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El pasado martes 19 de enero, se realizó el Webinar “Andenes y Terrazas: Saberes ancestrales al servicio de la conservación del agua y los suelos” que nos deslumbró al contarnos los múltiples beneficios de las más de 300.000 hectáreas de andenes y terrazas que todavía están en uso en el Perú. Douglas Walsh, Director Ejecutivo […]
Tribes on the Edge follows filmmaker Céline Cousteau as she returns to the Brazilian Amazon after a fateful email from Beto of the Marúbo tribe beckons her back to help tell his people’s story. Céline ventures into the heart of the jungle to explore the health crises and the threats to land and human rights […]
Recuerdo cuando participé, hace algunos años atrás, en un panel convocado a propósito del Día Mundial del Agua, cuando -de pronto- se generó una discusión en torno a las barreras para el escalamiento de inversión en la infraestructura natural para el agua. Un experto opinó sobre cómo los intereses políticos tienen un peso importante aquí: […]
I remember participating in a panel convened for World Water Day a few years ago, when the discussion turned to the barriers to scaling up investment in natural infrastructure for water. One expert expressed the opinion that political interests carry a lot of weight for a simple reason: “You can’t inaugurate an investment in nature […]
Climate finance has been designed in such a way that we're overlooking countries and jurisdictions (incl. indigenou… twitter.com/i/web/status/13823…
RT @mongabay: David Kaimowitz describes his career as a “a 30-year quest to understand what causes deforestation,” one that has b… https://t.co/Gyn5M1083c
New opportunities to work with our Forest Policy, Trade, and Finance team! twitter.com/naomibasik/status/…
Food for Friday thought: How the US ecological restoration industry is scaling nature-based solutions to climate -… twitter.com/i/web/status/13780…
"Build Back Better?" Peru's Already Doing It. Some big updates from our colleagues & partners in Peru. More to come… twitter.com/i/web/status/13779…
RT @DKaimowitz: Opinion | Recognizing Indigenous land rights can help fight climate change and boost economies - The Washington Post https://t.co/qn7i0kFGYo
Read right now - beautifully written and devastating. "Since the coup...we’ve lost hope for the future of our fore… twitter.com/i/web/status/13776…
Don’t forget to visit the “Mujeres del Agua” virtual gallery! A beautiful collection of photos & stories recognizin… twitter.com/i/web/status/13776…
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