Deadliest year for eco-defenders

Deadliest year for eco-defenders

For environmental defenders – from activists to indigenous leaders – 2016 was the deadliest year on record, writes Kelsi Farrington

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
'D12' day of action, Paris, France, 12 December 2015.

Why we should feel positive about Paris

Though the deal was a dud, this was no Copenhagen, argue Jess Worth and Danny Chivers.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015

Which way after Paris Agreement?

La Via Campesina’s agro-ecology and food sovereignty offers one possible path toward climate justice, writes Marienna Pope-Weidemann in part one of this two part series.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Clearing for a coal mine, central Kalimantan forest.

Coal’s hidden ‘double whammy’

Millions of hectares of forest are threatened by coal mining, warns Saskia Ozinga.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
‘Recognizing our rights to live in our forests is part of the solution to climate change’

‘Recognizing our rights to live in our forests is part of the solution to climate change’

Justin Kenrick meets with Sengwer community's Yator Kiptum and Milka Chepkorir about the meaning of climate justice.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Things are looking up for the yellow-tailed woolly monkey, thanks to its human neighbours.

Monkey puzzle solved

Jess Worth on flourishing primates in Peru.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
A Moken child eyes his lunch. The Mergui archipelago, where he lives, is rich in marine biodiversity. With 116 languages, Burma is also a language hotspot.

Of speech and species

Saving languages is good for the environment and for tackling poverty. Suzanne Romaine explains why.

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NI 473 - The politics of language loss - June, 2014
Azzam Alwash in the new flourishing marshlands.

Making waves: Azzam Alwash

Veronique Mistiaen meets the environmentalist who has breathed new life into Iraq’s Garden of Eden.

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NI 463 - Argentina's challenge - June, 2013
Indigenous organizations to sue Peru over Amazon gas project

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.

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NI 459 - The feral rich - January, 2013
Isa and John

Mapping Utopia

It’s time for John Jordan and Isa Fremeaux to turn their dream into reality.

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
Photo: Bill Ross / CORBIS

A stressed world

Extinction is forever. Can we stop the slide in bio-diversity?

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NI 425 - Where have all the Bees gone? - September, 2009
The indigenous peoples of Yasuní retain strong community values. They need to – under the shadow of military and oil company repression.

Yasuní – is this the way beyond petroleum?

Is Ecuador’s bold proposal not to exploit a billion barrels of oil in the Yasuní National Park a serious option for combating climate change? If so, the world is going to have to move fast, warns Vanessa Baird.

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NI 413 - Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil - July, 2008

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
The politics of language loss June, 2014
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
The feral rich January, 2013
Adapt or die April, 2012
Where have all the Bees gone? September, 2009
Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil July, 2008
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