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The butterfly effect

Indigenous people aren't just atthe sharp end of climate change, they are pioneering the solutions. We shouldbe listening to them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Yasuní Green Gold Campaign and Book Launch Event

We are gathering an audience of experts, including governmentrepresentatives, and members from the academic, Ecuadorian and NGOcommunities, and supporters of the campaign to discuss the role the UKcan play in saving Yasuní.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Yasuní needs a better plan

Should we throw our weight behind President Correa's request that rich countries pay Ecuador not to exploit its oil? Not unreservedly, argues Georgie Donati from the Yasuní Green Gold campaign. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Tribal revival

Guess which country the Radio New Internationalist team is talking about today? Its indigenous people - still struggling for rights to their land and resources - often live in shanty communities overrepresented by the unemployed, drug addicted, and alcoholic. Fringe-dwellers, they die much earlier than non-indigenous people, and suffer a range of chronic health problems. Many non-indigenous people say that these folk need to be integrated into mainstream society, but the standard of education…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - First ever Radio NI broadcast

The first-ever Radio New Internationalist hits the airwaves with Timor Lestes (East Timors) First Lady - Kirsty Sword Gusmo- in the co-hosts chair. Married to President Xanana Gusmo and anactive campaigner for the people of the poorest country in Asia, sheillustrates the issues facing freedom fighters once they gainindependence..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A school of their own

Despite all the hardships, a school for indigenous children in the Philippines is a story of hope, courage and inspiration.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Violence and eviction

An indigenous community is evicted as disputes rage about land ownership in Argentina.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Indigenous Groups sound the REDD Alert

I'm currently writing an article for our forthcoming issue of the New Internationalistmagazine that looks at some of the potential dangers of relying oncarbon markets for preserving forests and biodiversity. The globalcarbon market is worth $64 billion but has yet to produce much in theway of reductions in emissions. It has however delivered huge profitsto some of the world's worst polluters who have been investing heavilyin carbon trading, offsets and 'environmental services'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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