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Innovate for the Earth’s future

The new decade is upon us. And most of the hundreds of corporate and government pledges to protect tropical forests and slow climate change by 2020 will not be met. Not even close. EII is supporting 18 subnational, regional governments in the ...

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Tropical forests and climate in 2019: hopes fulfilled, hopes dashed, hopes delayed

Back in January I wrote about my 13 hopes for tropical forests and climate change in 2019. As the year draws to a close, here’s a look back at which hopes were fulfilled, which were dashed, and which will carry over into 2020. While headlines in ...

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Does deforestation increase malaria rates? Not in Africa, surprisingly

By Jonah Busch, PhD, Chief Economist, EII; and Sebastian Bauhoff, Assistant Professor of Global Health and Economics, Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health This blog updates a blog previously published on the Center for Global Development ...

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Using a pre-analysis plan to enhance credibility of research findings: the case of deforestation and malaria

By Jonah Busch, PhD, Chief Economist, EII; and Sebastian Bauhoff, Assistant Professor of Global Health and Economics, Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health When Odysseus of Greek legend had to navigate his ship past the deadly Sirens, whose ...

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Q&A: Indonesia fires should be a concern every year, not just bad years

By EII Research Associates Nindita Hapsari; EII Research Associate Matt Warren; and EII Research Associate Triyoga Widiastomo Fires in parts of Kalimantan and Sumatra in Indonesia have consumed an estimated 328,000 hectares of forest and ...

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