To the west, in the Peruvian Amazon, the story is similar. Where Indigenous communities have the title to their land, it ‘reduces clearing by more than three-quarters and forest disturbance by roughly two-thirds,’ says Allen Blackman of the Washington think tank Resources for the Future.
Indigenous Defenders: Why Tribes Do Conservation Better Than Conservationists
GRANTA Magazine published a book except that cites a 2017 Resources blog post about the value of Indigenous-led conservation.
Media Highlight from GRANTA Magazine — Aug. 27, 2021