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Communities in Asia and least developed countries that contribute least to climate change are among those 15 times more likely to die from natural disasters, said the IPCC in the final part of its sixth assessment report.
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Just one river is due to have 36 hydropower projects, with local people saying the impacts of tunnelling the mountainside are already forcing them to leave their homes.
Indigenous peoples workers in Rio Tuba Mining Corp
Efforts by the industry to make improvements are not well-publicised, while the reporting of 'unfortunate' incidents skews the views of the public, says Bunye, who is also a member of the legal committee of the Philippines' Chamber of Mines, in the wake of anti-mining protests in the archipelago.
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Indonesia’s plan to build its new capital city on an expiring logging concession in eastern Borneo has sparked concerns among environmental and human rights observers about the larger eco-social impacts to the rest of the island.
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#indigenous Opinion

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Not everyone is happy with the COP15 agreement to protect nature. Thankfully, research has revealed a lot about the best ways to revive and strengthen biodiversity.
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Indigenous knowledge has helped guide Pacific Islanders’ resilience and adaptation to changing climates for centuries, but it is still often overlooked.
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Climate-resilient agricultural knowledge has always been there among Indigenous groups, we just need to learn from them.
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The Brazilian general elections are scheduled to be held in October this year. With deforestation in the Amazon increasing and the country's environmental agenda decimated, civil society needs to be mobilised to fight for climate justice.

Food & Agriculture

Nature can't wait

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#indigenous Videos

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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
EB Studio 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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Worldwide, 100 million families are stuck in a cycle of poverty and disease because of the lack of access to clean water. What would it take to slake humanity's thirst for water in a sustainable way?
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#indigenous Podcasts

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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