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Who pays for Amazon rainforest conservation?

Who pays for Amazon rainforest conservation? Who pays for Amazon rainforest conservation? An interview with the largest private sponsor of rainforest protection: the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Rhett Butler,…

Amazon deforestation rate plunges 41 percent

Amazon deforestation rate plunges 41 percent Amazon deforestation rate plunges 41 percent mongabay.com October 26, 2006 Today the Brazilian government announced a sharp drop in Amazon deforestation. Forest loss for…

New bird species discovered in Colombia

New bird species discovered in Colombia New bird species discovered in Colombia mongabay.com October 5, 2006 A bird species new to science has been discovered on a remote mountain range…

$24 million debt-for-nature swap in Guatemala

New bird species discovered in Colombia $24 million debt-for-nature swap in Guatemala mongabay.com October 5, 2006 Tropical forest conservation efforts in Guatemala will receive $24 million under a debt-for-nature swap…

Privatize the Amazon rainforest says UK minister

Privatize the Amazon rainforest says UK minister Privatize the Amazon rainforest says UK minister mongabay.com October 1, 2006 [update] At a summit this week in Mexico, David Miliband, Britain's Environment…

Protecting sea turtles in Costa Rica

Protecting sea turtles in Costa Rica Protecting sea turtles in Costa Rica Noël Dunn September 27, 2006 Travel account: monitoring sea turtle nesting sites on the beaches of Costa Rica…

Amazon soy becomes greener

Amazon soy becomes greener Amazon soy becomes greener mongabay.com July 25, 2006 Brazilian soy crushers and exporters will implement a two-year moratorium on trading soybeans grown on newly deforested lands…

Brazil, U.S. renew Amazon research agreements

Brazil, U.S. renew Amazon research agreements Brazil, U.S. renew Amazon research agreements mongabay.com July 22, 2006 Thursday Brazil and the U.S. renewed two Amazon forest research agreements. Brazilian Deputy Minister…
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