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The Government of the Forests comes to California

  At a private meeting in Sacramento last week, Governor Viana of Acre, Brazil met with California’s Governor Jerry Brown to discuss a shared vision for environmental sustainability coupled with social inclusion. Governor Viana leads one ...

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Voices of Acre – A new short video created by Earth Innovation Institute, Forest Trends and Nomoha Media

For the last 17 years, the State of Acre, Brazil has conducted a massive, audacious experiment: to build an economy that keeps its forests standing, improves the livelihoods of its forest-dependent peoples, creates jobs, opens markets and attracts ...

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New online tool helps Indonesian government to achieve sustainable palm oil plantations

Earth Innovation Institute’s sister organization in Indonesia, INOBU, together with the Director General of Plantations at the Ministry of Agriculture and regents from the districts of Gunung Mas, Kotawaringin Barat and Seruyan (Central ...

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EII’s Dan Nepstad speaks at Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies event on Cap-and-Trade Laws/Forests and Indigenous Rights

On September 13, 2016, EII's Dan Nepstad, was honored to speak at a panel event on Cap-and-Trade Laws / Forests and Indigenous Rights at Yale University's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. The event, part of the Diverse Voices ...

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Subnational Innovation and Partnerships the Focus of 2016 GCF Annual Meeting

Leaders from tropical forest regions around the world gathered in Jalisco, Mexico last week to attend the Governors' Climate and Forests (GCF) Task Force Annual Meeting and the Climate Summit of the Americas. The four-day event focused on political ...

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