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Giving indigenous communities title to land protects tropical forests, study finds

Peruvian-Amazon

Peer-reviewed study shows deforestation drops dramatically the same year land rights are granted to indigenous communities in Peru A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides some of the first rigorous peer-reviewed evidence that giving indigenous communities formal legal title to their land protects tropical forests. The study was conducted by researchers from Resources for ...

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