Contents with tag: indigenous peoples

22 Feb 2019
From the Wet’suwet’en to West Papuans: Continuing indigenous peoples’ struggles

Indigenous peoples from around the world continue their strong assertions of their right to self-determination as the first months of 2019 march on.

15 Nov 2017
Some strides made, but many hurdles still at the ‘Island COP’

While the overall picture is far from ideal, there have been some signals that allow for a bit of optimism, especially as there is a need for urgent and immediate measures to ease the burden of climate impacts.

20 Sep 2016
2015: The Deadliest Year for Environmental Activism Worldwide

The number of environmental activists being killed worldwide has been increasing over the years. In 2015, 185 deaths--the highest in history--were recorded from 16 different countries. 40% of these environmental activists were members of indigenous groups and 42 of the 185 are protest-related deaths.

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