Why Indigenous People Need To Be Included In Conversation

The local Q’eqchi’ initially opposed the designation, and vociferously, for fear it would infringe on their rights to the land. Over time, though, they grew to realize that it was helping ensure the future of the environment and their own community. Learn more at https://news.mongabay.com/2018/12/guatemala-an-indigenous-community-rejects-then-accepts-a-protected-area/?fbclid=IwAR1jPOgpSKdaL81KNQXOtTxcHegwwoliK0smk8dnb86nnvU5X0Vdk_ci0IY

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