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RELEASE: New Study Reveals Mining in the Amazon Threatens 20% of Indigenous Lands

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • governance
  • indigenous people

COMUNICADO: Nuevo estudio revela que la minería en el Amazonas amenaza al 20 % de las tierras indígenas

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • governance
  • indigenous people

ADVISORY: Embargoed WRI Press Call: Mining Threatens Indigenous Communities Across the Amazon

  • Governance
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
  • Governance
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
  • Governance
  • caribbean
  • governance
  • Latin America

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

Mientras los grupos indígenas esperan durante décadas para los títulos de tierras, las empresas están adquiriendo sus territorios

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil

As Indigenous Groups Wait Decades for Land Titles, Companies Are Acquiring Their Territories

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil

4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
Research

3 Ways to Tackle the Global Problem of Insecure Land Rights

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
When land rights are weak, indigenous peoples can lose access to critical resources like forests. Photo by rbairdpccam/Flickr
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
Multimedia

Walter Vergara on Initiative 20x20

  • Governance
  • Latin America
  • Governance
  • Latin America

ADVISORY: Latin American Countries to Launch Initiative 20x20 to Restore 20 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

  • Forests
  • Governance
  • COP20
  • forest restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • Forests
  • Governance
  • COP20
  • forest restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Nicaragua’s Indigenous Peoples Protect their Forests Even Without Government Support

  • Forests
  • Governance
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Nicaragua's government recognizes 49 percent of the country's forests as community forests--but it wasn't always this way. Photo credit: Lon&Queta, Flickr
  • Forests
  • Governance
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights

3 Maps Show Importance of Local Communities in Forest Conservation

  • Governance
  • Brazil
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • land rights
Panama's Omar Torrijos National Park. Photo credit: Lon & Queta, Flickr
  • Governance
  • Brazil
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • land rights

New Study Reveals Weaknesses in Brazil’s Forest and Environmental Funds

  • Governance
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • governance
  • REDD
  • transparency
A new study evaluates government-managed funds meant to protect Brazil's Amazon rainforest. Photo credit: Neil Palmer/CIAT for Center for International Forestry Research
  • Governance
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • governance
  • REDD
  • transparency

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