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Dodging bullets in Brazil with Greenpeace

Dodging bullets in Brazil with Greenpeace Dodging bullets in Brazil with Greenpeace The Independent Published: 02 October 2005 When self-confessed hippie and Innocent smoothies entrepreneur Richard Reed travelled to the…

Fires rage in Bolivian rainforest

Fires rage in Amazon rainforest of Bolivia Fires rage in Bolivian rainforest Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com September 23, 2005 Fires have burned more than 1700 square miles (4450 square km)…

Rainforest plant helps treat psoriasis

Rainforest plant helps treat psoriasis Rainforest plant helps treat psoriasis mongabay.com July 14, 2005 A compound derived from an Amazon-rainforest tree is effective in the treatment of the skin disease…