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Can a carbon offset project really secure Indigenous rights in authoritarian Cambodia?

Thai plan to redraw boundaries of tiger reserve sparks concern and criticism

A Guatemalan reserve turns from civil war refuge to deforestation hotspot

Space mission that maps forests in 3D makes an early comeback

Ugandan chimps are eating bat guano, raising concerns over human epidemics

Regions with highest risks to wildlife have fewest camera traps, study finds

Conservation pays and everyone’s benefitting from it (commentary)

Let’s reduce poverty & deforestation via greater EUDR traceability requirements (commentary)

Sumatra pulp & paper giants violate zero-deforestation pledge, activists allege

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

Shrimp farms threaten Mexico’s mangroves and the jaguars that inhabit them

Indonesia’s oil palm smallholders get a boost in bid for sustainability

Climate surprises: Amazonia and the lessons of Brazil’s catastrophic flood in Rio Grande do Sul (commentary)

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

Study says 40% of Amazon region is potentially conserved — more than officially recorded

‘Miracle’ in miniature as rare new plant defies deforestation in Ecuador

As chocolate prices skyrocket from decades of deforestation, adopting agroforestry is key (commentary)

Borneo’s Dayak adapt Indigenous forestry to modern peat management

Zambian forest reserve rebounds with a little assistance

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

Beekeeping helps villagers tend coastal forests in Thai mangrove hotspot

In Indonesia’s Aceh, a once-isolated forest hosts local travelers on bamboo rafts

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

Deforestation in Earth’s largest rainforest continues to plummet despite a rise in fires

Large birds can boost forest carbon storage — if deforestation doesn’t interfere

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

Solutions to avoid loss of environmental, social and governance investment

Death of Umi sparks concern over electric threat to Sumatran elephants

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

Weak banking regulations leave two-thirds of Amazon vulnerable to oil and gas

Verra suspends carbon credit projects following police raid in Brazil

Brazil police raid Amazon carbon credit projects exposed by Mongabay

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