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To Defend Rights and Set Precedent, First Nation Targets Logging Plan
'It saddens me that we are forced to fight in court to protect our children from the dangerous impacts of clear-cut logging,' says Grassy Narrows chief
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Cutting Tropical Deforestation is Key to Curbing Climate Change, And It's Cheap
New studies shows how easy it could be to curb one driving force of climate change, and the devastating consequences if we don't
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Four Ways Mexico’s Indigenous Farmers Are Practicing the Agriculture of the Future
How can we get the most out of our farmland without harming the planet? I traveled to rural Mexico to learn from indigenous farmers.
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Grand Canyon in the Crosshairs? Risky Mega-Development Moves Forward
'The Forest Service is paving the way for foreign investors to exploit America's most treasured natural landmark all to turn a profit,' says Earthjustice
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What Lies Behind the Recent Surge of Amazon Deforestation
After declining by more than 70 percent in recent years, deforestation in the Amazon is soaring.
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Genetically-Engineered Trees: A "Cure" Worse Than the Disease
On Thursday, the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement, MST, made it quite clear that they, along with groups all over the world, soundly reject genetically engineered trees. Futuragene, a company owned by Suzano, one of Brazil's largest pulp producers, had recently applied for commercial release of...
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NASA: Tropical Forests Key to Fighting Greenhouse Gases
New study finds tropical forests absorbing more carbon dioxide than previously thought
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Protecting Indigenous Rights in Amazon 'Critical' in Climate Change Fight: Study
'International recognition and investment in indigenous and protected areas are essential to ensuring their continued contribution to global climate stability.'
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Indigenous Groups Occupy Airport Near Amazon Oil Reserves
'Without a satisfactory response to the interests of the Amazon Indians, the measures [of force] will get more radical,' community leader Hugo Perez Petza said
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Climate Change and Deforestation Will Not Be Solved with a Trick
Forests contain roughly 90 percent of the world's terrestrial biodiversity and deforestation is one of many crucial issues which ministers and experts are discussing at their 6-17 October UN Convention on Biological Diversity meeting in Korea. Now let's say it was up to you to reverse deforestation...
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