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Protest against deforestation. Credit FECONAU

Shipibo-Conibo people defend their territories from palm oil in the Peruvian Amazon

Federación de Comunidades Nativas del Ucayali y Afluentes and Forest Peoples Programme The traditional lands of the Shipibo-Conibo indigenous community of Santa Clara de Uchunya in the Peruvian Amazon extend to more than 85,000 hectares. Historically, these lands have provided abundant game and fish, medicines, construction materials and clean water. “We would go to our lands … Read more