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Climate security in the Amazon basin


Protecting the world's biggest rainforest, the Amazon, and strengthening disaster risk governance in this strategic area is critical in any effort to reverse the climate crisis.

The local views on security, governance, indigenous forms of resource management, disaster adaptation, and recovery should be at the center of the analysis.

DCAF video series "Climate security in the Amazon basin" shares insights from young activists from Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela. They shed light on climate-related security risks faced by people living in the Amazon basin.

Watch the full series on YouTube