Land Grab at Ile a Vache: Haiti’s Peasants Fight Back
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  By Dady Chery Haiti Chery Before Haiti’s Prime Minister declared all of Haiti’s offshore islands to be Zones of Tourism Development and Public Utility, he did not consult with the residents of the islands whose lands would be appropriated. … Continue reading

Biodiversity and Sustainability Closely Linked to Language and Culture
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By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery | News Junkie Post. As linguistic and culturally diversity disappear, so too does biological diversity. This is because the world’s indigenous cultures know best how to create the conditions to maintain species and keep ecosystems functioning in areas where humans also live.

Salvadorans Incubate Hope for Sea TurtlesSalvadoreños incuban esperanza para tortugas marinas

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By Edgardo Ayala, Tierramerica via IPS. El Salvador’s Jiquilisco Bay, a tiny hidden corner of the Pacific Ocean and home to the country’s longest stretch of mangrove forests, is becoming a haven for endangered sea turtles. Local authorities, national and foreign environmental groups, and fisher folk from the region maintain incubators for turtle eggs and promote mechanisms for community involvement in their care. (English | Spanish)

Revisiting Population Growth: The Impact of Ecological Limits

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By Robert Engelman, Yale Environment 360. Demographers predict that the world population will climb to 10 billion later this century. Is this projected population reasonable, given the warming of the planet and the increasing pressures on supplies of food, water and life-sustaining ecosystems including pollinators?

Lessons from the Indigenous on Promoting Plant Biodiversity

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By Jan Salick, Missouri Botanical Garden | Staff, e! Science News. The Yanesha of the upper Peruvian Amazon and Tibetans of the Himalayas are different peoples who live in dissimilar environments, but mountains are considered to be sacred by both cultures, and they excel in promoting plant biodiversity for their shelters, clothing, medicines, and foods. In the case of cassava (Manihot esculenta) alone, for example, the Yanesha grow over 200 varieties.

Haiti’s Preserve of Caribbean Biodiversity: la NavaseLa Navase, Préserve Haïtienne de la biodiversité des Caraïbes

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By Alliance Haiti (French) | Haiti Chery (English) | Familypedia | CoRIS. Ile de la Navase, a Haitian island claimed by the U.S. under an arcane 1856 Guano Act and renamed Navassa Island, offers an opportunity for U.S. imperialists to return something to its rightful owners and for U.S. do-gooders to learn a thing or two from Haitians about wildlife conservation.By Alliance Haiti (French) | Haiti Chery (English) | Familypedia | CoRIS. Ile de la Navase, a Haitian island claimed by the U.S. under an arcane 1856 Guano Act and renamed Navassa Island, offers an opportunity for U.S. imperialists to return something to its rightful owners and for U.S. do-gooders to learn a thing or two from Haitians about wildlife conservation.By Alliance Haiti (French) | Haiti Chery (English) | Familypedia | CoRIS. Ile de la Navase, a Haitian island claimed by the U.S. under an arcane 1856 Guano Act and renamed Navassa Island, offers an opportunity for U.S. imperialists to return something to its rightful owners and for U.S. do-gooders to learn a thing or two from Haitians about wildlife conservation.

Six Long-Lost Haitian Frog Species Found

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By Staff, National Geographic. While looking through Haiti’s forests, scientists rediscovered the critically endangered La Hotte glanded frog and half a dozen Haitian frog species that had not been seen for almost 20 years and occur nowhere else.By Staff, National Geographic. While looking through Haiti’s forests, scientists rediscovered the critically endangered La Hotte glanded frog and half a dozen Haitian frog species that have not been seen for almost 20 years and occur nowhere else.By Staff, National Geographic. While looking through Haiti’s forests, scientists rediscovered the critically endangered La Hotte glanded frog and half a dozen Haitian frog species that have not been seen for almost 20 years and occur nowhere else.