Monthly Archives: February 2014

The success story of KRAPAVIS: Sacred Forests and Rainwater Harvesting in Rajasthan, India

This Story of KRAPAVIS shows the potential of eco-tipping points as points of departure for success stories. Read more here: http://ecotippingpoints.org/our-stories/indepth/india-rajasthan-rainwater-harvest-restoration-groundwater-johad.html#krapavis Contact:  Aman Singh KRAPAVIS (Krishi Avam Paristhitiki Vikas Sansthan) – Member of the ICCA Consortium Email: krapavis_oran@rediffmail.com Advertisements

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Judges travel to the Amazon for public hearing on Yaigoje Apaporis and gold mining

Posted by Fiona, the Gaia Foundation, 4th February 2014 Three members of the Constitutional Court have made an unprecedented trip to the heart of the Amazon forest, to settle a three-year legal battle on the future of Colombia’s third largest … Continue reading

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Violations of the rights to juridical personality and collective property of indigenous peoples highlighted by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

February 4, 2014 Washington, D.C.—The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) filed an application with the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in Case No. 12.639, Kaliña and Lokono Peoples v. Suriname. The facts of this case involve a series of … Continue reading

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