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Tropical Forest Champions Roundtable

Earth Innovation Institute's Executive Director and Senior Scientist Dan Nepstad and Geospatial Analyst Juan Ardila presented the following at a roundtable of regional governors, ministers and officials representing more than half of the Amazon ... Read More >>

Database: Authority of Second-Tier Governments to Reduce Deforestation in 30 Tropical Countries

The authority of state- and province-level governments (“second-tier governments”) to make decisions related to slowing deforestation independently of national governments varies widely across countries. This free, open-access database ... Read More >>

Guiding Principles of Collaboration and Partnership

Indigenous peoples, traditional communities, and subnational governments come together to highlight the Power of Partnerships in improving livelihoods, conserving forests, and tackling climate ... Read More >>

CNN Interview with EII’s Dan Nepstad on Brazil Deforestation

 EII's Executive Director Dan Nepstad speaks with CNN anchor John Vause on July 29 on rising rates of deforestation in Brazil and how incentives can spur farmers to move toward more sustainable ... Read More >>

Earth Innovator: Mina Setra

Mina Setra is Deputy Secretary General of AMAN, the Alliance of Indigenous Peoples of the Archipelago, and a member of the Dayak Pompakng tribe. In this interview with EII, Mina discusses the importance of including indigenous peoples in ... Read More >>