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Photo essay: Respect rights over land and forest resources, and community conservation can cool the planet!

5 Dec, 2018

By Global Forest Coalition As world leaders gather in Katowice, Poland, to discuss how to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, we present this photo essay showcasing the conservation efforts and struggles of forest and pastoralist communities in three biologically and culturally diverse regions in India. These are the Gond tribe in the Tadoba Andhari National Park and Tiger Reserve in central India, the Rabhas in the north-eastern forests of Buxa-Chilpata, and the pastoralist communities of the Banni Grasslands, …

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Forest Cover 52 – The Burning Issue

21 Mar, 2017

Welcome to Forest Cover No. 52, the Global Forest Coalition newsletter that provides a space for Southern and Northern environmental justice activists to present their views on international forest-related policies.…

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Our land is worth more than carbon

15 Nov, 2016

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The Paris Agreement required the 196 Parties to the UN Climate Convention to limit temperature increases to 2° or 1.5°C below preindustrial levels. While COP21 benefitted from a high degree…

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COP 21: Victorious Corporations

14 Dec, 2015

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By Miguel Lovera* Negotiations to solve climate change started 23 years ago. Ever since then, a trend towards commercializing the problems and the solutions started to be identifiable. More and…

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