Rainforest Alert: Press

Landmark study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that Rainforest Foundation US’s monitoring program significantly reduces deforestation on indigenous peoples’ lands.

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Video: Reforestation Alert

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.

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The third of a series of blog posts covering tech-based monitoring strategies for combating deforestation, accompanied by a video from VICE News.

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Didier has been coordinating the USAID-funded B’atz project since joining Rainforest Foundation US in April 2022. He holds a Master’s in Applied Anthropology and a Bachelor’s in Geography. Before joining the organization, Didier worked for 12 years in Central and South America on issues of transparency, legality, governance, and managing stakeholders’ processes in the environmental sector. Prior to that he worked on similar issues in Central Africa. He speaks French, Spanish, and English, and is based in Guatemala.