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Waving goodbye to slash-and-burn

The first time I flew into Punta Gorda, a town on the edge of the Maya Golden Landscape in southern Belize, I was struck with how intact the forest remained compared to adjacent Guatemala and Honduras. Where Belizean forests ...

date2 hours ago in Environment
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How to live with bears

Bears have been on Europeans' minds lately, as violent encounters with these powerful mammals make international headlines.

dateAug 17, 2017 in Ecology
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Wildlife of northern Central African Republic in danger

The first aerial assessment of the impact of Central African Republic's recent conflict on wildlife and other natural resources in the northern part of the country shows that wildlife populations have been depleted in large ...

dateJun 29, 2017 in Ecology
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