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How community land rights can save our forests and climate

Blog entry by Fionuala Cregan | 21 March, 2017 1 comment

Almost exactly two years ago, the local communities of Mahan forest, in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, had plenty of reason to celebrate. On the eve of the International Day of Forests 2015, they received news that their...

Deni demarcation: Greenpeace and the Deni

Publication | 17 July, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace has been working with the Deni, a remote indigenous group in the Amazon, for the past four years aiming to protect their land and their which was under threat by loggers and other invasions.

Deni demarcation: 2001 - demarcation year

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

After 16 years of waiting the Deni decided to demarcate their own lands with the support of Greenpeace, CIMI and OPAN. Within a month the government offically recognised the Deni's right to their land and agreed to complete the demarcation.

Deni demarcation: WTK and the Deni

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace first made contact with the Deni in 1999 while investigating a land claim by Malaysian logging giant WTK. The land WTK had bought from an illegal landowner overlaped with a large area of Deni territory. This is when teh Deni decided it...

Deni demarcation: letter from the Deni to Funai

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

Letter from the Deni to the Brazilian government agency Funai which is in charge of all indigenous demarcations telling them the want the demaration of their lands to be completed.

Deni demarcation: facts and figures

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

This briefings contains facts and figures about the Deni, an indigenous group living in a remote area of the Brazilian Amazon who have finally had their lands demarcated after a 16 year wait.

How can we support sustainable development in Greenland?

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | 4 February, 2014 2 comments

In the small town of Aasiaat in Western Greenland, the sleigh dogs are becoming restless and fewer in numbers. Located on one of the many islands at the edge of the picturesque Disco Bay, the dogs have played an important role in...

Deni demarcation: introduction

Publication | 17 July, 2003 at 2:00

The Deni are an indigenous group living in a remote area of the Amazon rainforest. Their traditional lifestyle was under threat by logging and fishing, but after a long struggle supported by Greenpeace and other groups, the Deni lands have been...

Deni demarcation: Deni culture and history

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

As an indigenous group living in a remote area of the Amazon rainforest, their history and their culture is defined by the forest around them as they live in equalibrium with nature. But they have also had they share of contact with the outside...

Deni demarcation: the right to the land

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

This briefing explores the Brazilian law that gives all indigenous people the right to their traditional territories.

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