Guardians of the Forest: Indigenous Peoples Take Action to Conserve Nearly Half of Suriname

9 March 2015

The Trio and Wayana Communities, with the support of Conservation International and WWF Guianas, presented a declaration of cooperation to the National Assembly of Suriname that announces an indigenous conservation corridor spanning 72,000 square kilometers across the southern half of the country. It covers some of the most pristine, intact and remote rainforests in the world and is the first in Suriname declared by indigenous peoples.

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