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The most important conservation law you’ve never heard of

By Olivia DeSmit

April 29, 2019
The Tropical Forest Conservation Act, a debt-for-nature program, has already saved more than 68 million acres of tropical forest.
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Climate heavyweights: We need nature

By Shyla Raghav

April 5, 2019
We need nature to fight climate change, our climate expert argues.
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Forests and facts: 5 things to know about a gloomy new study

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 29, 2017
According to a new study, the world’s tropical forests are in such poor shape that they are emitting more climate-warming carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than they absorb.
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Climate change spells trouble for orangutans

By Leah Duran

August 18, 2017
Editor’s note: August 19 is World Orangutan Day. The world’s orangutan population is dwindling.
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What on Earth is ‘sustainable’ coffee?

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 29, 2016
What makes coffee “sustainable,” and why it even matters.
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