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Safeguarding forests and sustainable livelihoods

Deforestation damages ecosystems, communities, and the Earth's climate. CIEL helps design policies and actions to reduce deforestation in a manner that follows a rights-based approach and respects international law. Supporting the sustainable livelihoods of forest-dependent peoples and ensuring their continued access to resources helps reduce deforestation, protect biodiverstiy, and stabilize the climate.
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Read what CIEL staff have to say on Climate Change at our CIEL Worldview Blog - Climate Change category.

Climate Change Program Featured Publication

Featured CIEL Climate Change Publication - Climate Change & Human Rights: A PrimerClimate Change & Human Rights: A Primer

Summary of how climate change impacts and response measures are affecting the full and effective enjoyment of human rights; includes a summary of relevant activities and decisions taken at the Human Rights Council, UNFCCC and other policy processes. (CIEL Staff: Orellana & Johl) (May 2011)


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