The return of fortress conservation: REDD and the green land grab in the Peruvian Amazon
I remember when the park guards first came to our village. They called a meeting and said ‘get your things together and pack your bags, don’t make any new farms and we will see where you can be resettled’.
IDB, CI-Guyana sign US$1.6M deal for LCDS implementation
THE Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Conservation International-Guyana (CI-Guyana) signed an agreement yesterday, to begin a project that will test models for implementation of this country’s Low Carbon Development S
Are conservation projects succeeding in the Lower Mekong Basin?
For thousands of years, the people living on the banks of the Mekong river have been paddling through its often treacherous waters in wooden cargo boats laden with all manner of freshly grown produce, ready for trade.
Conservation and Military Objectives Met Through Land Acquisition
JACKSONVILLE, Fla, USA, Sep 5, 2012 - Georgia Land Trust (GLT) was awarded a grant from the Department of Defense (DOD), as part of the Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative (REPI), to purchase 5,500 acres from Rayonier Forest Reso
Free, prior and informed consent in REDD+, by Isilda Nhantumbo
“The government took our forest land to create a forest reserve and the same government confiscated our land for planting trees. All that is left is unproductive savannah,” said a community representative speaking during a meeting in the Democratic Republic of Congo.