A Mexican indigenous town's environmental revolt

When illegal logging turned their green, pine-covered hills into an ecological wasteland, the people of the Mexican indigenous town of Cheran decided to arm themselves with rifles and reclaim their land.

How to fight illegal cocoa farms in Ivory Coast

The world's love for chocolate has helped decimate protected forests in western Africa as some residents have turned protected areas into illegal cocoa farms and hunting grounds.

Brazil's Amazon basin fires keep surging

The number of fires in Brazil's Amazon basin is still on the rise, even though the government has banned burning, officials said Saturday.

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