The Cherokee Nation has been granted permission to gather ancestral plants along the Buffalo National River in Arkansas, the United States, and intends to dedicate a part of their reservation to the protection of culturally and medicinally significant plants.
The future of aboriginal communities is looking bright: the Australian government is pledging billions of dollars over the next five years to massively reform its Indigenous policy, a decision aimed at safeguarding Australia’s unique environment and culture for future generations.
The Canadian province of Quebec becomes the world’s first jurisdiction to ban oil and gas development on its territory, a decision most welcomed by environmental organizations and citizen groups whose implication played a major role in the adoption of the societal engagement.
Harvard University has pledged $100 million to create an endowed “Legacy of Slavery Fund” — which will be used for a myriad of resources all designed to both honor the victims and expose the perpetrators of the past.
Thanks to a strong economic recovery undertaken in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Bangladesh saw its estimated poverty drop, a positive step in the country’s sustainable and inclusive growth.
For the first time in history, an artificial intelligence-powered screen joined the Philadelphia Orchestra in a joint performance where the AI generated real-time images that followed the beat of the music via the help of an algorithm.
The Napalpí Massacre “truth trial” has begun in Argentina, a milestone court case that could lead to reparations being paid — 98 years after between 300 to 500 indigenous peoples were killed.
Thanks to state-provided food handouts, India has managed to bring down consumption inequality to a 40-year low, eradicating extreme poverty across the country at the same time.
After six long years of deliberation, Indonesia passed a bill tackling sexual violence, to help victims of sexual assault build strong cases and secure convictions - a long-awaited decision hailed as a step in the right direction by human rights organizations.
More than 40 world leaders pledged $10.1 billion in new grants and loans, to provide humanitarian aid and support for global refugees during the Stand Up for Ukraine campaign held in Warsaw, Poland.