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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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What on Earth is ‘reforestation’?

By Trisha Calvarese

August 5, 2019
In this installment of “What on Earth?” we explore the “reforestation” — what it is, why it’s important, and how it can help stop climate change.
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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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EU bid to halt imported deforestation 'moot without investment'

By Sophie Bertazzo

July 23, 2019
In a new communication, the European Union announced steps it will take to promote global reforestation efforts and end deforestation related to EU imports of agricultural commodities.
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Trond Larsen

‘Ecological SWAT team’ documents treasures from a lost city

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 20, 2019
A team of scientists completed a biological survey of the “White City” of Honduras, a recently discovered set of ancient ruins deep within the Mosquitia rainforest.
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