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Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
Protests in Santiago, Chile
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty

What Chile’s Protests Reveal About the Country’s Transport Inequalities

  • Urban Mobility
  • human rights
  • transportation
Chile protests
  • Urban Mobility
  • human rights
  • transportation

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

  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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INFOGRAPHIC: Experience the Unequal Ways Communities and Companies Get Land Rights

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • governance
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • governance
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

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

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • commodities
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • commodities
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Equity
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10

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

  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Initiatives

Climate Governance

Brazil’s Proposed Environmental Laws Would Weaken Indigenous Rights, Forfeit Billions in Economic Benefits

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Yudja man in Amazon forest
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

Localizing Open Government Reforms

  • Cities
  • Brazil
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
Cícero Pompeu de Toledo stadium
  • Cities
  • Brazil
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
Slum in Bangkok,
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • poverty

Death of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres Underscores the Need for Environmental Democracy

  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
Berta Cáceres works with the people of Rio Blanco to set up a road blockade in protest of a dam.
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
  • mapping
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

3 Ways to Tackle the Global Problem of Insecure Land Rights

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

New Tool Reveals How Jamaica’s Development Projects Impact People and Planet

  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • protected areas
  • public participation
Cataboo, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica. Photo by Sergel Mutovkin/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • protected areas
  • public participation

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

  • Forests
  • Equity
  • 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
  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights

Ecuador Shows Why Communities and the Climate Need Strong Forest Rights

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
The impacts of oil extraction in Ecuador show why secure community forest rights are necessary to protect livelihoods and the environment. Photo credit: Tomas Munita, CIFOR
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels

Infographic: Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • governance
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • governance
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

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