Indigenous territories represent ~45% of land categorized as wilderness in the Amazon, but account for <15% of all forest loss on this land. At a time when the Amazon faces unprecedented pressures, overcoming polarization and aligning the goals of wilderness defenders and Indigenous peoples is paramount, to avoid environmental degradation.
Fields of Science
- 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
- 5143 Social and cultural anthropology
- Indigenous Peoples
- Biocultural conservation
- Biocultural diversity
- Indigenous lands