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A national park takes shape in Argentina as the forest disappears

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One of four North Atlantic right whale calves spotted so far this breeding season struck by ship

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Belo Monte boondoggle: Brazil's biggest, costliest dam may be unviable

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Conflict in the Chico Mendes Reserve threatens this pioneering Amazonian project

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A new dawn: The story of deforestation in the next decade must be different to the last (commentary)

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Indigenous lands hold 36% or more of remaining intact forest landscapes

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As we act on climate, we mustn't neglect nature (commentary)

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Five murdered in 2020 Brazilian Amazon land conflicts, adding to 2019 surge

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Cost-effective conservation: Study identifies key 'umbrella' species

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To deter Chinese sea claims, Indonesia puts its fishers on the front line

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Indonesia's push to become a tourism paradise sidelines land rights

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Fighting to save an endangered ape, Indonesian activists fear for their lives

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Iran sentences eight conservationists convicted of spying

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Watchdog denounces arrests of four anti-mining activists in Indonesia

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Reforesting a village in Indonesia, one batch of gourmet beans at a time

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Restoring Sumatra's Leuser Ecosystem, one small farm at a time

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Indigenous Iban community defends rainforests, but awaits lands rights recognition

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Failure in conservation projects: Everyone experiences it, few record it

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On a wing and a prayer? Evidence for ways to conserve bats (commentary)

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Audio: The sounds of a rare New Zealand bird reintroduced to its native habitat

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Habitat loss drives deadly conflict in Indonesia's tiger country

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Amazon's Mura indigenous group demands input over giant mining project

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Mega-mining project slated for Brazilian Amazon sparks controversy

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Indonesian officials wield sharia law in defense of Sumatran rhinos

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Love triangle complicates efforts to breed Sumatran rhinos

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Indonesia to capture 3 wild Sumatran rhinos to add to breeding population

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Deadly conditions for Indonesian migrant crews tied to illegal fishing

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Plan to lift baby lobster export ban draws fire in Indonesia

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Concerns about radioactive contamination dog Rio Tinto's Madagascar mine

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Tree-planting programs turn to tech solutions to track effectiveness

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