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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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‘Profound moment’ as Colombia approves Amazon regional council

Colombia’s National Congress voted Wednesday to formally approve the formation of a new institution that will elevate the voice of Amazon governments in national policy decisions. The vote gives Colombia’s Amazonian governments a greater say in ...

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Political leadership for the Amazon

The world received sobering news from the Brazilian Government this week. Deforestation in the Amazon rose 29% this year to roughly 10,000 square kilometers, a little bit smaller than the state of Connecticut. This new estimate is the highest ...

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