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5 Ways Indigenous Groups Are Fighting Back Against Land Seizures

  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Indigenous people in Ecuador
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Insights

Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk

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

  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • land rights
  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • land rights

5 Maps Show How Important Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Are to the Environment

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
indigenous people
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

In Riau, Indonesia, Women Organize for Environmental Justice

  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • Gender
  • global forest watch
dusty road to Sungai Berbari village
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • Gender
  • global forest watch

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

Indigenous Communities Fend Off Invaders in the Peruvian Amazon

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Settlement seen from the Ucayali River in Peru.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

Meet the Experts: Q&A with Frances Seymour

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
Frances Seymour
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • environmental democracy
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Careers at WRI

  • Forests
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Ocean
  • Business
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Ocean
  • Business
  • Equity & Governance
logging truck transporting timber
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • illegal logging

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

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Yudja man in Amazon forest
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Insights

Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Are the World’s Secret Weapon in Curbing Climate Change

  • COP22
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Brazilian state of Acre
  • COP22
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Invest in Indigenous Lands?

  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Technical Perspectives
  • Forests
  • deforestation
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset