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Under the pandemic, environmental defenders battle on two fronts

Under the pandemic, environmental defenders battle on two fronts

Under the pandemic, environmental defenders battle on two fronts
RFN deeply concerned after protests in Peru leaves three indigenous people dead

RFN deeply concerned after protests in Peru leaves three indigenous people dead

Rainforest Foundation Norway and Peruvian partner ORPIO call for an investigation after three Kukama people were killed during a clash between indigenous people and police at a controversial oil field.

Brazil Yanomami indigenous leader Davi Kopenawa receives “Alternative Nobel Prize”

Yanomami leader Davi Kopenawa receives “Alternative Nobel Prize”

The Brazilian indigenous leader and the Hutukara Yanomami Association jointly receive the award.

Indigenous protests throughout Brazil

Indigenous protests throughout Brazil

Indigenous peoples in Brazil fear their constitutionally recognized rights are under attack. This week they took to the streets in protest.

Rainforest protection and responsible investment

Rainforest protection and responsible investment

Using data on rainforests to influence investors: Our new Quick-Start Guide

Portrait indigenous peoples of Managalas

PNG must act on international criticism

Civil society organisations are urging the PNG government to take immediate action to end pervasive land grabbing and illegal logging.

Norway’s pension fund raises the bar on business and human rights, draws praise

Norway’s pension fund raises the bar on business and human rights, draws praise

The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund has for the first time published a human rights policy.