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Interactive Map Can Help Indigenous Peoples Secure Land Rights

Indigenous peoples whose land rights have often been exploited due to lack of maps and data have a new tool to help secure their rights: a global interactive map of the land they claim called LandMark. Indigenous peoples and communities claim to hold about two-thirds of the world's land but are legally recognized as holding only 10 percent, according to think thank World Resources Institute (WRI), one of the organizations behind the project. "By visualizing the locations of...

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