Alex Kirby, Climate News
4/28/16
The world’s tropical forests are a key part of slowing climate change, and ensuring indigenous peoples have land rights is essential to protecting them, US-based researchers say...
Peer Muhammad, Climate News
3/28/16
The culture, rituals and existence of the small Kalash community —living in three remote valleys of Chitral district in the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountain range in northwest ...
Amazon River Oxbow
Steve Russell
8/24/15
We call it the European Invasion but modern academics have a more anodyne term, “Columbian Encounter.” Whatever you call it, the civilizations invaded or encountered left physical ...
Barbara Fraser
3/4/15
Kneeling in a small clearing amid tropical trees, Baldemar Mazaro skillfully arranges a circle of sticks and a noose of cord in the community of San Miguel de Bala...
Barbara Fraser
2/19/15
Indigenous communities claim—and scientific evidence increasingly shows—that indigenous forested territories are as well protected as, or better protected than, government-designat...
Terri Hansen
2/5/14
Agro-industrial development is putting intense pressure on the Chaco woodlands of Bolivia, Argentina, and especially, Paraguay...
Rick Kearns
12/26/13
The indigenous people of Brazil known as the Xavante are reducing deforestation through controlled burning in their hunting rituals; that is the finding of a study conducted by the...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/11/13
In August 2012, after weeks of direct action by ABL members protesting Resolute Forest Products' logging activities on their territory, the Quebec government agreed to a major conc...
Dominique Godrèche
1/27/13
Chief Raoni Metuktire recognized by his labret, an ornamental disk worn by warriors on their lower lip showing they are ready to die for their land, has become synonymous with the ...
ICTMN Staff
8/24/12
Two recently published studies delve into what caused the collapse of the Mayan empire, a question many archaeologists have tried answering...

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