Building Global Support for Indigenous-led Efforts to Protect 80% of Amazonia by 2025

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  • IUCN Members have voted to support indigenous-led efforts to protect 80% of the Amazon forest by 2025
  • The approval Motion 129 is a proposal not only designed to protect the Amazon but to act as a model for to protect other large ecosystems
  • The proposal also emphasized the respect of the rights of indigenous people and local communities and the role they play in protected area governance. […]

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