Huwã Karu Yuxibu, the cultural centre of the Huni Kuin indigenous group in the Amazonian state of Acre, was destroyed by fire in August.
A new report calls land key to solving climate change. The good news is that there are strategies for reducing carbon emissions from land use that can also produce economic and social benefits.
Bushfires require three key ingredients to ignite: heat, fuel and oxygen.
Old 19th-century agreements between the U.S. government which expelled Indigenous peoples from their land and gave it cheaply to white settlers continue to impact inequalities in the United States.
The thing about new housing is you need land to build it on. Developers are able to control its release at a rate that doesn't put downward pressure on prices.
Some South African land owners feel like the current debate portrays them as being opposed to reform rather than cooperative.
Civil society organisations in Zambia help women get access to land.
South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has done well so far but more challenges relating to reigniting the economy lie ahead.
Little skates that 'walk' across the ocean floor show how fish brains evolved to pave the way for working legs.
A closer look at the resolution of South Africa's ruling party, the ANC, show that it won't undertake a radical economic transformation agenda as suggested by media reports.
There is very little clarity as to who owns what land in South Africa. A lack of reliable data and statistics doesn't help.
A different form of state capture is underway in South Africa's rural areas where traditional leaders are selling off people's land to miners. But communities are fighting back.
Mapping the soil with open source application is vital to understanding how to protect it.
The experience of Australia's first century shows that it's possible to achieve fast growth, and at the same time, a reduction in inequality.
The ecological needs of the land need to be considered together with the social and political needs of its people.
Debates over federal lands, from the Malheur Refuge takeover to fossil fuel leases on public land, are back in the news. How do the two parties line up on public land policy?
An anthropologist argues for new ways to value sacred landscapes.
Animals and plants will need escape hatches to move to cooler climes as the planet warms, but few parts of the U.S. have the natural habitat available for these migrations.
The belief that land stands only for production of agricultural commodities destined for the market is perverted. The primacy of the market and private property are contrary to the African worldview.