Unique permanent exhibition about Indigenous knowledge opened at the National Museum of the Philippines

The month of October is dedicated to Indigenous people in the Philippines. This year, after two years of hard work, the Negrito community – considered the oldest civilization of the Philippine archipelago – partnered with the National Museum of the Philippines to open a permanent exhibition entitled “Tradition, Ecology and Knowledge Among…

New study: deforestation dramatically lower in indigenous territories

A new study by the World Resources Institute shows that deforestation can be up to 20 times lower in community forests that have strong legal protection, than in areas that do not enjoy such protection. This is a compelling argument to strengthen the rights of indigenous peoples to own and manage their…