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Slum in Bangkok,
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • poverty

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
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Housing along the canals in Bangkok.
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • Urban Development

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

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

Death of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres Underscores the Need for Environmental Democracy

  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Berta Cáceres works with the people of Rio Blanco to set up a road blockade in protest of a dam.
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
A woman collects firewood in India’s Western Ghats.
  • Gender
  • human rights

A New Global Goal: Doubling Community and Indigenous Land by 2020

  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
rice harvesting
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping

Putting Leonardo DiCaprio’s Words into Action: 3 Ways to Ensure Responsible Land and Resource Governance

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

Tackling Climate Change through Budget Transparency

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • human rights
Dry season bean production in drought-affected Nicaragua. Photo by Neil Palmer (CIAT)/Flickr.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • human rights
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Sustainable Transport: Building Equitable and Low-Carbon Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • COP21
  • public transit
  • human rights
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
BRT and bike lane
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • COP21
  • public transit
  • human rights
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety

Ensuring Adaptation Finance Accountability

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • human rights
Climate-smart agriculture in Kenya
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • human rights

LandMark: Protecting Indigenous and Community Lands by Making Them Visible

  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • poverty
Up to 65% of the world's land is held by Indigenous Peoples and communities. Photo by Jane Boles/Flickr
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • poverty

4 Real-World Challenges to Environmental Democracy

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Outdoor air pollution caused the deaths of 3.7 million people under the age of 60 worldwide in 2012. Photo by Leo Fung/Flickr.
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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The Pope, the Economy and the Case for Climate Action

  • Economics
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
Pope Francis issues his long awaited Encyclical on Climate Change this week. Photo by Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty

Why Are Environmental Rights So Hard to Assess?

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Environmental democracy means that citizens have rights to information, public participation and justice. Photo by Annette Berhardt/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

Environmental Democracy: An Essential Right for the 21st Century

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Phnom Penh's air pollution is so serious it may be damaging historic sites, yet there is no air quality information available to the public online. Photo by Allie Caulfield/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

A New Way to Measure Environmental Rights Around the World

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh handle asbestos and other dangerous materials. Photo by Adam Cohn/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset