IPS: Deck Stacked Against Women’s Land Rights in Asia
IPS: Deck Stacked Against Women’s Land Rights in Asia

As seen on IPS By Ethan Freedman Women farmers clearing abandoned farmland in the drought-affected Nachol village in Northern Bangladesh. Credit: Naimul Haq/IPS WASHINGTON, Jul…

REDD-Monitor: REDD in the news: 16-22 July 2012
REDD-Monitor: REDD in the news: 16-22 July 2012

As seen on REDD-Monitor Advocates: Asia won’t achieve climate, poverty goals unless women’s rights are recognized Rights and Resources Initiative press release, 20 July 2012…

Science Magazine: Turning Over a New Leaf in China's Forests
Science Magazine: Turning Over a New Leaf in China's Forests

Mara Hvistendahl Last week's Rio+20 sustainable development conference in Brazil pledged to protect the world's forests by promoting secure land tenure. Many conservationists were disappointed…

China Radio International: Environment Matters
China Radio International: Environment Matters

Excerpt from a feature on China Radio International (click for audio) In order to acquire more land for farming, China once experienced severe deforestation. However,…