Climate change and displacement in the indigenous region of Gunayala, Panama

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Climate change is already displaceming families in the Autonomous Region of Carlos-ArenasGunayala, Panama, where indigenous communities call an archipelago on the eastern Caribbean coastline home. Finding equitable and just solutions for families who are losing their homes and livelihoods presents an urgent challenge for the national government, local authorities and the communities affected, says Carlos Arenas, a UW-Madison alumnus and consultant at Displacement Solutions, a human rights non-governmental organization that specializes in climate migration.

To continue reading, please visit:  http://ghi.wisc.edu/event/climate-change-and-displacement-in-the-indigenous-region-of-gunayala-panama/

To watch Carlos Arenas’ public talk video, please click here.

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