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Climate Week: Youth, morality and the fate of the Amazon

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 24, 2019
Monday's Climate Week roundup: France commits US$ 100 million to a fund to protect the Amazon, religious leaders discuss the ethics of conservation and scientists declare a "planetary emergency."
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France backs bold new pact to save Amazon

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 23, 2019
France has committed US$ 100 million to a new South American-led initiative to protect the Amazon rainforest, with Conservation International pledging an additional US$ 20 million.
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What is Climate Week? 3 things you need to know

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 18, 2019
Here are 3 things you need to know about Climate Week 2019.
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Amazon fires, plastic pollution, peatland protection: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

August 26, 2019
In case you missed it: Fires surge in the Brazilian Amazon, countries explore ways to reduce plastic pollution and Indonesian government policies help prevent forest fires.
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Four questions about the Amazon fires, answered

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 23, 2019
Conservation International experts explain more about the fires raging through the Amazon.
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