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4 Ways Indigenous and Community Lands Can Reduce Emissions

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure

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

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • governance
  • indigenous people

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

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • governance
  • indigenous people
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Mining Threatens 20% of Indigenous Lands in the Amazon

  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Brazil nut producer, Peru
  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
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La Minería Legal e Ilegal Amenazan el 20% de las Tierras Indígenas en la Amazonía

  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Peru farmer
  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

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

  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution

COVID-19, Rising Gold Prices and Illegal Mining Threaten Indigenous Lands in the Amazon

  • coronavirus
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Mining for gold in South America
  • coronavirus
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
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How Can Citizens Contribute to a Sustainable Recovery? Early Lessons from the French Citizens' Assembly

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • climate legislation
  • economy
  • climate change
  • Europe
  • governance
Members of the French Citizens' Convention gathered in a meeting hall.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • climate legislation
  • economy
  • climate change
  • Europe
  • governance
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Beyond Title: How to Secure Land Tenure for Women

  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
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  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
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5 Strategies that Achieve Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Simultaneously

  • Climate
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • indigenous people
  • renewables
  • transportation
  • wetlands
Reroroja village
  • Climate
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • indigenous people
  • renewables
  • transportation
  • wetlands
Initiatives
Silas Matoke and his wife Yordana Yawate, pose for photograph as they harvesting sago known as 'pangkur' on the banks of the Tuba river in Honitetu village, West Seram regency, Maluku province, Indonesia on August 22, 2017.

Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Low-Income and Disadvantaged Groups

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • paris agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty
A youth group marching in Paris, with a banner that says "climate justice = social justice." Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • paris agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty

For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable 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
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
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The IPCC Calls for Securing Community Land Rights to Fight Climate Change

  • Equity
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • IPCC
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • restoration
Women of Peru's Awajun Native Community of Shampuyacu
  • Equity
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • IPCC
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • restoration
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Local Communities Aren’t Just Climate Victims. They’re Climate Adaptation Leaders

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • indigenous people
  • local impacts
Community farming in Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • indigenous people
  • local impacts
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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Peru’s Indigenous Communities Manage Their Forests. Others Should Follow Their Lead

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
Harvesting sago along the Tuba River in Maluku province, Indonesia
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
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