#indigenous Berita

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The world's tropical forests are vital to human life and are a critical bulwark against climate change but they are under threat.
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Report by environmental groups says top banks are 'greenwashing' oil and gas financing in Amazon, urges end to such investments.
Knasaimos Peoples receive decree of land rights
The Knasaimos peoples of the South Sorong Regency in Papua have been granted legal land rights over their indigenous lands. However, enforcing these rights remains challenging, with a lack of political will by the Indonesian government to enact the draft law on Indigenous peoples, and persistent targeting of merbau timber by loggers.
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Reviving the traditional practice could protect pastureland ecosystems in the Himalayas from destructive climate change-driven wildfires.
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#indigenous Opini

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The outgoing Widodo administration neglected Indigenous land rights in favour of development. The incoming Prabowo administration needs to resolve this issue before such abuse becomes even more widespread.
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Human health relies on healthy ecosystems, but these are under threat. Securing the right to live in a healthy environment is crucial for all.
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To restore Earth’s stability, governments must recognise the need to respect the nine planetary boundaries. This requires a steadfast commitment to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions and protecting biodiversity and water resources.
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What role can technology play in Indigenous land conservation around the world?
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#indigenous Video

Brookes Point human barricade
Video footage appears to show protestors, who were demonstrating against mining operations, being dragged away by police near Ipilan Nickel Mine in Brooke’s Point, Palawan. Mining insiders are calling for maximum tolerance in similar standoffs.
Residents fight police
Mining operations at Altai Philippines Mining Corporation have been suspended for now, after week-long protests from locals of Sibuyan Island in Romblon, who claimed the extraction of nickel ore will disrupt the island’s intact ecosystems.
Apai, customary chief, Dayak Iban tribe
Around the world, indigenous people have historically suffered from abuse and rights violations, despite being critical to forest conservation. This tribe in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, just won rights over its land after a 40-year struggle. Are governments waking up to the reality that indigenous groups could lead the battle against climate change?
The family is the most important thing to Dayak council chief Florianus Tihai
Studio EB The indigenous Dayak people of Kalimantan, Indonesia are working with an agribusiness giant to retain their time-honoured customs and practices while expanding the local economy.
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#indigenous Podcasts

IP Tebtebba
In celebration of Indigenous Peoples' month in the Philippines, the former United Nations special rapporteur tells the Eco-Business Podcast about her lifelong work to empower communities in Asia’s most dangerous country for environmental defenders.
Apa Kata Wanita Orang Asli EB podcast
The stories of Malaysia’s indigenous tribes are now being captured through the fresh lenses of young female filmmakers. In this bilingual podcast recorded in English and Bahasa Melayu, they tell Eco-Business why they've picked up the camera.
Palm oil farmers working with Natural Habitats
Some environmentalists would argue that there's no such thing as sustainably grown palm oil, because of the crops links to deforestation and human rights abuses. Eco-Business spoke to Monique van Wijnbergen about how palm can be done right.
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