The idea of a renewable energy transition is exciting. It opens up space to think about enhancing democracy and decolonization.
Rather than the duty to consult, governments should proactively engage with Indigenous treaties or other locally relevant treaties, agreements, laws and relationships at all stages of law-making.
After colonisation, dispossession and decades of military violence, indigenous women in Guatemala are closing in on justice at last.
Neither constitution protections nor protests have prevented the Mapuche and their allies from suffering at the hands of the Argentine state.
They are contesting the maps that deny them territorial rights.
What happens when the gap between a company and its umbrella group gets too wide? We're about to find out.
The Carmichael coal mine requires a crucial native title agreement to build key infrastructure. But an Indigenous group is bringing legal action against Adani, which may create a fatal roadblock.
Trump wants to scale back national monuments on federal lands in the name of boosting the economy. But this would undo decades of investments to manage our cultural and ecological resources.
Many human-wildlife conflicts are rooted in struggles over land. Some countries, notably Mexico, have found ways to protect both nature and the rights of indigenous people and forest dwellers.
An anthropologist argues for new ways to value sacred landscapes.
A new book reveals the drama and comedy of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam's famous "hand back" of Gurindji land in 1975, following the Wave Hill Walk-Off 50 years ago – and the bittersweet aftermath.
The Gurindji people of the Northern Territory made history 50 years ago by standing up for their rights to land and better pay. But a new book reveals the deeper story behind the Wave Hill Walk-Off.
Over the past few years many companies have committed to sustainable palm oil. But that is threatened by a growing alliance between industry and government.
Cape York's ecosystems are worth as much as the Queensland economy.
The company built by 'Cattle King' Sidney Kidman is for sale. He enjoyed good relations with the Indigenous inhabitants, but proper recognition of their rights to their land seems ever more elusive.
Aboriginal Australians are being denied the freedom to exercise their property rights under native title, Human Rights Commissioner…