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New study challenges long-held link between deforestation and malaria

A new study challenges previous findings about the links between deforestation and malaria. The study, published Wednesday in the journal World Development, finds no direct correlation between forest loss and the percentage of children with the ...

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Trump’s Withdrawal from Paris Accord to Hurt U.S. Jobs and Economy

The Trump Administration announced Monday it is beginning the year-long process of withdrawal from the 2015 Paris climate accord, the landmark multi-national agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and slow global ...

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Indonesia workshop highlights local strategies for monitoring and evaluating sustainability efforts

EII researchers participated in a recent workshop on data collection for assessing district progress towards jurisdictional sustainability in Indonesia. The two-day workshop was held on the campus of the Center for International Forestry Research ...

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Colombians learn from Mexico’s community-based forest management

A delegation of officials and researchers from Caquetá, Colombia traveled recently to the Mexican state of Quintana Roo to learn from successes there in community-based forestry management. The visit comes as Colombia struggles with persistently ...

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Conference highlights promise of fish in slowing Amazon deforestation

Amid the steady drumbeat of news about deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon there are signs of hope, some of which can come from the most unexpected of places. EII Deputy Director David McGrath speaking at a conference in Rondônia, Brazil on the ...

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