In the Kerala state of India, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) is bent upon constructing a biomedical waste treatment plant at the Myristica swamps … Continue reading “India – Myristica swamp, an Adivasi community calls to save a rare ecosystem”
Through an ICCA Alert, the Consortium calls attention to and supports the struggle of indigenous peoples and local communities who are actively defending their threatened commons and ICCAs. The ICCA alerts issued to date are described below, sometimes with a note about their results.
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After a long battle for land rights, grazing rights, the government of Tanzania has cancelled the hunting license of OBC in Loliondo!
Desde mediados de 2016 escaló el conflicto minero en la comunidad indígena Shuar Arutam de Nankints, en la Cordillera del Condor, Sur de Ecuador. … Continue reading “Ecuador – Pueblo Shuar Arutam en la Cordillera del Condor”
The states of Finland and Norway are trying to make the livelihood of indigenous Saami salmon fishers illegal in Deatnu (Teno/Tana), the biggest Atlantic … Continue reading “Saami traditional fishing rights threatened in Finland and Norway”
In recent days we have heard about the cowardly murder of Berta Caceres, an indigenous leader of Honduras who led several campaigns of opposition … Continue reading “Honduras – Against the construction of the Agua Zarca Dam Keeping on Berta Caceres struggle!”
Support the struggle of the Consortium’s member Ekuri Initiative to prevent the destruction of their community forest to develop a dubiously useful “super-highway”!
Follow their action in the dedicated website: Save Ekuri Forest! The ICCA Consortium has written (February 29, 2016) to top national authorities in Nigeria … Continue reading “Support the struggle of the Consortium’s member Ekuri Initiative to prevent the destruction of their community forest to develop a dubiously useful “super-highway”!”
The Philippines – Don’t blame indigenous peoples’ farming practice for deforestation but mining and mono-crops plantations
Stop blaming indigenous people’s farming practices (kaingin) for deforestation – look instead at boom crops, oil palm plantations and mining. Please read here the … Continue reading “The Philippines – Don’t blame indigenous peoples’ farming practice for deforestation but mining and mono-crops plantations”
Update: March 24, 2015 Positive resolution on this alert: on March 24, 2015, Metsähallitus and Snowchange Cooperative reached a solution regarding the Ostola lot. … Continue reading “Finland – Havukkavaara Forest Under Threat”
El Consorcio TICCA envíó una carte abierta a las autoridades Chilenas en solidaridad con las comunidades de Quinquén y de Icalma frente al incendio … Continue reading “Chile – Incendio devastador amenazando el territorio de las comunidades de Quinquén y de Icalma”
The ICCA Consortium has written a letter to the President of the Honduras National Congress and the President of the Republic in order to … Continue reading “Honduras – Law on fisheries and aquaculture threatening traditional fishing practices.”
This alert is the development of our previous alert in Palawan. The proposal to convert 8 million hectares of Philippine soil into oil palm … Continue reading “The Philippines – Halt oil palm rush in Palawan “Man & Biosphere reserve””
This Consortium alert involves Uvinje, a small, coastal sub-village of Saadani Village, north of Dar es Salaam, in Tanzania. The residents of Uvinje face … Continue reading “Tanzania – NO to the eviction of Uvinje villagers, respect communities sensitive to conservation!”
Stop oil palm expansion on Palawan’s UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve. According to the Provincial government, oil palm monocultures will eradicate poverty and reduce … Continue reading “The Philippines – Stop indiscriminate oil palm expansion on indigenous peoples’ land in Palawan”
Learn more about how the Ayoreo people living in voluntary isolation are trying to protect their Ayoreo ICCA. Today the Ayoreo are being increasinlgy … Continue reading “Paraguay – Stop deforestation affecting the Ayoreo People living in voluntary isolation”
A letter to President Aquino of profound concern and outrage regarding the massacre of a B’laan mother and her children by members of the … Continue reading “The Philippines – Concern and outrage regarding the massacre in Mindanao”
International concern regarding the fate of the Fortino (International Centre for Nature Conservation and Community Involvement for the Protection of Migratory Birds), Calabria, Italy. … Continue reading “Italy – Concern regarding the fate of the Fortino”
A letter to Dilma Vana Rousseff, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, was sent on May 10, 2011. This letter, written on behalf … Continue reading “Brazil – Scrap the Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam !”
A letter was written on behalf of both the ICCA Consortium and CEESP (Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy of the International Union … Continue reading “Fiji – Concern about new fisheries legislation”
Alert initiated by: ALDAW Indigenous Network (Ancestral Land/Domain Watch) SAY NO to mining in Palawan Province, the home of the best conserved and most … Continue reading “The Philippines – SAY NO to mining in Palawan Province”