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“Game over” for the Amazon forest and global climate if Trump wins? (commentary)

Protected areas benefit nature & people, study says — with caveats

Study: A third of Africa’s great apes at risk from mining of transition metals

Hydropower dams further undermine REDD+ efforts in Cambodia

History repeats as logging linked to Cambodian hydropower dam in Cardamoms

U.K. court to hear lawsuit for victims of Brazilian dam disaster

Revealed: Illegal cattle boom in Arariboia territory in deadliest year for Indigenous Guajajara

How effective is the EU’s marquee policy to reduce the illegal timber trade?

Brazil’s BR-319 Highway: The latest maneuver to obtain approval for an environmental disaster (commentary)

In Peru’s Madre de Dios, deforestation from mining brings huge economic losses

Landmark ruling in Suriname grants protections to local and Indigenous communities — for now

#AllEyesonPapua goes viral to highlight threat to Indigenous forests from palm oil

Mongabay video screening at Chile’s Supreme Court expected to help landmark verdict in Brazil

Honduran environmental defenders hit hard by human rights crisis, report says

Governments are ramping up actions to fight environmental crime across the Amazon, but is it working? (commentary)

Beyond deforestation, oil palm estates pose flood and water contamination risks

A forest restoration project brings birdsong back to Angola’s highest mountain

Organized crime puts unprecedented pressure on Guatemala’s largest rainforest

Hold my ointment: Wild orangutan observed healing wound with medicinal plant

Latest palm oil deforester in Indonesia may also be operating illegally

Indonesian company defies order, still clearing peatlands in orangutan habitat

A web of front people conceals environmental offenders in the Amazon

Indonesian capital project finally gets guidelines to avoid harm to biodiversity

Brazil’s cattle industry could suffer major losses without climate policies, report says

Tropical forest loss puts 2030 zero-deforestation target further out of reach

Deforestation from soy shows no sign of stopping in Cerrado, report says

Chocó land deal shows flaws in Ecuador’s forestry incentive program

Palm oil deforestation persists in Indonesia’s Leuser amid new mills, plantations

Ten years since anti-deforestation pledge, corporate world still not doing enough

Major meatpacker JBS misled the public about sustainability efforts, NY lawsuit claims

Major meatpackers are unlawfully deforesting Brazil’s Cerrado, report says

Scientists now know how the Brumadinho dam disaster happened, and the lessons to learn

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