$5,004 to help secure the Zapara Nation’s legal title to 988,000 acres of what remains of their ancestral territory, preserving the integrity of both the Zapara culture and one of the purest, most biodiverse regions in the Ecuadorian rainforest.
$5,000 to support an effort to create an alternative source of income through the cultivation of rubber trees and the sustainable management of the 247 hectare NDE community forest, which would help provide protection from illegal timber dealers.
$5,017 to support ABGREMO’s campaign to protect mangroves in Cross River State, Nigeria by educating and working with local communities about the important of mangroves to the local economy and through the formation of Community Mangrove Forest Management Committees (CMMC) in pilot communities.
$8,000 grant in support of a project to defend U’wa land from proposed oil drilling, including several workshops on oil exploration in the Colombian Amazon, demarcation of U’wa land, and an appeal to the Colombian Government to reverse the decision allowing drilling on U’wa land.
$5,000 to develop renewable forest resources, such as herbal remedies, plant oils, and ornamental plants that would be sold to local markets as economic alternatives in the Rio Branco area of the Brazilian Amazonian state of Acre.
$5,016 to help with maintaining a continued presence of Environmental Investigation Agency and Telapak Indonesia campaigners in both Jakarta and Central Kalimantan in order to increase pressure on national and regional authorities to investigate and track the sale of illegal timber to consuming markets, especially the United States.
$5,000 with which FUPNAPIB aims to complete the demarcation of a protected area in Honduras and to identify where the highest biodiversity and greatest threats are in order to obtain funding to increase the existing number of park guards to carry out monitoring activities.