December 2010

20 Dec Indigenous Rights Endorsed (UNPO)

The United States announced their endorsement of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples three years into its adoption. With the U.S. having been the last of four hesitant members to support the Declaration, it is now fully endorsed by the UN. Below is...

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13 Dec Indigenous Forest Carbon Fund Launched (Cool Earth)

Around 1300 members of Brazil's Suruí Amazon nation have launched the first ever indigenous forest carbon fund at this month's annual UN Climate Change Summit meeting in Mexico. The project evolved from an initial contact between Almir Narayamoga, a young Suruí leader. And Forest Trends, a...

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