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- Government Crackdowns on Civil Environmental Groups– Nov 2014
- Latin American Big Industry, Climate Change, and Biodiversity Conservation– Sept 2014
- Food Waste & Spoilage in Sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Saharan Africa– Jul 2014
- The Social & Environmental Impacts of Foreign Development Finance in the Western Amazon– Jul 2014
- The Brazilian Development Bank & The Amazon– May 2014
- Great Apes and Extractive Industries– Mar 2014
- Amazonian Protected Areas: Benefits for People– Feb 2014
- Community forestry as a climate change solution– Dec 2013
- Cleaning up commodity supply chains– Dec 2013
- Is there demand for sustainable fisheries’ products in China?– Dec 2013
- The State of Marine Fisheries in Indonesia– Sept 2013
- Innovation in Tropical Biodiversity Conservation– Jul 2013