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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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Reconnecting with nature in the shadow of war

By Rui Pinto

July 13, 2015
After years of conflict, communities in Timor-Leste struggle to heal — and rebuild links to the ecosystems that sustain them.
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Environmental Peacebuilding: Conservation Agreements Reduce People-park Conflict in Liberia

By Dr. Eduard Niesten

February 20, 2015
Too often, protected areas seem to pit conservation goals against the needs of local people, leading inevitably to conflict.
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