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Guyana aims to shift economy from gold to green

By Molly Bergen

January 27, 2017
A new initiative aims to improve mining practices and ease the country’s transition to a greener economy.
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Building guesthouses — not mines — on South Africa’s Wild Coast

By Tessa Mildenhall

June 23, 2016
In a time when it’s more dangerous than ever to be an environmental activist, three brave women continue fighting to protect the land they love.
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From rice to shrimp: How one unlikely crustacean is helping to save the Amazon

By Paulina Jenney

September 1, 2015
In the Peruvian rainforest, CI and partners are changing the way shrimp is raised — and helping farmers produce more food without clearing more trees.
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Village takes bold step to save fishery — with help from goats

By Luciano Andriamaro

June 18, 2015
In northernmost Madagascar, fishermen exponentially increased their fish catch in six years. Here’s how.
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Women’s Collective Revitalizes Costa Rican Island Community

By Marco Quesada, Ph.D.

April 16, 2014
When fish catch declined in their coastal town, these women were determined to find economic alternatives.
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