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- Here’s a digest of some of the significant developments from the week.
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Norway and Ethiopia could build on their collaboration to address climate change through forest protection (allAfrica).
Representatives from Liberia and the EU reaffirmed their pledge to stop illegal logging of the West African country’s forests (FrontPageAfrica).
Ecosystems shift with the loss of predators, according to research in Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park (Pacific Standard).
The construction of a 4,300-kilometer (2,700-mile) road in Indonesian Papua has sparked violent uprisings from local populations (The Wall Street Journal).
A new study tracks the importance of parks and other protected areas in East Africa (University of California, Davis).
The U.S. Department of the Interior sidelined concerns from scientists about the damage of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (E&E News).
Indigenous understanding of fire’s role in the landscape could help land managers (Ensia).
Rising seas could dwarf the damage to California from past earthquakes and wildfires (Los Angeles Times).
Dozens of passengers were reportedly injured when their ferry struck a whale in Japan (BBC News).
Scientists and conservationists are starting to prepare for invasive species before they cause problems (Undark).
Research shows that convincing arguments about climate change are more likely to rest on emotions than facts (Undark).
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