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Madagascar gets biggest protected area

Leaf-tailed gecko in Madagascar. Photo by Rhett A. Butler Madagascar officially designated its largest protected area in a region renowned for its tropical rainforests and rich diversity of wildlife, including…

Featured video: How to save the Amazon

The past ten years have seen unprecedented progress in fighting deforestation in the Amazon. Indigenous rights, payments for ecosystem services, government enforcement, satellite imagery, and a spirit of cooperation amongst…

Deforestation could be stopped by 2020

Deforested peatlands in Indonesian Borneo. Indonesia has one of the world's highest rates of deforestation currently. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler . If governments commit to an international program to…

How do we save Africa’s forests?

Africa’s forests are fast diminishing to the detriment of climate, biodiversity, and millions of people of dependent on forest resources for their well-being. But is the full conservation of Africa's…