Protecting the rainforest, and a way of life. A personal look at three indigenous forest patrollers working in the Peruvian Amazon.
Results of a new scientific study show that indigenous peoples using remote sensing technology can better survey their lands and reduce deforestation by half.
How a recent study showed that putting technology in the hands of indigenous communities can reduce deforestation, coauthored by Global Forest Watch and Rainforest Foundation US.
Indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon equipped with remote sensing technology can reduce deforestation, study finds
New study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that indigenous communities reduced deforestation in their territories by 52 percent using RFUS’s monitoring program.
A new peer-reviewed study finds that indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon equipped with satellite-based deforestation data and smartphones can be a powerful force in the battle against 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.
This is the story of Fernando Durán, who is leading his community of Buen Jardín de Callaru to restore landscapes destroyed by illegal loggers and coca-growers.
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.
RFUS is assisting indigenous communities to access and share COVID-19 prevention information.
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.
RFUS, Columbia University, and others teamed up to provide indigenous communities with technologies for monitoring and reporting deforestation.