Rainforest Foundation US has begun an unprecedented program of direct finance forest defense, wherein indigenous communities are financially rewarded for successfully protecting their territories against deforestation. In Puerto Alegre, on the Amazon River in Northern Peru, community members speak about the tremendous vulnerabilities confronting them.
As our rainforest protection program scales up throughout the region, a chance for exponential gains.
Indigenous Leaders in Ucayali, Peru Launch New Satellite Information Center “Imenko Tsiroti” to Address Deforestation and Threats to their People
The inauguration of the hub holds promise for indigenous communities to strengthen land security amidst rising risks and invasions.
As the year comes to a close, RFUS takes stock of the progress, victories, and lessons we learned in 2021.
Gender inclusion is key to effective and sustainable forest protection, yet many indigenous women have been traditionally excluded from participation. We highlight the work of women who are leaders in our Rainforest Alert program.
For three years in a row, Vox has featured Rainforest Foundation US in an article that lists high-impact organizations addressing the climate crisis.
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.
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.
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.
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.