Seeds of Hope

Forest peoples’ knowledge and practices of the use and management of controlled fire in forests have been identified within climate change policies as the cause of forest fires. Nevertheless, fire is critical for ensuring the food and cultural sovereignty of forest peoples.

Fires in the Amazon are occurring more frequently and with greater intensity. But who is really burning the forests?

The indigenous Shawi people repeat their call for protests in defense of their territory in the tropical rainforest. This time the threat is in the form of the world's leading gold mining company: Barrick Gold Corporation.