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Disney spent millions to save a rainforest. Why are people there so mad?

The unexpected consequences of high-emission vacations are felt far, far away.
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As mining continues during coronavirus, local indigenous communities at high risk

Mining sites across the globe have become hot spots for coronavirus infections, threatening thousands of workers and indigenous and rural communities, according to a new report.

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Pete Muller: As climate change alters beloved landscapes, we feel the loss

The environment’s chaotic transformation is damaging many of our favorite places—and causing a shared ‘homesickness’.
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Dorsal de Nasca: Peru pledges to create a huge new marine reserve

The proposed protected area comprises part of a range of 93 submarine mountains that harbor more than 1,100 species.

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Black-market anchovies: Report details Peru’s illegal fish meal industry

Some 22,000 tons of fish meal are produced annually by illegal factories located in the Pisco province of southern Peru, according to a report by the NGO Oceana.

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Offbeat foods can help us survive a harsher climate

Bambara groundnuts and weeds may not be at the top of most menus, but scientists hunting for wild cousins of modern crops may have found a solution for our future food needs.
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Native communities channel the power of the pope to fight climate change

Indigenous communities are demanding that their environmental concerns be heard.
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Peruvian glaciers have shrunk by 30 percent since 2000

Nearly 30 percent of Peru's glaciers have melted away since 2000, threatening a critical source of drinking water and irrigation for millions of people downstream.

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Inside the efforts to help animals hurt by the Amazon fires

Across Bolivia and Brazil, wild animals are dying in the blazes. One rescue center is working to help every survivor.
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Climate change is reshaping the world’s oceans and ice, IPCC says

The latest report from the IPCC highlights the dramatic toll warming has taken on the world's water.
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Precision conservation: High tech to the rescue in the Peruvian Amazon

Conservation leaders join successfully with technologists to thwart artisanal gold mining and illegal logging by creating early warning systems and transparency.
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The green bank for kids - set up by a child

José Adolfo Quisocala teaches poor children how to save and to earn money by recycling plastic waste.

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The elite soldiers protecting the Amazon rainforest

The Amazon is at risk from mining in French Guiana and it is the French Foreign Legion's job to protect it.
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David Hill: 10 reasons U.S. must hold Peru to trade deal and protect Amazon

Peru's placing of its independent forest inspection agency in the Ministry of Environment – likely a U.S. trade agreement violation – is a serious setback in Amazon illegal logging fight.

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