Save Our Planet: A podcast for and about our planet

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80% of our planet's biodiversity is found in tribal territories. And yet those tribes are facing a real threat losing their forest territories to loggers, miners, and oil companies. We are overwhelmed by images of the burning Amazon and the Congo rainforest, showing accelerating deforestation, but what can we do to stop this? 

 

Join us as we interview specialists in the field, everyone from academics to human rights advocates, on these issues. Join our movement to protect the planet. Learn what must be done and how we can accomplish it. 

Stephanie Septembre
Researcher & Podcast Host

Episode 1: Uganda’s minority Batwa tribe: The ongoing struggle for recognition

People’s Planet Project is pleased to present the first episode of Save Our Planet, a podcast where we interview experts in environmental protection and human rights. Our first guest is Karsten Tadie, a Danish filmmaker and anthropologist, who shares his knowledge of the indigenous Batwa of Uganda. Join our discussion on the Batwa’s ongoing struggle for recognition and reparation after being forced from their traditional land in the early 1990s. 


The Batwa organized themselves and established their own organisation, the United Organisation for Batwa Development in Uganda. Click on the following link to read more and support this community: UOBDU

Since 2015, more than 40 members of indigenous communities in Nicaragua have been killed and many more injured over land conflicts. These numbers continue to grow. Join us for a discussion with Anuradha Mittal, author of ''Nicaragua's Failed Revolution,'' about the ongoing conflict and what must be done to protect indigenous communities. 

For further information about how to support indigenous Nicaraguan communities from your country of origin, contact info@oaklandinstitute.org.

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