SOS Rainforest Livestream to protect Indigenous Peoples and the planet

Musicians, indigenous peoples, activists, and celebrities come together to raise awareness and funds for indigenous communities facing twin existential threats from Covid-19 and stepped up tropical rainforest destruction. On June 21, major international artists will join in solidarity with indigenous peoples for an international livestream to raise awareness and support for indigenous forest guardians who […]

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Mozambique’s newly empowered rangers, courts catch up with poachers, loggers

Mozambique has recorded a measure of success recently against wildlife poachers and illegal loggers, thanks to stronger enforcement. Nearly a quarter of the country’s area has been designated as conservation space, helping wildlife numbers recover after a 15-year civil war that decimated animal populations. One of the remaining threats to the country’s protected areas is […]

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Training Indigenous Communities in Tech-Based Monitoring Saves Rainforest

Using tech to scale action Modeling this success, the Rainforest Foundation and the Indigenous Organization of the Eastern Peruvian Amazon (ORPIO-AIDESEP), with support from Columbia University and the World Resources Institute, have partnered to implement and measure an initiative that uses the Global Forest Watch’s GLAD deforestation alert system in indigenous communities in Peru. This is the first project […]

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