Ticuna fishermen early morning on the Amazon River. IMAGE CREDIT: Mauricio Velez-Dominguez Increased funding for forest communities can transform global
As our rainforest protection program scales up throughout the region, a chance for exponential gains.
Guyana’s indigenous peoples are pushing for revisions to the Amerindian Act, the federal law that outlines their rights. Proposed changes include the right to collective territory, and upholding indigenous groups’ land titling to fight extractive industries.
RFUS is supporting our indigenous partners with deliveries of food and medical supplies as they battle Covid-19 in their communities.
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.