Anthropology

The war on drugs is a war on the climate

“Communal and indigenous land rights are the most effective strategy to combat the negative impacts of drug trafficking and climate change simultaneously,” she wrote.

“The war on drugs approach to fighting drug traffickers has to end. Rather than engaging in military-based approaches, governments and donors should invest in community and indigenous land rights and governance systems… recognize the rights of indigenous and… communities.”

Original Article (Gizmodo):
The war on drugs is a war on the climate
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