Over the past nine years, the rate of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has dropped by 70 percent.
Articles: indigenous social movements (13)
What they “get” is a connection to land, the sense that one’s identity is rooted in a particular place that cannot be sold or exchanged for another.
IYFF:Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Initiative promotes community-based tribal food system development
The Muckleshoot Tribe, along with a number of other Puget Sound tribes in Washington, have established a Food Sovereignty Project that has launched about 50 local tribal food system projects within its two year premier.
In case you haven’t been able to keep up with all the details and implications of ever-spiralling global energy use, the financial risks are increasingly varied.
...the Zapatistas aren’t focused on accumulating wealth, but on living with dignity.
Despite extremely negative circumstances, the Basque People have been able to implement a significant process of positive socio-economic transformation. How was this achieved?
Over the past several centuries we have been violently dispossessed of most of our land to make room for settlement and resource development.
For the moment, the Wixáritari believe that they are winning the fight for the hearts and minds of Mexicans and that public opinion is turning against international mining companies.
In the face of rapid urban expansion and environmental degradation, the people of Usme, a periurban town of Bogotá, have mobilised to protect the local environment and strengthen community autonomy over the neighbourhood.
"We’re concerned about the future, we’re concerned about the Earth — seven generations hence — and the conduct of people," Oren says.