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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…

Saving Orangutans in Borneo

Saving Orangutans in Borneo Orangutan in Borneo, photo by Rhett Butler Saving Orangutans in Borneo Rhett Butler, mongabay.com May 24, 2006 The air is warm and heavy with the morning…

Amazon rainforest: Empty of animals

Amazon rainforest: Empty of animals Special to mongabay.com: Wilderness Classroom: Expedition 2006The following is an update from The Wilderness Classroom's expedition to the Peruvian rainforest. You can follow their adventures…

Flooded forest habitat in the Amazon rainforest

Flooded forest habitat in the Amazon rainforest Special to mongabay.com: Wilderness Classroom: Expedition 2006The following is an update from The Wilderness Classroom's expedition to the Peruvian rainforest. You can follow…

The Amazon: Fisherman’s paradise

The Amazon: Fisherman's paradise Special to mongabay.com: Wilderness Classroom: Expedition 2006The following is an update from The Wilderness Classroom's expedition to the Peruvian rainforest. You can follow their adventures at…

Sloths are not lazy, they are just slow

Sloths are not lazy, they are just slow Special to mongabay.com: Wilderness Classroom: Expedition 2006The following is an update from The Wilderness Classroom's expedition to the Peruvian rainforest. You can…

Emerging from the Wilderness

Emerging from the Wilderness Special to mongabay.com: Wilderness Classroom: Expedition 2006The following is an update from The Wilderness Classroom's expedition to the Peruvian rainforest. You can follow their adventures at…

Is there any relief from the mosquitoes?

Is there any relief from the mosquitoes? Special to mongabay.com: Wilderness Classroom: Expedition 2006The following is an update from The Wilderness Classroom's expedition to the Peruvian rainforest. You can follow…

Why is palm oil replacing tropical rainforests?

Why is oil palm replacing tropical rainforests Why is oil palm replacing tropical rainforests? Why are biofuels fueling deforestation? Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com April 25, 2006 [Update] In a word,…