Hold big companies and countries accountable, says primatologist Jane Goodall

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By SHAIRA PANELA   PARIS, France – Amid the intense climate change negotiations in Paris, world-renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall believes that big companies such as Nestle could be held accountable for their contribution to climate change.   During the film showing of the documentary “Stop the Burning,” Goodall said, “The Read More …

Seeking recognition of rights on International Day of Indigenous Peoples

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Indigenous peoples represent remarkable diversity – more than 5,000 distinct groups in some 90 countries.  They make up more than 5 per cent of the world’s population, some 370 million people.  It is important that we strive to strengthen partnerships that will help preserve cultural vigour while facilitating poverty reduction, Read More …