Results of a new scientific study show that indigenous peoples using remote sensing technology can better survey their lands and reduce deforestation by half.
The Shaman’s Message is inspired by Yanomami shaman and leader, Davi Kopenawa, whose work “holds up the sky,” protecting the forest, biodiversity and climate stability.
Reforestation Alert follows the story of a community in the Peruvian Amazon that, having once successfully eliminated illegal deforestation on their territories, tackles what comes next: reforestation.
This map tracks current COVID-19 cases alongside the presence of traditional authorities or local humanitarian organizations located around indigenous peoples’ communities in Panama.
Rainforest Foundation US Senior Geographer, Cameron Ellis, shares an overview of the major victories of Rainforest Foundation US in 2019.
RFUS, Columbia University, and others teamed up to provide indigenous communities with technologies for monitoring and reporting deforestation.
A video message from a community in Menkragnoti Territory calling for solidarity in the fight against deforestation.
“If Not Us Then Who?” and Rainforest Foundation US present a video about indigenous monitors who use technology to fight deforestation.
Vice News follows the indigenous community of Buen Jardín de Callaru as they locate and confront illegal coca growers.
The government of Guyana has an international commitment to conserving an additional 2 million hectares of forest. Formally recognizing indigenous collective lands could be the solution.
After hundreds of indigenous representatives and their allies blocked the entrances to Panama’s Ministry of the Environment, the director of MiAmbiente sat down to negotiate land rights petitions.
For the first time in the history of Peru, two indigenous communities have been officially accredited as Forest Monitors by the State.