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land rights and climate change

Nearly 300 representatives of the Amazon rainforest’s indigenous people were in Lima last week with a clear message: their land…

land rights and climate change
The cheapest way to save rainforest?

Giving indigenous people legal rights to their land is one of the most cost-effective ways to protect South America’s endangered…

The cheapest way to save rainforest?
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We’ve fully funded our project on the River Madeira in the Brazilian Amazon.

Completed Project: Madeira Project, Brazilian Amazon
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This year’s theme focuses on implementing the rights of indigenous people. Cool Earth has been doing this for seven years. Unlike…

Cool Earth celebrates International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
The Amazon's Uncontacted

One of the world’s most isolated tribes has reached out to neighbouring communities after suffering a violent attack. The tribe,…

The Amazon’s Uncontacted
Belo Monte Protest

Three engineers working on the construction of the Belo Monte dam are being held hostage by indigenous tribes.

Three engineers held hostage over Belo Monte dam
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At the end of January the Brazilian government granted the consortium Norte Energia to begin building a giant hydro-electric dam…

Rainforest and Communities Threatened by Massive Brazilian Dam
INDIGENOUS FOREST CARBON FUND LAUNCHED

Around 1300 members of Brazil’s Suruí Amazon nation have launched the first ever indigenous forest carbon fund at this month’s…

INDIGENOUS FOREST CARBON FUND LAUNCHED
Brazilian Environment Minister

“The time for talking is over. It is time for providing answers, solutions, actions. We are all tired of endless…

Brazilian Environment Minister
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