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914,742,000 ha
GDP/Capita
55,719.1 USD
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Indigenous Land Management Is the Best Answer to the Wildfire Crisis

11 June 2021

As drought and climate change make fires worse, officials are returning to Native nations’ time-tested techniques. Returning the land would be better. Last August, as yet another season of historic wildfires ripped through the West and sent plumes of smoke drifting across the continent, reporters…

Indigenous tribes are at the forefront of climate change planning in the U.S.

4 February 2020

Temperatures in Idaho’s Columbia, Snake, and Salmon rivers were so warm in 2015 that they cooked millions of salmon and steelhead to death. As climate change leads to consistently warmer temperatures and lower river flows, researchers expect that fish kills like this will become much more common…

What to think of California’s new Tropical Forest Standard

17 November 2019

This topic will be discussed at the Global Landscapes Forum Luxembourg on 30 November. With carbon-absorbing tropical forests vital to limiting global warming, California has approved a new carbon offset standard aimed at keeping such forests in place. The Standard is the latest initiative from the…

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Biden administration: How can women benefit from land technology?

Biden administration: How can women benefit from land technology?

20 January 2021

Land technology is moving at warp speed. How will the Biden administration and Samantha Power ensure women benefit? Today Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States. The change of administration will bring radical shifts in the United States’ foreign and domestic policy and…