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Indigenous peoples control one-quarter of world’s land surface

A new study reinforces the growing body of research showing that recognising the land rights of indigenous peoples can greatly benefit conservation efforts.
from Mongabay on Jul 18, 2018.
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South African land expropriation key to Mandela's vision, says Ramaphosa

Land expropriation without compensation is a key programme in achieving the vision of a free South Africa, according to President Cyril Ramaphosa.
from News24 on Jul 19, 2018.

Report finds 'reasonable grounds' for genocide charges in Myanmar

Planned crimes against Rohingya constitute genocide and crimes against humanity, says a report that identifies 22 Myanmar officers who should be criminally investigated.
from Fortify Rights on Jul 19, 2018.

Nigeria unveils name and logo of new national airline

The Nigerian government has launched a new national carrier, Nigeria Air, replacing the collapsed Air Nigeria.
from newsafrica on Jul 19, 2018.

Confinement, violence and chaos reported in Moria refugee camp

Greece's Moria refugee camp is descending into chaos, swith more than 8,000 men, women and children trapped on the island, warns MSF.
from MSF on Jul 18, 2018.
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Next generation of Chagos exiles resists deportation

First they were evicted by Britain from their island home. Now the descendants of the Chagossians are facing deportation from the same country that made them exiles.
from New Internationalist on Jul 18, 2018.

How cocoa farming can preserve forests and peace in Colombia

Sustainable cocoa farming offers a viable alternative to Colombia's violent coca trade, among other benefits.
from World Resources Institute on Jul 18, 2018.
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Sichuan tears down illegal hydro plant that threatened Heritage Site

Environmentalists and community activists in China’s Sichuan province are celebrating the demolition of an illegal hydropower station inside a protected World Heritage Site.
from International Rivers on Jul 16, 2018.
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