Marie Claire highlights RFUS and other environmental groups to support, on Earth Day and every day.
Read the story of Diana Ríos, daughter of indigenous environmental activist Jorge Ríos Pérez, who has followed in her father’s footsteps.
Indigenous and Social Organizations Promote a Plan to Protect 80% of the Peruvian and Ecuadorian Amazon (Article in Spanish)
Mongabay covers a plan for Amazon protection proposed by RFUS and indigenous partners.
Mongabay writes about Ticuna forest patrollers, part of RFUS’ Rainforest Alert program, who use their mobile phones to document the festivals and traditions of community artisans.
BBC covers the study backing the success of Rainforest Alert, RFUS’ program that equips indigenous communities with technology to curb deforestation.
Reuters highlights the study backing RFUS’ Rainforest Alert methodology, wherein indigenous communities use smartphones to map and send alerts of deforestation.
An article in Forbes describes the work of indigenous leader Betty Rubio Padilla, who uses 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.