As people around the globe mark World Rainforest Day, Mohammad Zainuri Hasyim of the Rainforest Alliance in Indonesia says we must start recognizing the power of Indigenous and local communities in preserving this vital natural resource.
How indigenous groups and social forestry can save Indonesia’s rainforest
When Guatemala created a major reserve 30 years ago, environmentalists complained that too much land was entrusted to local people and not converted to parks. Now, the parks have been overrun by ranches linked to drug traffickers, while the community-run lands are well preserved.
Parks vs. People: In Guatemala, Communities Take Best Care of the Forest
As our team gathers in Vancouver, Canada, for the 8th FSC General Assembly we reflect back on our shared history and contributions to responsible forestry.
Bunun Tribe Becomes First Indigenous Community to Achieve FSC Certification in Taiwan and the Greater China Region
Our Director of certification recently traveled to the mountains of Taiwan to present the Bunun tribe with a groundbreaking FSC certification.