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After historic 2023 drought, Amazon communities brace for more in Brazil

As logging booms in Suriname, forest communities race to win land rights

Brazil’s new pro-agribusiness pesticide law threatens Amazon biodiversity

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

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

Environmental agents intensify strike amid record fires in Brazil

Hydropower dams further undermine REDD+ efforts in Cambodia

History repeats as logging linked to Cambodian hydropower dam in Cardamoms

Fire bans not effective as the Amazon and Pantanal burn, study says

Reintroduction project brings golden parakeets back to the skies of Brazil’s Belém

Indigenous Wai Wai seek markets for Brazil nuts without middlemen

The most prominent mining companies in the Pan Amazon – a review

Experts aim to protect one of Brazil’s giant emblematic tree species

Fraud and corruption drive illegal wildlife trade in the Amazon

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

The harsh, dangerous gig of seizing thousands of illegal cattle in the Amazon

Brazilian Amazon ‘cattle laundering’ taints JBS & Frigol supply chains: Report

Solutions to avoid loss of environmental, social and governance investment

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

Verra suspends carbon credit projects following police raid in Brazil

2 years after Bruno & Dom’s murders, Amazon region still rife with gangs

Brazil police raid Amazon carbon credit projects exposed by Mongabay

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

In the Pan Amazon, environmental liabilities of old mining have become economic liabilities

New bill to expand farmlands in the Amazon may derail Brazil’s green efforts

Sustainability in the extractive industries is a paradox

In Amazon’s tri-border Javari region, teens fall prey to drug gangs’ lure

Guyana road projects spark concerns for future development on wetlands

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

Top brands buy Amazon carbon credits from suspected timber laundering scam

Organized crime puts unprecedented pressure on Guatemala’s largest rainforest

Bird populations are mysteriously declining at an Amazon park in Ecuador & beyond

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