Biodiversity

Free, Prior and informed Consent for Land rights, Environmental protection and Human Rights Defense

Free, prior and informed consent FPIC can be understood as one of the main achievements of indigenous movements, overcoming the old mentality that considered indigenous peoples as unable to decide their own future. It’s common in international law. The standard is a critical component of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. …

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Forests guards (Rangers ) are accused of violating and abusing human rights of Indigenous community in and within Budongo Forest 

A resident of Karongo village in Masindi district told Ngetha Media Association for Peace that there are too many concerns regarding the manner in which the Budongo Forest guards/rangers are treating community members in and within the Forest. Community members are being denied access to forest resources. He claimed that for him being a disabled person …

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30% of the planet need to be protected by 2030.How can this be done???

  Photo credit: Ecologist At a time when the world is grappling with meeting the Paris Climate Agreement and trying to prevent the sixth mass extinction on Earth, an international team of scientists has published a way forward – a Global Deal for Nature. The science-backed plan, published in Science Advances, proposes ambitious targets for the …

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