Monday 6 May 2019, Paris, France
Tropical forests in Borneo are under major threat from deforestation from planned infra-structure development, says a new report published today.
By Coalition against Land Grabbing and United Tribes of Palawan
Embargoed for 11.30 am local time Barcelona on Tuesday 7th October 2008
Bonn, Germany The findings of two new reports launched today at the Convention on Biological Diversity emphatically demonstrate that global biodiversity will continue to be lost if Protected Areas fail to recognise and respect the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities. The research, conducted in the largest mangrove forest in the world, conversely shows that customary use is fully compatible with conservation and sustainability.