Strength from perpetual grief: How Aboriginal people experience the bushfire crisis
Any bushfire recovery policy must be culturally sensitive to the aboriginal people
आदिवासियों के सवालों पर चुप्पी क्यों?
पूरी दुनिया में मूलवासियों/आदिवासियों की कुल जनसंख्या लगभग 48 करोड़ है, जिसका लगभग 22 फीसदी आदिवासी समाज भारत देश में रहता है
People on Vanuatu’s Malekula Island speak more than 30 indigenous languages. Here’s why we must record them
Vanuatu has been described as the world’s “densest linguistic landscape”, with as many as 145 languages spoken by a population …
Will insects become an integral part of our diet again?
Tribal communities in 10 Indian states consume 303 insect species
Japan’s new policy on the Ainu is misleading
Though Japan recognised them as an indigenous people in 2008, the New Ainu Policy Bill represents a continuation of the nation’s …
Indigenous peoples’ health needs special attention: UN
A report blames political marginalisation and loss of autonomy for the deteriorating health condition of indigenous people
Indigenous leaders flags Bolsonaro's team for UN talks
Its an attempt to provide legitimacy to the controversial policies of the government that caused much harm to the environment, especially the Amazon
EU conference tomorrow to give voice to indigenous people on protected areas
Comes against push by European Union, United Nations to turn 30% of world’s surface by 2030 into protected areas, which can make indigenous …
Canada apologises to First Nations band after 154 years
Premier Justin Trudeau delivered an apology in the Canadian Lower House of Parliament to chiefs of the Tsilhqot’in Nation for atrocities …
Apologies for yesterday’s crimes: Spain and its Conquistadors
Mexico recently asked Spain to apologise for Hernan Cortes’ Conquista. Are apologies to the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere overdue?
आदिवासियों पर ऐतिहासिक अन्यायों के अर्थ और अनर्थ
विश्व आदिवासी दिवस के मौके पर भारत में आदिवासियों के साथ हो रहे अन्याय पर विशेष आलेख
स्वदेशी और स्थानीय ज्ञान प्रणालियों के नुकसान के होंगे हानिकारक प्रभाव: वैज्ञानिक
स्वदेशी लोगों और स्थानीय समुदायों की ज्ञान प्रणाली और प्रथाएं हमारी धरती की जैविक और सांस्कृतिक विविधता की रक्षा करने में अहम भूमिका निभाती ...
Give indigenous people their rights to tackle climate change: Archana Soreng
The youth advisor to the UN Secretary-General speaks on nature-based solutions at Joe Biden’s virtual climate summit, but says this won't …
The deshi cow milk jinx
Our wealth of indigenous cattle breeds have failed to benefit those who are conserving them – the poor farmers, herders and nomadic …
अंग्रेजों ने बर्बाद कर दी तालाबों के रखरखाव की व्यवस्था
कुडिमरमथ एक ऐसी व्यवस्था थी जिसमें तालाबों के रखरखाव के लिए श्रमदान किया जाता था, लेकिन अंग्रेजों की नीतियों ने यह व्यवस्था बर्बाद कर ...
Forests under indigenous people more protected, says new report
Indigenous and tribal peoples play vital roles in global and regional climate action and in fighting poverty
“तटीय भाषाएं चुका रही हैं परिवर्तन की कीमत”
भाषाविद गणेश देवी ने ऐसे अनूठे भाषा सर्वेक्षण का नया खंड प्रकाशित किया है, जो भूगोल और लोगों के स्थानीय दावों पर आधारित है।
'Most countries don’t want to recognise indigenous people as people'
Mohammed Taghi Farvar, former director of Avicenna University in Iran, is a well-known ecologist and social scientist. At present, he is the …
Nature better off with indigenous people, indicates global report
The findings of the first-ever Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services are important in the light of the ongoing Supreme …
Agroforestry boosts rice and biodiversity in India
In West Bengal, the adoption of useful trees into paddy fields has boosted crop yields and crop diversity, and has also sparked a movement that …
The fall of the Aztecs: What lessons does it offer 500 years down the line
Down To Earth talks to historian Camilla Townsend about what the Spanish Conquest of the Aztecs means, especially to indigenous people in Mexico …
'Belgium does owe reparations to the Congo'
Down To Earth talks to American historian, Adam Hochschild about his book on King Leopold of Belgium whose reign is responsible for the deaths of …
Why the WWF’s ‘Fortress Conservation’ model is ethically wrong
As India gets ready for the July 24 Supreme Court verdict on possible eviction of its forest-dwelling communities in response to conservationists&…
We lose an indigenous plant variety every 24 minutes
Lack of market pushes farmers away from local crops, say experts at Bhubaneswar food sovereignty meet
Why farmers in Uttarakhand prefer indigenous seeds over hybrids
In Uttarakhand, farmers are slowly shifting away from hybrid seeds to traditional varieties. They find the traditional seeds better …