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Indigenous Brazilians demand justice as 3 killed in escalating violence

Indigenous groups in Brazil are demanding justice after a spate of killings allegedly linked to land disputes left three people dead and two injured in the space of just two days, and raised concerns about escalating violence against native peoples throughout the country.

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Biden creates an Arctic ambassador

Biden creates an Arctic ambassador

As climate change warms the Arctic — and Russia and China advance their claims — the region has become embroiled in geopolitics.
Was a British journalist the latest victim of Bolsonaro's war on the Amazon?

Was a British journalist the latest victim of Bolsonaro's war on the Amazon?

The disappearance of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira, and the Brazilian government’s inadequate response, are part and parcel of President Jair Bolsonaro’s unwillingness to confront the catastrophic environmental damage underway in the Amazon.

Podcast: Indigenous, ingenious and sustainable aquaculture from the distant past to today
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Podcast: Indigenous, ingenious and sustainable aquaculture from the distant past to today

On this episode we discuss Indigenous peoples’ long relationship with — and stewardship of — marine environments through the lens of aquaculture. Listen here: Coastal cultures have often enjoyed abundant lifestyles thanks to the wide array of food, fiber, and other useful resources provided by the world’s seas, sounds, estuaries and oceans. Indigenous peoples have […]
Indigenous Papuans’ victory over palm oil firm is shaky
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State neglect means Indigenous Papuans’ victory over palm oil firm is shaky

Without this official recognition from the central government, the forest can still be licensed out for agriculture, activists point out.

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“The forest is sick and losing its carbon-sequestration capacity”
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“The forest is sick and losing its carbon-sequestration capacity”

A researcher at the INPE Center of Land System Science, Antonio Donato Nobre, describes the state of degradation threatening the future of the Amazon rainforest in an exclusive interview with Mongabay.
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