Indigenous peoples around the world will bear the brunt of climate change – but they are also armed with the traditional knowledge to survive its effects.
A two-day training workshop was conducted in mid-December 2007 for government officials at the Vietnamese Institute for Human Rights (VIHR) to address the issue of environment in relation to health and human rights.
Sudmeier-Rieux, Karen, ed. ; Masundire, Hillary, ed. ; Rizvi, Ali, ed. ; Rietbergen, Simon, ed. IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management ; International Water Management Institute ; CARE International
IUCN has just produced a report called Indigenous and Traditional Peoples and Climate Change, to be released on 14 March 2008. Using as a reference the map Indigenous and Traditional Peoples of the World and the Global 200 Ecoregions, published by WWF in 2000...
The highest spiritual authority of the Orthodox Church of the World, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, has praised participants of an IUCN Workshop on the Protection of Sacred Lands being held in Ouranoupolis, Greece.
New report on the economics of nomadism reveals importance of this traditional lifestyle to the income of developing countries and international trade