Climate change makes wetlands especially vulnerable to flood and drought. Colombia races to heal a vital ecosystem, thanks to forgotten native seeds more resistant to erratic rainfalls and high temperatures.
Uganda is known for its progressive policy where refugees are provided land, freedom of movement, and access to employment and social services. This hospitality has been extended to over 200,000 South Sudanese refugees currently settled in the Adjumani district of Northern Uganda.
As a member of Boca Isiriwe, one of the 10 native communities in this protected territory, Cirila defends the largest, most intact primary forest in Peru’s Southern Amazon region from the ravages of mining and illegal logging. The Amarakaeri Communal Reserve is source of livelihoods for more than 1,700 indigenous people.