News tagged with deforestation

Blacklists protect the rainforest

Brazil's public authorities regularly publish "blacklists" of municipalities with high illegal deforestation rates. This environmental policy tool is working: scientists at the Center for Development Research (ZEF) and the ...

dateSep 24, 2015 in Environment
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Not all national parks are created equal

The forest cover on earth is shrinking at an alarming rate of around 50,000 square miles annually, roughly six times the size of Okinawa every month. To counter the loss of forests, policy makers often resort to designating ...

dateJun 03, 2015 in Ecology
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