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2013-08-30 12:47:54

With governments, loggers, miners and palm oil producers poaching their lands with impunity, indigenous leaders from 17 countries gathered on a remote island in Sumatra this week to launch a global fight for their rights that will take advantage of powerful mapping tools combined with indigenous knowledge to mark traditional boundaries.

2013-05-27 23:02:50

Event Explores Applied Research Focused on Rhode Island Health Policy McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 The Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)

2013-05-20 23:03:22

International event includes research presentations from 25 countries around the world. McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 The

2013-05-09 23:02:30

Event explores applied research focused on Rhode Island Health Policy McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 As part of its 44th annual conference, the

2013-03-07 15:40:49

While African governments are moving gradually towards protecting the land rights of rural people and indigenous communities, they are moving quickly to give away community forests and other lands for development.

Rio+20 Summit Underway In Brazil
2012-06-21 13:40:25

The U.N. sustainable development summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil kicked off with U.N. head Ban Ki-moon warning that progress on resolving Earth issues is moving too slow.

2012-05-30 11:01:50

New research released today by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) shows that hundreds of millions of forest peoples in tropical nations have, in the last 20 years, quietly gained unprecedented legal rights to the land and resources owned under customary law.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.