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The Amazon is on fire: 5 things you need to know

By Bruno Vander Velde

August 22, 2019
The Amazon is on fire. Here are 5 things you need to know.
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Deforestation in the Amazon, fuel-efficient futures, shark by-catch: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

July 29, 2019
In case you missed it: Deforestation rates in the Amazon exponentially increasing, four major automakers signed a deal with California to increase fuel-efficiency standards and sharks have little refuge from the dangers of bycatch.
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New protected area in Amazon announced

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 4, 2019
Recently, the Bolivian government established the Bajo Madidi Municipal Conservation and Management Area.
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Protected areas see recent rise in legal rollbacks: study

By Olivia DeSmit

May 31, 2019
New study: Rollbacks of legal protections to protected areas are on the rise.
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As climate warms, Ecuador fights fires with forecasts

By Olivia DeSmit

May 22, 2019
An innovative tool combines weather forecasts with fire-tracking systems to create a "fire-weather forecast."
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