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Can carbon credits from REDD compete with palm oil?

Reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) is increasingly seen as a compelling way to conserve tropical forests while simultaneously helping mitigate climate change, preserving biodiversity, and providing sustainable livelihoods…

How to save the Amazon rainforest

A look at emerging mechanisms to protect the world's largest rainforests. A broad array of articles on solutions to Amazon deforestation can be found at the conclusion of this piece.

How to Save Snow Leopards

How to Save Snow Leopards How to Save Snow Leopards: An interview with Dr. Rodney Jackson of the Snow Leopard Conservancy Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com October 28, 2008 The snow…

Is Earth Day a waste of time?

Earth Day: Another gimmick day full of false promises and empty pledges or a day of reflection? Borneo rainforest, photo by R. Butler So today is Earth Day. You may…
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