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Amazon Soy Moratorium: defeating deforestation or greenwash diversion?

The Amazon Soy Moratorium was set up to stop Amazon forest from being cleared to plant soy. And it succeeded - to some extent. But over a decade later, deforestation is creeping back up. In a new article, "Mongabay Series: Global Forests, Amazon ...

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Press Release: “Jurisdictional Sustainability: Primer for Practitioners”

New Publication: “Jurisdictional Sustainability: Primer for Practitioners” Embargoed until 12 noon CET, February 14th The loss of tropical forests is one of the greatest challenges faced by humanity today. How do we solve it in a way ...

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EII’s Dan Nepstad Awarded the 13th Annual Chico Mendes Prize

Earth Innovation Institute Executive Director, Dan Nepstad, was awarded the Chico Mendes de Florestania Prize, at a ceremony in Rio Branco, Brazil yesterday. The prize, awarded annually since 2004 by the Elias Mansour Foundation, recognizes those ...

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New study highlights the need for building farmer groups and providing land certificates to improve the sustainability and profitability of smallholder farming

A new study highlights the need to ensure that smallholder oil palm farmers receive support to ensure they are farming legally, productively and sustainably. The report was published by Institut Penelitian Inovasi Bumi (INOBU), the Indonesian sister ...

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Earth Innovation Institute launches the Produce and Protect Platform

Online interface links commodities buyers with sustainable producer regions Earth Innovation Institute unveiled the first global exchange for sourcing sustainable commodities by jurisdiction at the Global Landscapes Forum in Morocco today. The ...

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