indigenous peoples

Regenerative Agriculture 101: Everything You Need to Know

Regenerative Agriculture 101: Everything You Need to Know

Quick Key Facts In regenerative agriculture, the physical, biological and chemical integrity of the soil is preserved through minimal disturbance. Indigenous cultures maintain and have maintained a regenerative relationship with their natural environments, including the soil, for thousands of years. Regenerative farming helps build healthy soil and increases plant diversity. Through regenerative agricultural practices like […]

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    Brazil’s Election Heads Into Second Round With High Stakes for Amazon Rainforest, World Climate

    Brazil’s Election Heads Into Second Round With High Stakes for Amazon Rainforest, World Climate

    Brazil’s tense presidential election has gone into a runoff that will take place on October 30, 2022. Environmentalists and experts globally are concerned about the Amazon rainforest should the far-right current president Jair Bolsonaro win re-election against Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva, a left-wing candidate and former president of Brazil. According to Bloomberg, Lula received […]

    Nearly 2,000 Environmental Defenders Killed in Last 10 Years

    Nearly 2,000 Environmental Defenders Killed in Last 10 Years

    At a rate of every other day for the past 10 years, an environmental defender has lost their life protecting their home. That’s one sobering statistic from the latest Global Witness report “Decade of Defiance: Ten Years of Reporting Land and Environmental Activism Worldwide.” For every year since 2012, the environmental and human rights organization […]

    Australia Failed to Protect Torres Strait Islanders From Climate Change, Violating Their Rights, UN Says

    Australia Failed to Protect Torres Strait Islanders From Climate Change, Violating Their Rights, UN Says

    In a landmark ruling, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee has found that the Australian government failed to take timely and adequate measures to protect Indigenous Torres Strait Islanders against the adverse impacts of climate change and, by doing so, violated their rights. The Committee found the government had “violated their rights to enjoy […]

    Major Tech and Car Companies May Be Using ‘Blood Gold’ Mined Illegally From the Amazon Rainforest

    Major Tech and Car Companies May Be Using ‘Blood Gold’ Mined Illegally From the Amazon Rainforest

    Your iPhone may contain gold linked to the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.  A new report from Amazon Watch and the Association of Brazil’s Indigenous Peoples (APIB) published Monday reveals that the gold used by major tech and car companies including Apple, Tesla, Samsung, Microsoft, Intel, Sony, Volkswagen, Ford and General Motors could have been […]