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What to expect for rainforests in 2017

While 2016 lacked the drama of Indonesia's 2015 fire and haze crisis, surging deforestation in Earth's largest rainforest and ongoing destruction of forests for industrial plantations meant that it was…

Elephants rejoice: China to end ivory trade

Elephant in South Africa. Photos by Rhett A. Butler. The Chinese government announced today that it will "eventually" shut down its legal domestic ivory market. The move, which surprised conservationists,…
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