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Defend Russian Indigenous Peoples' rights

Action | 15 November, 2012 at 11:36

An Urgent Call to President Putin to defend the rights of the Indigenous Peoples of Russia. You can hep!

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A beacon of hope in the Arctic Council's shadow

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | 15 May, 2013

I’m here in a city called Kiruna in the northern part of Sweden, just inside the Arctic Circle. It is a small city with less than 20,000 inhabitants and in the foggy scenery, one thing stands out: The worlds’ largest underground iron...

Cattle industry giants unite in banning Amazon destruction

Press release | 5 October, 2009 at 0:00

In a major step forward for climate protection, today four of the largest players in the global cattle industry - JBS-Friboi, Bertin, Minerva and Marfrig – joined forces to ban the purchase of cattle from newly deforested areas of the Brazilian...

Deni demarcation: introduction

Publication | 17 July, 2003 at 0:00

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: Greenpeace and the Deni

Publication | 17 July, 2003 at 0:00

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: Deni culture and history

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 0:00

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: WTK and the Deni

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 0:00

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: the right to the land

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 0:00

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

Deni demarcation: facts and figures

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 0:00

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.

Deni demarcation: 2001 - demarcation year

Publication | 16 July, 2003 at 0:00

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.

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