Indigenous communities protect, nourish and heal ancestral forests: 470 million Indigenous Peoples care for and manage 80 percent of the world’s biodiversity, in fact. So why are their rights under attack from companies, miners and illegal loggers? Nonette Royo, a human rights lawyer and executive director at the Tenure Facility, an organisation providing financial and technical assistance to Indigenous Peoples to support their efforts to secure their land rights, joins Climate Curious by TEDxLondon to explain why.
Learn more about The Tenure Facility: https://thetenurefacility.org/
Watch Nonette’s TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/nonette_royo_why_indigenous_forest_guardianship_is_crucial_to_climate_action
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