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Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Are the World’s Secret Weapon in Curbing Climate Change

  • COP22
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Brazilian state of Acre
  • COP22
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

Transformational Shifts to Protect Global Commons

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • COP22
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Beach in Florida
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • COP22
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals

Habitat III: Milestone for the World’s Cities or Business as Usual?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Quito and clouds
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals

Protecting Indigenous Land Rights Makes Good Economic Sense

  • deforestation
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
River in Colombia
  • deforestation
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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World Resources Report: Towards a More Equal City - Framing Opportunities and Challenges

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development
Kite seller in Surat
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development

3 Reasons Property Rights Are Essential for Healthy Ecosystems

  • Freshwater
  • conservation
  • land rights
Filipino farmers plowing rice field with carabao
  • Freshwater
  • conservation
  • land rights

Manish Bapna Discusses Priorities for Open Government Partnership at UN General Assembly

  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
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Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN Habitat, at preparatory meeting for Habitat III in Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development

Indigenous Peoples and Communities Face Growing Barriers to Land Ownership

  • human rights
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Indigenous community in Peru
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

Will the G20 Spur Post-Paris Climate Action? 3 Signs to Look For

  • Climate
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
Hangzhou, China
  • Climate
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement

Indigenous Land Rights: How Far Have We Come and How Far Do We Have to Go?

  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Indigenous People in Peru
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Farmer from rural Kenya working on her land
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change

Why Are Women Left Out of Land Decisions, Despite Gender Equity Laws?

  • Equity & Governance
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
Indigenous women, Philippines
  • Equity & Governance
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights

Cutting Your Corporate Carbon Footprint? Why You Should Use Science-Based Targets

  • Climate
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate science
Renewable energy can help companies reach carbon-cutting goals. Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/92688599@N00/2302264331/">Wavy1</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate science

6 Ways to Bring Land Expropriation Laws Up to International Standards

  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

4 Big Reasons Why Land Rights Matter

  • Paris Agreement
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
A farmer in Babati, Tanzania.
  • Paris Agreement
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

Environmental Justice and Democracy Failures at the Heart of Flint’s Water Crisis

  • Equity & Governance
  • Freshwater
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Water plant in Flint, Mich.
  • Equity & Governance
  • Freshwater
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

Strengthening Indigenous Land Rights: 3 Challenges to “Free, Prior and Informed Consent”

  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Pack horse
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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Restoring Africa’s Degraded Lands by Improving Farmers’ Rights

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Restoration at work on Ethiopia’s steep slopes
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

3 Reasons Why Community Land Rights Are Not Legally Secure in Many Countries

  • human rights
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Isangi people on the Congo river
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities