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Amazon Native Leaders Assert Forest Stewardship for Climate Rescue

CHACLACAYO, Peru, December 8, 2009 (ENS) – As government government officials gather in Copenhagen to negotiate a global response to climate change, Amazonian indigenous leaders are concerned about how the resulting agreement will impact their people and ancestral lands.

Among the expected results of the two-week UN climate change conference is approval of an international regime for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, REDD, which holds both promise and challenges for the forest peoples….

Amazon Native Leaders Assert Forest Stewardship for Climate Rescue