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

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • indigenous people
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • indigenous people
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • indigenous people
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For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture
  • land use
  • commodities
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • land rights
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INFOGRAPHIC: Experience the Unequal Ways Communities and Companies Get Land Rights

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

RELEASE: New LandMark Data Measure Impacts of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on Forests and Climate

  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Cows in the Paraguayan Chaco. Flickr/Arcadius.
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

Land Ruling Threatens Brazil’s Indigenous Peoples and Climate Commitments

  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
view of Chapada Diamantina in Brazil
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

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

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Yudja man in Amazon forest
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Aerial shot of forest and agricultural landscapes in Brazil
  • Forests
  • deforestation

Why Invest in Indigenous Lands?

  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • indigenous people

Peru’s Illegal “Ghost Trees”: What U.S. Buyers Need to Know

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging
While not a new problem, the scale and pervasiveness of timber laundering in Peru is astounding.  Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging

Community Forests: Good for the Environment, Good for the Economy

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
The Yudja are one of many indigenous groups who call the Brazilian Amazon home. Photo by André D’elia
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

To Achieve New Climate Targets, Countries Should Look to Community Forests

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Research shows that communities can be good protectors of forests. Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

Meet the Yudja, Brazil's Forest Guardians

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
The Yudja rely on their community forest for food, shelter and livelihoods. Photo by André D’elia
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • 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
Insights

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk

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