Indigenous people best custodians of threatened forests, studies show

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Granting formal land rights to indigenous people living in the world's tropical forests is among the most effective, but underused, ways to stop illegal deforestation that fuels violence, poverty and global warming, according to new research. 

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Last updated on 23 March 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Brazil
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Climate Change