The COVID-19 Crisis and Indigenous Peoples

The COVID-19 Crisis and Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous man. Espirito Santo, Brazil, November 2005.  Tupinikim and Guaraní peoples cut down a plantation of eucalyptus trees owned by Aracruz Celulose to rebuild this village in its traditional location. The village had been forcibly removed to make room for the...
WATCH: REDD Alert For False Climate Solution in California

WATCH: REDD Alert For False Climate Solution in California

Please share the trailer for ‘A Darker Shade of Green’ to help expose the false promises of REDD as a climate solution. Links to other formats and the full film are below. As policies and programs to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation...
Victory: UN Human Rights Council Adopting Peasant Rights Declaration in Geneva

Victory: UN Human Rights Council Adopting Peasant Rights Declaration in Geneva

(Geneva, September 28, 2018) Seventeen years of long and arduous negotiations later, peasants and other people working in rural areas are only a step away from having a UN Declaration that could defend and protect their rights to land, seeds, biodiversity, local...
Investing in Indigenous Communities is Most Efficient Way to Protect Forests, report finds

Investing in Indigenous Communities is Most Efficient Way to Protect Forests, report finds

By Cory Rogers Appeared previously on IntercontinentalCry.org   The best way to save forests and curb biodiversity loss is to recognize the claims of indigenous peoples to their territories, a new report urges. Published by the Rights and Resources Initiative...