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The forest behind your perfume

By Juliette Crepin

August 29, 2016
In the forests of Venezuela, three villages have found a crucial source of livelihood amid the country’s roiling economic crisis.
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What we're reading: Blackouts in Venezuela, 'green Oscars' in Indonesia

By Bruno Vander Velde

May 3, 2016
News you might have missed from the world of conservation.
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Non-Timber Forest Product Harvest Smells Sweet in Venezuela

By Dr. Eduard Niesten

October 11, 2012
Harvesting natural ingredients for the perfume industry is providing sustainable livelihoods for residents of Aripao.
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Tonka Beans: The Scent of Sustainability

By Juliette Crepin

March 28, 2012
In Venezuela, CI and Givaudan are working with communities to ethically source the popular fragrance ingredient.
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