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5 rainforest species that could save your life

By Ben Koses

August 15, 2016
The rainforest may be nature’s biggest pharmacy. Will continued deforestation stand in the way of life-saving medicines?
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Stopping deforestation in the Amazon by 2020? It’s possible

By Molly Bergen

August 10, 2016
Adequately protecting the world’s largest tropical rainforest has long proved elusive. Here’s why it’s finally achievable.
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Amazon facing worst fire season on record, expert says

By Sophie Bertazzo

July 21, 2016
New tech could help countries and remote communities fight wildfires before they start.
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For forests to combat climate change, 3 things we must do

By Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier

January 25, 2016
It’s not as simple as planting a bunch of trees.
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