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It’s About Time: The Climate Community Invests in Securing Community Land

  • land rights
  • COP26
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
A large patch of lemongrass in the Chisapani Community Forest
  • land rights
  • COP26
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance

4 Ways Indigenous and Community Lands Help Fight Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • land rights
  • COP26
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • land rights
  • COP26
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance

Land Ruling Threatens Brazil’s Indigenous Peoples and Climate Commitments

  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
view of Chapada Diamantina in Brazil
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

By the Numbers: Indigenous and Community Land Rights

  • Climate Resilience
  • International Climate Action
  • deforestation
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Aerial view of Amazon rainforest near Manau
  • Climate Resilience
  • International Climate Action
  • deforestation
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

Protecting Indigenous Land Rights Makes Good Economic Sense

  • deforestation
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
River in Colombia
  • deforestation
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

Why Community Forest Rights Should Be Part of National Climate Change Policies

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • land rights
  • UNFCCC
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is 11 times lower in community forests with strong legal recognition than in other parts of the region. Photo by Kate Evans/Center for International Forestry Research
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • land rights
  • UNFCCC

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

  • Forests
  • Equity & 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
  • Equity & Governance
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset