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Campaigners Celebrate Government Rejection of Druridge Bay Coal Mine

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Indigenous knowledge still undervalued

New research has found that Indigenous knowledge is regularly underutilised and misunderstood when making important environmental decisions.

Latest Youth Climate Lawsuit Filed Against 33 European Countries Over Human Rights

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Indigenous Campaigners Vow to ‘Fight to the End’ After Court Throws Out Amazon Oil...

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Former Green Party Spokesperson Arrested at ‘Home of Climate Denying Thinktanks’

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Zadie Smith Joins Protest Against ‘Right-wing Climate Sceptic Thinktanks’

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