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  1. Collectors on the edge
    The influence of Kew Gardens reaches far. In the heart of Botswana, meet the leaders of the Millenium Seed Bank Project

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    The Millenium Seed Bank Project is an international botanical project to collect and study 10% of the world's plant species.
  2. Embassy Row Online
    Resource Type: Website
    Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.
  3. Genocide in Plain Sight: Shooting Bushmen From Helicopters in Botswana
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    In a healthy democracy, people are not shot at from helicopters for collecting food. They are not arrested, stripped bare and beaten while in custody without facing trial. Nor are people banned from their legitimate livelihoods, or persecuted on false pretenses. Sadly in Botswana, southern Africa's much-vaunted ‘beacon of democracy', all of this took place late last month in an incident which has been criminally under-reported. Nine Bushmen were later arrested and subsequently stripped naked and beaten while in custody.
  4. Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
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    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, according to Freedom House's annual media study.
  5. Kalahari Bushmen unite to end oppression
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Representatives of the Basarwa or Bushman peoples of Botswana step up their fight to end structural oppression of their communities.
  6. Racist of the year, Ian Khama: Not Botswana's finest
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    General Ian Khama, the President of Botswana, and his frequent outbursts against the Kalahari Bushmen are among the most horrifying instances of racism of recent times. His sentiments are extremely troubling.

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