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Amazonia and the Setbacks of Brazil’s Political Moment Commentary

ISEE member, Philip Fearnside, provides commentary on 12 October 2018 on Amazonia and the setbacks of Brazil’s political moment. The commentary begins…. Brazil’s presidential election has created virulent polarization in the country with consequences for the Amazon. Right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro won … Continue reading

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Global Wildlife Conservation Lead Scientist

Global Wildlife Conservation Lead Scientist World Wildlife Fund Location: Flexible WWF’s half-century of conservation success is rooted firmly in science; it informs and underpins everything we do. The scientific rigor we bring to our work is unmatched in the nonprofit … Continue reading

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Can Cutting Down Trees Actually Help Save The Planet?

It may sound antithetical to what we usually hear about climate change, but cutting down some trees could actually be a good thing for our environment, according to new research. Trees provide natural carbon storage, and cutting them down leads … Continue reading

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Women Managing Farms and Forests in South Asia

Women Managing Farms and Forests in South Asia By Bina Agarwal For millions of rural women and their families in developing countries, rights to agricultural land and forest resources are critical determinants of their well-being and their security against destitution. … Continue reading

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