Décembre 2010

Oil Palm Expansion: A New Threat to Palawan UNESCO Man and Bioshere Reserve

A field update from CEESP members in the the ALDAW Network (Ancestral Land/Domain Watch) In addition to the alarming expansion of nickel mining on Palawan island (already reported on previous CEESP NEWS releases) indigenous peoples are now being confronted with the threats posed by the expansion of oil palm plantations. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story
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This webzine focuses on four issues – biodiversity, climate change, peak oil and food security – and how they are interconnected.

Our World 2.0 - Webzine for Biodiversity, Climate Change

Brendan Barrett, CEC member and programme officer at the United Nations University, explains how the online magazine 'Our World 2.0' has evolved since its launch in 2008. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

Community-based Forest Governance Systems

CEESP member Kannar Kumar Siripurapu writes on the 'Foundations of Community Based Forest Governance Systems in Odisha'. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story
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Former TILCEPA Co-Chair, Jannie Lasmbang has role in landmark Malaysian Human Rights Commission

Kota Kinabalu: The Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) has decided to uphold indigenous education as the main activity under its Indigenous People's Rights Committee. Its Commissioner, Jannie Lasimbang, who disclosed this, said the activity will be implemented jointly with the commission's Human Rights Education and Promotion Working Group in Sabah, Sarawak and Peninsular Malaysia. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story
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CEC member and film director Samik Gupta with a wild caught Russell's viper during shooting of "The Sleepless Sentinel".

Nature India Informatics

CEC member Samik Gupta has prepared a report about natural resources and related government conservation programmes, seeking more active public participation. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

Grace Mwaura, IUCN Councillor

Grace Mwaura Wins Rhodes Scholarship

Grace Mwaura, IUCN Councillor and CEC member, will attend Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. …  

01 Dec 2010 | News story

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