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5 ways Indigenous people are protecting the planet

An indigenous man from the Pataxo tribe in Brazil.

Indigenous people protect 80% of Earth’s remaining biodiversity. Image: REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Douglas Broom
Senior Writer, Forum Agenda
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Indigenous people protect 80% of Earth’s remaining biodiversity. Image: Statista

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Indigenous people are custodians of their landscapes. Image: Unsplash/Kiyoshi

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