Climate Change

Peter Seligmann with Indigenous leader Beto Marubo, in Vale do Javari, in 2018. Photo credit to Daniela Lerda/Nia Tero.

June 18, 2024

Indigenous Peoples Should Be Rewarded For Fighting Climate Change, Says Peter Seligmann, Founder of Nia Tero

Lia Hama, for Um Só Planeta*

In an interview for the Brazilian news outlet Um Só Planeta, Nia Tero’s CEO, Peter Seligmann, talks about the role played by Indigenous Peoples in fighting global warming and protecting biodiversity.


Indigenous women from Brazil marched at COP28, symbolically advocating for Indigenous rights in climate negotiations. Credit: Estevam Rafael/Presidência do Brasil.

December 20, 2023

Indigenous Peoples Demand Effective Participation and Justice in the COP28 Energy Transition

The summit in Dubai was marked by Indigenous Peoples voicing shared concerns and promoting climate solutions based on traditional knowledge.


Participants from around the world joined the training aimed at providing mentorship for Indigenous youth leaders to engage in the global climate debate.

December 8, 2023

COP28: Indigenous Guardians Engage in Training to Advocate for their Rights

To ensure emerging Indigenous leaders like Jacinta succeed in their efforts at COP28, Nia Tero has supported a training initiative.


Riverboat trapped on a sandbank during one of the worst droughts ever recorded in the Brazilian Amazon.

November 3, 2023

Historic Drought Threatens Indigenous Lives and Ecosystems in the Amazon

In the Brazilian Amazon, an ongoing historic drought poses a significant threat to Indigenous Peoples, local communities and entire ecosystems.