The Wampís Nation are an indigenous autonomous government who are fighting to stop rich investors from entering Wampis territory to carry out logging, oil extraction or mining.
By protecting an area of over 1.3 million hectares, they are helping to fight climate change and biodiversity loss – but they are receiving no recognition or support for their actions.
Tarimat Pujut: Living in Harmony with Nature in Peru
- Forest Peoples Programme
- Tropical forests
- Conservation and sustainable use
- Land rights and tenure
- This case study is part of the 2021-2022 LBO digital storytelling project.