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Bolivia | Tribunal seeking to discuss controversial highway refused entry to Indigenous PA

ISINUTA, Bolivia — After being held for five hours by members of the Indigenous Council of the South (CONISUR), a commission from the International Rights of Nature Tribunal abandoned an effort to enter the Isiboro Sécure National Park and Indigenous Territory (TIPNIS) as planned.


The commission had planned a discussion with leaders of the TIPNIS regarding the construction of a highway that would cross through the protected area. Some of the leaders are in favor of the highway, while others are opposed.


https://news.mongabay.com/2018/10/environmental-delegation-blocked-from-entering-bolivian-national-park/

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