Monthly Archives: December 2012

Exposing REDD The False Climate Solution

“Before you can trade anything as a commodity, you have to determine who owns it”, Tom Goldtooth, Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network  Advertisements

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Pulsating Heart of Nature: How to Ensure Our Collective Bioculturally Resilient Future

The remarkable variety of life’s interdependent phenomena and processes — what we call ‘diversity’ — is being eroded by the modern forces of homogenization. The rich tapestry — woven from a countless multitude of mutually reinforcing strands of biological, cultural … Continue reading

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Mega Poster celebration at CBD COP-11

The Consortium, Kalpavriksh, and Natural Justice compiled a poster entitled “Stewards of Diversity: Recognising and Supporting Territories and Areas Conserved by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities” for the COP11 “Mega-Poster Celebration”. The poster event was supported by JICA, GIZ and … Continue reading

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Colloquium on the Role of ICCAs in Achieving the Aichi Targets, at CBD COP-11

A full day Colloquium was organised at the CBD COP11 in Hyderabad, India, on the Role of Indigenous Peoples and Local Community Conserved Territories and Areas in Achieving the Aichi Targets. The colloquium agenda was framed around the key lessons … Continue reading

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UN Declaration On The Rights Of Indigenous Peoples On Customary Laws

Indigenous Peoples have the right to maintain and strengthen their own political, legal, social and cultural Institutions while retaining their right to fully participate in those institutions of the state – Article 5 Indigenous Peoples have the right to practise … Continue reading

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