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Nicaragua’s Grand Canal: more questions than answers

Concerns are riding high about the adverse effect of the planned waterway on local communities and wildlife, reports Emily Schechter.

Filed in: Conservation Nicaragua Water

Cambodia’s anteater shines the spotlight on conservation

The scaly pangolin is inspiring communities to work together for its survival, reports Nidhi Dutt. 

Filed in: Animals Conservation Forests

Indigenous Kenyans evicted in the name of ‘conservation’

Matthew Newsome exposes a government scheme to rob the Sengwer people of their forest home.

Filed in: Conservation Forests Indigenous Peoples Kenya

Bats: not just pests

As the British parliament debates the damage bats cause in churches, Dawn Starin argues that it’s time to revise the ‘creepy’ animal’s reputation – before it’s too late.

Filed in: Animals Conservation

Britain’s shame: evicted islanders lose in court

The latest legal decision against the Chagossians, kicked off their homeland to make way for a US base, continues a regretful history, says Nick Harvey.

Filed in: Chagos Conservation Environment Human Rights Mauritius Politics United Kingdom United States

The West’s hypocrisy on whaling

An individual mammal’s moral worth has nothing to do with whether or not its species is endangered, writes Chris Grezo.

Filed in: Animals Conservation

Indigenous organizations to sue Peru over Amazon gas project

David Hill reports on the legal move to protect isolated indigenous peoples at risk of ‘extermination’ by the country’s biggest ever hydrocarbons project.

Filed in: Conservation Human Rights Peru

The battle for Notre-Dame-des-Landes

A French airport project has attracted the resistance of thousands. This supporter says it is direct democracy in action.

Filed in: Activism Conservation Environment France Transport

Rio minus the principles

Reflecting on the Rio+20 Earth Summit, Nnimmo Bassey fears the gains of 1992 are slipping through our fingers.

Filed in: Climate Change Conservation Sustainability

Sustainability resides in solidarity

As the Rio+20 Earth Summit winds up, Nnimmo Bassey argues we must listen to those experiencing the impacts of environmental crises, not big businesses.

Filed in: Climate Change Conservation

Murder won't stop the fight for Cambodia's forests

The killing of activist Chut Wutty by the military on April 26 must not be swept under the carpet, says Fran Lambrick.

Filed in: Cambodia Conservation Forests

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