Tag: Brazil deforestation

Amazon Deforestation: Crunch Time

Written by | September 3rd, 2010

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Is there really a link between the economy and levels of deforestation in the Amazon? David Cleary, our director of conservation strategies in South America, looks at that relationship and some interesting trends in Brazil.

Stopping Deforestation on the Amazonian Frontier

Written by | May 18th, 2010

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How do you transform a Brazilian municipality from a lawless hotspot of deforestation into a leader in Amazon conservation? It’s complicated — but the Conservancy’s helped make it happen, says Jonathan Hoekstra.

The Noel Kempff Climate Action Project: The Conservancy Responds to a Greenpeace Report

Written by | October 15th, 2009

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Thirteen years ago, The Nature Conservancy teamed up with Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza, American Electric Power Company, BP America and Pacificorp to buy out four logging concessions adjacent to Bolivia’s Noel Kempff Mercado National Park. In addition to protecting almost 832,000 hectares of forest habitat and doubling the size of the national park, this […]

A Clarion Call: Fight Climate Change by Protecting Forests

Written by | October 7th, 2009

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Mark Tercek is president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy. Over the last few months, I have been participating in a bipartisan commission — The Commission on Climate and Tropical Forests — that is focused on the connections between climate policy here in the United States and protecting tropical forests. The commission comprises some of […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, August 25

Written by | August 25th, 2009

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  From the serious (climate change in Africa, declining reef fish in the Caribbean) to the not-so-serious (carbon-friendly ice cream? robotic fish to help detect pollution?), our round-up of Cool Green Morning news is sure to help start your day off on a green foot. It’s the new robo-cop of the underwater world: scientists have […]

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