The environmental justice movement began making headway in the United States during the 1980s as a result of growing public awareness about environmental issues and their immense impact on daily life. With an ever-increasing intensity of natural disasters, there is an ever-growing need for a coordinated response to […]
Daniel Bagheri Sarvestani, is a PhD student at the University of Kansa, and a Canadian Human Rights advisor. He has been volunteering and working internationally for the better part of the past 7 years. Through his field work, Daniel has developed connections with tribal indigenous communities in Western Asia (Iran), Central America (Costa Rica, Panama, and Honduras) and North America (Canada). His work currently focuses on the application of Indigenous Peoples Rights Discourses in the context of the Maya Ch’orti communities of North-Western Honduras, under the supervision of Professor Brent Metz (University of Kansas).