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The rights of Indigenous Peoples are key to saving our global ecosystems

9 Aug, 2018

By the Global Forest Coalition Indigenous Peoples have been protecting biodiversity on Earth for thousands of years. Yet their rights are increasingly being eroded and they face multiple threats. On this International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we honor the important role that Indigenous Peoples play in protecting Mother Earth. This photo-essay gives you a glimpse of the symbiotic relationship that indigenous communities have with the ecosystems that they call home, and the lengths they go to in order …

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