Nature Conservancy

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  • Created on: 02-04-14 16:30
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  • Nature Conservancy
    • NGO
    • Works with indigenous people in the Amazon Rainforest
      • The indigenous people now have a right to their land
        • 20% of the Amazon Rainforest
      • Helps them develop the forests sustainably
        • Involves the whole community in the projects
          • Ethnomapping
            • The local people draw on a satellite image of the area
            • Identify nat. resources, villages, illegal hunting, mining, etc
            • The map is taken away+ digitised-> returned
            • The community then use the map to plan their use of the area
    • 2006
      • A training centre in Manaus, Brazil
        • Local people learn how to manage their areas+ complete the ethnomapping exercise
        • 15 students trained at a time


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