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Giving indigenous people legal rights to their land is one of the most cost-effective ways to protect South America’s endangered…The cheapest way to save rainforest?
5.2 million hectares of land in Papua New Guinea has been handed over to loggers. In 1996 the government developed…The illegal land grab in Papua New Guinea
Three engineers working on the construction of the Belo Monte dam are being held hostage by indigenous tribes.Three engineers held hostage over Belo Monte dam
A new report accuses the World Bank’s forest climate fund of sidelining indigenous peoples’ rights and failing to protect forests…Forest Peoples Programme Criticises World Bank