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Reports & Research
November 2023

For over a century, energy multinationals have been wrecking the planet and exploiting people in pursuit of profit. Now, power producers and technology manufacturers are marketing themselves as ‘green’ to boost their reputation and benefit from public subsidies, grabbing lands, violating human rights and destroying communities along the way.

Corruption risks in land-based solutions to climate change
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2023

“Nature-based” solutions to climate change require the acquisition of large swaths of land for reforestation, afforestation, conservation and renewable energy sources. However, corruption in the land sector is already widespread and this additional demand for land may aggravate pre-existing corruption risks, as well as causing new ones.

Journal Articles & Books
September 2023

Indigenous territories cover more than one-fourth of the world’s land surface, overlap with distinct ecological areas, and harbour significant cultural and biological diversity; their stewardship provides critical contributions to livelihood, food security, conservation, and climate action.

Policy Papers & Briefs
April 2023

Eight facts about community land and biodiversity conservation. This short report synthesizes the scientific evidence affirming the importance of Indigenous Peoples and local communities - and the security of their rights and tenure - in protecting ecosystems and biodiversity. 

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Journal Articles & Books
December 2022
South America

No final de 2020, em meio a grave crise de saúde mundial do coronavírus, o Governo do Estado de São Paulo encaminhou à Assembleia Legislativa projeto de lei que, sob a justificativa de equilibrar as finanças, propunha extinguir vários órgãos públicos.

Conference Papers & Reports
July 2022

Representatives of Indigenous Peoples-led conservation organisations and networks in Africa convened in Nairobi, Kenya on 15 – 16 June 2022 under the auspices of the Alliance Rights, Inclusion and Social Equity in Conservation (ARISEC), to plan for their meaningful participation in the first IUCN’s Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) scheduled for July 2022 in Rwanda.

Guardianas del territorio
April 2022
Latin America and the Caribbean

La serie microdocumental Guardianas del Territorioes una producción audiovisual de cuatro capítulos que narra las historias de diferentes grupos de mujeres defensoras ambientales que luchan día a día ante el avance extractivista en Argentina, el cambio climático y las violencias de género en el cuerpo-territorio.


informe defensores mexico
Reports & Research
March 2022
Northern America

El informe pretende visibilizar la situación de violencia estructural que enfrentan las personas y comunidades defensoras de los derechos humanos ambientales, de la tierra y del territorio en México, a través del monitoreo, registro y análisis de las agresiones perpetradas en su contra en razón de su labor.

Manuals & Guidelines
February 2022

El Complejo Lacustre Mojanda - Cajas, ubicado en los Andes ecuatorianos es una zona de páramos con alto valor para la conservación y la provisión de servicios ecosistémicos, no obstante, el desarrollo de actividades antrópicas y el cambio climático amenazan su integridad ecosistémica.