Rainforest Foundation US analyzes Amazon fire data from 2019 and 2020. Indigenous peoples’ traditional land management practices lower the risk of extreme forest fires.
Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: Saweto Testifies Before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Diana Ríos testifies before the IACHR today regarding delays in the Peruvian judicial system that are denying her community justice.
Murder of Two Yanomami by Illegal Miners Heightens Fears of Renewed Cycle of Violence in the Brazilian Amazon
The murders reinforce the need for the Brazilian government to immediately expel the more than 20,000 miners illegally operating on Yanomami land.
Rainforest Foundation US Partners With Indigenous Peoples and Ally Organizations on New Amazon Emergency Fund
RFUS has joined forces with COICA and other NGOs to establish a fund that supports indigenous communities facing COVID-19.
Se Lanza una Nueva Herramienta para Optimizar la Respuesta al COVID-19 en las Comunidades Indígenas de Panamá
Rainforest Foundation US está trabajando con COONAPIP para desarrollar un mapa en línea para coordinar la ayuda humanitaria del COVID-19 a las comunidades indígenas en Panamá.
Rainforest Foundation US is working with COONAPIP to develop an online map to coordinate COVID-19 humanitarian aid to indigenous communities in Panama.
This map tracks current COVID-19 cases alongside the presence of traditional authorities or local humanitarian organizations located around indigenous peoples’ communities in Panama.
An interview with two indigenous leaders about their communities’ reactions to COVID-19.
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.
An interview with the Legal Advisor for the Indigenous Council of Roraima about adressing COVID-19 in his territory.
Stepping Into the Gap: Lessons from the Darien in the Face of COVID-19 and Indigenous Peoples’ Response
A look at how viruses have shaped the Darien Gap and its indigenous inhabitants.
A joint statement by Rainforest Foundation US, UK, and Norway in support of indigenous communities facing COVID-19.
Rainforest Foundation US’s Suzanne Pelletier and other charity heads discuss the future of cryptocurrency.
RFUS is assisting indigenous communities to access and share COVID-19 prevention information.
Reflections from the Rainforest Foundation US team and initial steps we are taking to address the potential impact of this virus on indigenous communities