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Parties to the Biodiversity Convention not ready to accept ‘indigenous peoples’

A disappointing outcome for indigenous peoples at the 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP11) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Hyderabad, India, 8-19 October 2012:  Parties failed to adopt a decision to update the CBD’s … Continue reading

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A brief introduction to Carbon Trading, Offsets and REDD

Do you keep hearing about REDD, REDD+, carbon trading and offsets and want to know more…in plain English? Here is a really helpful, brief introduction with some useful links from the Indigenous Environmental Network http://www.ienearth.org/carbontrading.html 

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