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Troika Of Trouble For Bolivia's Cordillera De Sama Reserve

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BOLIVIA - "This year there was a hailstorm which ruined our garlic crops," says Hilda. ...

Timor-Leste: With Sacrifice And Ceremony, Tribe Sets Eco Rules

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On the morning of Aug. 20, 2012, about 150 men, women and children gathered in the village of Biacou, in northern Timor-Leste. They assembled at a sacred spot called Oho-no-rai to take part in a ceremony inaugurating the village's tara bandu, a custo ...

PPR Virus Poses Threat to Conservation

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A team of conservationists from the Royal Veterinary College, WCS, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna published a letter in this week?s edition of the journal Science on the threat of t ...

Cerrado Farm Community Fights For Life Against Dam, Eucalyptus Growers

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BRAZIL - The tiny settlement, or rather, what remains of it, sits on the border between Maranhao and Tocantins state, and it is steeped in a history of conflict. Its sixty families, now diminished to 29, have fought the government, a consortium of mining and ...

Are Deep Sea Reefs Really A Lifeboat For Our Vanishing Corals?

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When Luiz Rocha, a fish biologist at the California Academy of Sciences, goes scuba diving, he tacks on one and a half times his body weight in specialized diving gear. Once he submerges, he can?t spare a moment to take in the vibrant corals just ben ...

Congo Basin Rainforest May Be Gone By 2100, Study Finds

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CONGO - Africa?s Congo Basin is home to the second-largest rainforest on the planet. But according to a new study, this may soon not be the case. It finds that at current rates of deforestation, all primary forest will be gone by the end of the century. ...

Tipping Point: Huge Wildlife Loss Threatens The Life Support Of Our Small Planet

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A report by the WWF published on October 30 reveals how our actions are degrading the natural world the very basis on which our livelihood depends. The Living Planet Report 2018 shows that between 1970 and 2014, vertebrate mammal, fish, bird, amphibi ...

Local Fishers Oppose $2.7 Billion Deal Opening Madagascar To Chinese Fishing

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MADAGASCAR - Life on the coast of Madagascar is increasingly precarious. In recent decades, the overexploitation of marine life has made it difficult for hundreds of thousands of small-scale fishers to make a living. So it?s no surprise that they are vocally oppo ...

Protected Areas In Danger In Brazil's State Of Rondonia

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BRAZIL - One reserve is already gone and ten others are likely to go within the next few weeks when the legislature of one of Brazilian Amazonia's most anti-environmental states votes on overriding a veto from the state governor. The 11 protected areas total ...

Is Northern India Better Prepared For Air Pollution This Winter?

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INDIA - Winter in north India is almost here, and social media is already buzzing with pictures of crop residue burning in the country?s northern states. ...

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