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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
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  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
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  • Environmental Rights
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  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
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Indigenous peoples surveying a forested landscape
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INFOGRAPHIC: Experience the Unequal Ways Communities and Companies Get Land Rights

  • deforestation
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  • deforestation
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Logging, Mining, And Agricultural Concessions Data Transparency: A Survey Of 14 Forested Countries

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  • Access Initiative
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ADVISORY: New Online Platform on Indigenous and Community Territories to Help Secure Land Rights Worldwide

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  • maps
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To Achieve New Climate Targets, Countries Should Look to Community Forests

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Research shows that communities can be good protectors of forests. Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
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ADVISORY: Launch of New Online Index to Measure Environmental Democracy

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What Does Environmental Democracy Look Like?

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Eight years ago, developers proposed a five-dam project on the Baker and Pascua Rivers in Patagonia, Chile. While they projected that the hydropower would produce 2,750 megawatts of power, the project would also flood 23 square miles of wilderness, jeopardizing the environment, local culture, and tourism of the region. Photo Credit: International Rivers/Flickr
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Infographic: Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change

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  • Forests
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  • indigenous people
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  • Climate
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RELEASE: Strengthening Community Forest Rights is Critical Tool to Fight Climate Change, Says Major New Report

  • Forests
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  • Forests
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UNEP’s New Access to Information Policy Falls Short of True Transparency

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UNEP describes itself as “the voice for the environment within the United Nations system…acting as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment.” Photo Credit: UN/Flickr
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  • access to information
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