An article in Forbes describes the work of Betty Rubio Padilla, president of the Federation of Communities of the Middle Napo and Curaray and Arabela River Basins, to stop deforestation in her territory. RFUS trained Betty’s community to use 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.
Columbia University researchers unveil the preliminary findings of a year-long study on Rainforest Foundation US’s territorial monitoring work in the Peruvian Amazon.
The third of a series of blog posts covering tech-based monitoring strategies for combating deforestation, accompanied by a video from VICE News.
The first of a series of blog posts covering tech-based monitoring strategies for combating deforestation, accompanied by a video by If Not Us Then Who?
“If Not Us Then Who?” and Rainforest Foundation US present a video about indigenous monitors who use technology to fight deforestation.
Vice News follows the indigenous community of Buen Jardín de Callaru as they locate and confront illegal coca growers.