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<p>The Segun River in Indonesia’s West Papua. Members of the Moi indigenous group have been fighting to protect the native forests of this area from oil palm development for the past decade. (Image: Vebrryan Hembring / China Dialogue)</p>
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The Moi struggle for land rights

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COP27: Latin America edges towards unity on climate at Egypt summit

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