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Indigenous Communities are at the Heart of Conserving Biodiversity and Protecting Mother Earth

21 Apr, 2017

A photo essay by our member PACOS Trust, Malaysia. On Earth Day, this photo essay celebrates the beautiful interdependence between indigenous communities and nature. It shows various indigenous communities from Malaysia and some of their customary practices that reveal their strong role in biodiversity conservation. Strengthening Indigenous Peoples’ rights over their territories, and supporting their traditional community conservation practices are fundamental for protecting Mother Earth. Read the original article here

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Bioenergy Burns Forests

21 Mar, 2017

March 20, 2017: The UNFAO’s “Forests and Energy” theme for this year’s International Day of Forests on March 21 misleadingly promotes bioenergy from burning wood from forests as well as…

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