About 98 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
News - 30 May 2016Reserves need tweaks to withstand Amazon fire threat
Despite their rapid proliferation, 'Sustainable Use Reserves' in the Amazon aren't living up to their hype- especially when it comes to reducing fire.
News - 16 May 2016Land tenure and livelihoods: What’s the connection?
New study finds that securing land rights doesn't always guarantee better livelihoods for communities in Peru, Indonesia and Uganda.
News - 1 Apr 2016REDD+ and other imperfect solutions
Indigenous communities in Peru’s Amazon are trying various ways to conserve forests – while making an income from them too.
Feature - 11 Mar 2016Science sisters of the Amazon
A mentor system is helping young women scientists in Peru and Brazil to break through barriers.
Feature - 24 Feb 2016From the Congo to the Amazon, hunters speak the same language
Hunters in Africa are already learning from how their counterparts in Latin America are managing wildlife.
Feature - 9 Feb 2016Game hunting in the Amazon? There’s an app for that
Indigenous hunters in Colombia are keeping track of their prey and harvest on their mobile phones.
Feature - 4 Feb 2016Mix up the diet with some wild meat
Bushmeat is an important source of protein for rural villages in the Colombian Amazon (plus, they say, it tastes great!)
Feature - 20 Jan 2016On the trail of Colombia’s bushmeat trade
The trade in wild meat in Amazonian Colombia has stayed largely out of sight, and so has not been studied—until now.
Feature - 9 Jan 2016Hunters, gatherers and all those gender roles
In indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon, men and women differ in how they use forests and participate in projects.
News - 3 Nov 2015Owning the Amazon: Individual titles might not be the answer
Accepted notions about the power of formal, individual property rights may have been turned on their head.