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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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EII looks to ‘usher in new paradigm’ in tropical forest protection

September's ongoing Amazon fires and passage of the California Tropical Forest Standard provided the backdrop to EII’s annual staff meeting, held from Sept. 16-18 on the grounds of UC Berkeley’s Clark Kerr Campus. EII's regional teams from ...

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EII Celebrates Adoption of California’s Tropical Forest Standard

Indigenous leaders from (L to R) Mexico, Brazil and Panama attend a hearing on the Tropical Forest Standard in Sacramento, Ca. on Sept. 19, 2019. (Credit: Peter Schurmann, EII) SACRAMENTO, Ca. – Earth Innovation Institute applauds the California ...

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Earth Innovation Institute in the news

The ongoing Amazon fires brought unprecedented attention to the threats confronting the world’s largest tropical rainforest. But they also brought greater public awareness to EII’s focus on collaborative strategies that protect tropical forest ...

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