Hundreds killed in Brazil's Amazon over land, resources in past decade - HRW report
Campaigners say there is a high level of impunity with few cases brought to court
Mother Earth's MeToo moment: English town joins campaign for "nature's rights"
English town, Frome, has joined a global "rights of nature" movement by asking the government to grant a river "legal personhood" – in effect, giving it human rights
Clean energy or food? Asian nations grapple with new demands on land
With many in Asia still dependent on farming and fishing, there is a real risk that large-scale renewable energy projects will change land use and hurt communities, say experts
Kenya evicts forest dwellers to save country's 'water tower'
Human rights groups say about 60,000 settlers are being targeted, in the latest effort to halt the destruction of what is referred to as Kenya's key water tower
FACTBOX -As rooster wins noise pollution case, 10 unusual neighbour disputes
With authorities increasingly called to manage unusual disturbances as more of the world moves into densely-packed cities, here are 10 odd neighbour disputes
FACTBOX -Weird waste: from sandy syringes to space junk
Without urgent action, the world's waste will increase by 70% by 2050 - here are seven types of weird waste found around the world
Tricked by family members, widows in rural Kenya left landless
'It was the worst day of my life. I could not believe that my nephew had secretly sold my land'
'Our territory, our history': Georgian monastery spotlights post-Soviet border troubles
Unresolved border issues are a familiar headache to many post-Soviet countries, often fuelling diplomatic squabbles and conflicts over communities' access to land
FEATURE-Designer death? S.Africa struggles to bury inequality
A new breed of luxury cemetery is leading to claims of 'economic apartheid' as it reinforces divides between the rich and poor
Tech tool aims to stop 'bottlenecks' in reaching UK homeless
Thousands of people sleep rough on England's streets every night, and they have become an increasingly common sight in major cities including London, Birmingham and Manchester