UN environment chief calls for full probe into Brazil land activists' murders
"The murder of indigenous people living on the front lines of environmental protection is unacceptable," said Erik Solheim, executive director of UN Environment
Sixteen people killed in Nigerian church attack -police
Hundreds of people have died in clashes this year between herders and farmers linked to grazing rights and dwindling fertile land.
Driven from home, Philippine indigenous people long for their land
"We cannot live like this - we belong in our ancestral lands, and we want to go back"
Liberia's new president must lead on land rights or risk conflict
Will Liberia's new president protect and promote the land rights of indigenous and vulnerable communities?
Individual land rights to India's indigenous people could be 'disastrous', expert says
"Give communities greater ownership rights over their land"
Philippine indigenous activist shot dead in 'increasingly hostile climate'
The Philippines was the deadliest country in Asia last year for defenders of land and resources
Our best hope for 2018: Women elected to local politics
Indigenous and rural women have long been at the forefront of protecting community forests and resources
Indian officials order stop to eviction of tribal people from tiger reserves
Wildlife tourism is a growing money-spinner, and hundreds of tribal villagers have been evicted from land reserved for tigers, elephants and rhinoceros
Guess joins retailers committing to fabrics that protect forests, locals
Production of wood pulp for fabric can involve clearing forests to build eucalyptus plantations on land traditionally used by indigenous communities
Indigenous villagers in Peru losing patience with coca land seizures
As cultivation of coca leaf – the raw material for cocaine – surges in Peru, waves of migrant farmers from the Andes are settling on indigenous land in the Amazon to grow the illicit crop