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Views from COP27: How the climate conference could confront colonialism by centring Indigenous rights

16 November 2022

The Huni Kui Indigenous people are an integral part of the Amazon Rainforest. They don’t differentiate between humans and nature. For them, there is only “nature” and humans are part of it.

Satellite data helped indigenous Peruvians save rainforest: study

26 July 2021

Indigenous peoples patrolling the Peruvian Amazon equipped with smartphones and satellite data were able to drastically reduce illegal deforestation, according to the results of an experiment published Monday. The study, which appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS),…

Global Soy Trade Drives Amazon Deforestation Amid Human Rights Concerns

24 February 2020

Top international soy traders and their practices play a major role in expanding deforestation for agribusinesses in Brazil’s Cerrado, a vast savannah region in the center of the country, according to Greenpeace’s “Under Fire” report. In 2017, the region provided 40 percent of Brazil’s total soy…

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Webinar Recap: Pandemic, social unrest and war echoing in the Amazon

29 September 2022

Indigenous and local leaders from Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, and Brazil discussed how recent global events have put more pressure on natural resources in their territories, affecting their lives and relationship with land.