Of the conservation actions that council members (eight nations and six international Indigenous peoples' organizations) agreed to accomplish between 2006 and 2016, fewer than half came with clear next steps for action. As an official observer to the ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Business Insider

Business Insider

Rising sea levels could cause the largest refugee crisis in history
Business Insider
For low-lying nation states like the Maldives, Tuvalu, the Marshall Islands, and Kiribati, it's not a question of if, but when. Keeping the world to two degrees Celsius of warming, the stated goal of the Paris Agreement on climate change, would still ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Politics of Death: Land conflict and murder go "hand in hand" in Brazil
Daily Mail
Conflicts between indigenous peoples and other land users are by no means unique to Brazil - similar disputes are common in Australia, Mexico, North America and other western countries. However, the scale of recent violence, along with the key role ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Waikato project to help people adapting to climate change
Voxy
A team of researchers at the University of Waikato has won a $270,000 research grant from the Deep South National Science Challenge to engage with a wide range of New Zealanders about how we can all better prepare for the future impacts of climate ...

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Mon, Jun 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Dominion Post

The Dominion Post

Nina Hall and Max Harris: NZ must speak out for Pacific on climate change
The Dominion Post
Nina Hall and Max Harris: NZ must speak out for Pacific on climate change ... Tuvalu and Kiribati are in a particularly precarious position: their low-lying islands are likely to face severe flooding as sea levels rise. The Prime Minister of Tuvalu ...

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Mon, Jun 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Yale Climate Connections

Yale Climate Connections

Three marches: How, why front-page coverage varied
Yale Climate Connections
President Trump's withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement dramatically changes the landscape for communicating climate change, disrupting the international accord but also unifying and energizing national and international opposition to ...

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Mon, Jun 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Toward an integrated food policy
The Chronicle Journal
For many indigenous people, malnourishment and limited access to clean water and traditional foods have reached extreme levels. At the same time, fishers, harvesters, farmers and food workers face the pressures of climate change coupled with seemingly ...

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Mon, Jun 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

waateanews.com

waateanews.com

Maori focus in climate change project
waateanews.com
Associate Professor Sandy Morrison, who is an expert on indigenous development issues, says the team is conscious of the strong interest that Maori have in debates about climate action and looking at environmental issues. While people need reliable, ...

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Mon, Jun 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source