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Peru designates new conservation area in region grappling with deforestation

Peru’s government has announced the creation of a new conservation area in a region that not long ago saw some of the country’s highest rates of deforestation. The announcement came last week during a public ceremony in the Chinchao district of ...

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EII and Mato Grosso sign agreement on emission reduction strategies

Mato Grosso Governor Mauro Mendes (second from R) and EII Executive Director Dan Nepstad (R) sign a Technical Collaboration agreement on Jan. 23 in Mato Grosso's capital, Cuiabá. Earth Innovation Institute and the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso ...

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In Colombia, EII helps develop territorial plans to slow deforestation and adapt to climate change

A team of forestry, climate and land-use experts has come together in Colombia’s capital, Bogotá, to assist in developing territorial plans for municipalities with the highest rates of deforestation in the Colombian Amazon. The ...

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As nations drift apart on climate change, Amazon governors seek collaboration and partnership

MADRID – Even as headlines proclaim the recently ended climate talks in Madrid a failure, states in Brazil and across the Amazon are sending strong signals that they are poised to move ahead on forest protection and sustainable ...

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EII hosts roundtable on engagement, collaboration with Amazon governments

MADRID – Regional governors, ministers and officials representing more than half of the Amazon rainforest gathered Monday in Madrid for a roundtable discussion organized by Earth Innovation Institute (EII) on ways to increase investments in their ...

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