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 Senior Geographer, Cameron Ellis, shares an overview of the major victories of Rainforest Foundation US in 2019.
Vox featured Rainforest Foundation US in an article that lists 6 high-impact organizations addressing the climate crisis.
After years of negotiation, Panama’s Ministry of Environment passed a resolution allowing titling of indigenous lands in national protected areas.
At the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 25), indigenous representatives speak out about the recent murder of 2 community members.
In November 2019, Panama’s Ministry of Environment passed a resolution allowing titling of indigenous lands that overlap protected areas.
On October 30th, 2019, Jose Carlos Estrada was charged with directing and financing the murder of four Asheninka leaders.
With the discovery of a massive offshore oil field, Guyana is on the cusp of a major oil boom. Will Guyana avoid the “resource curse?”
RFUS, Columbia University, and others teamed up to provide indigenous communities with technologies for monitoring and reporting deforestation.
Columbia University researchers unveil the preliminary findings of a year-long study on Rainforest Foundation US’s territorial monitoring work in the Peruvian Amazon.
A video message from a community in Menkragnoti Territory calling for solidarity in the fight against deforestation.
A statement by the Global Alliance of Territorial Communities expressing its disapproval of the Brazilian government’s response to the Amazon fires.
RFUS explains why the Amazon is burning, and what we and our indigenous partners are doing about it.