An article in Forbes describes the work of Betty Rubio Padilla, president of the Federation of Communities of the Middle Napo and Curaray and Arabela River Basins, to stop deforestation in her territory. RFUS trained Betty’s community to use satellite technology and deforestation alerts in order to quickly detect and respond to illegal incursions.
RFUS’s Mapping Coordinator, Carlos Doviaza, was featured in an NPR article that describes how his maps are helping indigenous communities in Panama assert their land rights and track COVID-19.
Forbes.com featured Rainforest Foundation as an example of celebrity-endorsed organizations doing effective work in support of indigenous peoples.
COVID-19: Pueblos Indígenas de Perú Enfrentan Escasez de Alimentos y Deficiencias en Atención de Salud
Líderes indígenas solicitan abastecimiento de artículos de primera necesidad y la definación de protocolos para llevar insumos y monitores forestales divulgan información para prevenir contagio por coronavirus.
Rainforest Foundation US’s Suzanne Pelletier and other charity heads discuss the future of cryptocurrency.
Vox featured Rainforest Foundation US in an article that lists 6 high-impact organizations addressing the climate crisis.
A spotlight on Rainforest Foundation US’s Carlos Doviaza, indigenouso Embera cartographer, and other defenders of Panama’s Darien rainforests