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Jan 06, 2019
Uttarakhand HC did right to reject plea by Ramdev's firm against benefit-sharing; India's custodians of traditional knowledge must be protectedOn 27 December, the Uttarakhand High Court directed yoga guru Ramdev's company Divya Pharmacy to share the profits from its sale of herbal products, manufactured from the traditional knowledge of India's indigenous communities, with local residents.
Aug 12, 2018
NRC in Assam: Call for Inner Line Permit grows in North East as local groups launch drives to keep 'migrants' outA day after the publication of NRC final draft, NGOs in states neighbouring Assam launched drives to check illegal migration to their state. In Meghalaya, non-tribal travellers were harassed at infiltration check posts, in Manipur groups attacked non-local vendors
Jul 02, 2018
Indigenous communities practice effective forest conservation, but remain excluded from policyIndigenous peoples perhaps have been the best guardians of the Earth's natural resources, but they are increasingly being deprived of land
Jul 03, 2017
Google integrates indigenous territories of Brazil into its Maps serviceGoogle Maps and Earth now represent Brazilian indigenous territory labels and borders in a way that reflects the landscapes known to the local communities.