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June 2011

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June 12, 2011

Environment versus economy: local communities find economic benefits from living next to conservation areas

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8 June, 2011

Global demand for beef and soy challenges South American tropical forest conservation

MELBOURNE, Australia (8 June, 2011)_Market forces and policies encouraging economic growth are having a increasingly large influence in shaping forest landscape transformation in South America, according to a recent research paper.

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REDD+ strategies lack plan for agriculture

Even as countries cite farm expansion as main cause of forest loss, research finds gap between climate 'promises' and farm policies

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1 June 2011

Brazil approves Belo Monte hydroelectric dam

by Dr. Radut