The EARTH DEFENDERS TOOLKIT

is a collaborative space for earth defender communities and their allies

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MAPEO

Mapeo was built with and for earth defenders to easily document environmental and human rights information and to collect data about their land.

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TERRASTORIES

Terrastories is an application for communities to map, protect, and share stories about their land. It can be used by individuals or communities who want to connect audio or video content to places on a map.

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COMMUNITY LANDS

Community Lands is a website management tool for communities to publish information about way of life, news and stories about the threats and challenges they face, and efforts to protect their lands.

Amplifying Frontline Communities

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    June 29, 2021 ECA-Amarakaeri: Monitoring the Amarakaeri Communal Reserve in Peru
    June 29, 2021 Matawai: Place-based Storytelling in Suriname
    June 29, 2021 Waorani: Mapping Ancestral Lands in Ecuador

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