Cornered by Protected Areas

Indigenous Peoples and local communities have been conserving their lands and forests for centuries. But the rise of “fortress conservation” is forcing them from their homes, hurting people and forests alike.

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
UN Special Rapporteur on the

Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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