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As Colombia pursues peace, nature could be powerful bridge

By Molly Bergen

September 30, 2016
One of the country’s greatest assets offers a powerful route toward reconciliation.
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From machetes to maps: How a ‘red line’ eased conflict in Bolivia’s Amazon

By Candido Pastor

August 19, 2016
After years of dispute, competing land users found common ground through a map they drew together.
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3 ways protecting nature can help resolve conflict

By Sarah Hauck

May 31, 2016
As tension over natural resources escalates, new evidence shows that protecting nature can help promote peace.
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Verdicts in turtle conservationist’s murder a rare rebuke of crimes against environmentalists

By Molly Bergen

April 11, 2016
Jairo Mora Sandoval was a victim of a war between poachers and environmentalists on a Costa Rican beach.
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As a vital lake vanishes, a woman fights for the people it leaves behind

By Molly Bergen

April 5, 2016
Indigenous woman and “climate warrior” Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim has brought the struggles of her community onto the global stage.
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