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Survival and Dignity
Eleven years after getting into this misguided case, the Wildlife Trust of India is withdrawing as a petitioner from the Supreme Court case against the Forest Rights Act and the attack on forest dwellers and conservation that it embodies. We welcome this, !
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Leo Saldanha 11 Sep 19
in future, Let’s talk across positions. and find ways positive for biodiversity and people. The has helped stop Niyamgiri destruction and POSCO project, to name only two. Much needs to be done to tackle extractive & inhuman corporates.
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Forest Rights 11 Sep 19
This is wonderful news and thank you . Your withdrawal affirms the increasing recognition across the world that Indigenous people and local communities are the best stewards of biodiversity
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Forest Rights 11 Sep 19
also need to make public statements supporting the and against the SC case. You can't claim to work with indigenous peoples if you are silent when over 10 million IPs/Forestdwellers can be evicted from their homes.
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