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NZ land and water gains legal rights as a citizen

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It kind of seems like a no-brainer and many first-nations cultures believe this in their theoretic core, but in New Zealand the land now has legal rights as an individual citizen (now if only we could get corporations on this docket… a stretch I know). 98 more words

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National: Head of Special Economic Zones Appointed

Map of zones affected by SEZ. Photo: @EDUCA Oaxaca

On July 8, “while public attention was focused on the teachers’ problem and its political and social consequences, Enrique Peña Nieto openly confirmed the intention to privatize much of the ‘backward’ south on appointing Gerardo Gutierrez Candiani head of the Federal Authority for the Development of Special Economic zones (AFDZEE).” 291 more words


Stop titling land under customary tenure

The push for registration and titling of land, especially so that which is under customary tenure, is contributing to the problem – absentee landlords are beginning to emerge in areas in Uganda whose lands are traditionally under customary tenure, where the concept of absentee landlords was alien. 433 more words


Liberia - Land Rights Concern

Analysts suggest that the decision not to uphold the Land Rights Act could spark a return to civil war in the country.

The draft Land Rights Act… 640 more words

U.N.-REDD program criticized for negative impact on Indigenous communities

U.N.-REDD program criticized for negative impact on Indigenous communities – Record

REDD (Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) is a U.N. program which uses financial incentives to encourage governments and companies in developing countries to offset their CO2 emissions, significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and conserve trees whilst respecting the interests of all stakeholders.

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Keepers of the Coast -Trailer via Warrior Publications

by Aaron Heidt, Vimeo, June 2016

Keepers of the Coast takes a close look at how the Kitasoo/Xai’Xais, Heiltsuk, Nuxalk, and Wuikinuxv Nations are stewarding our marine territories. 111 more words