Kimberley Brown is a freelance writer and video journalist based in Quito, Ecuador. She has been living in Latin America and covering regional society and politics—with the occasional environmental story—for the past four years.
The Waorani community in Ecuador won a historic ruling that may create a new guide for other indigenous communities looking to protect their lands from oil interests.
Maps, long used by colonizers to dispossess native peoples, are becoming a tool for indigenous people to reclaim sovereignty over their lands.
New research has found that higher levels of inequality lead to more deforestation, whereas better equality leads to better forest protections.
A new U.N. report finds that, to address climate change, we don't need new laws or regulations, but to get countries to comply with laws that already exist.
While illegal mining in the Amazon has been a problem for decades, new data shows levels that are not comparable to any other period of its history.