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Tracking the hidden origins of Amazon beef in global markets

Tracking the hidden origins of Amazon beef in global markets

Journalist Marcel Gomes has revealed a complex global supply chain connecting Amazon deforestation to beef in U.S. and European markets.

Yale Environment 360 interviews Marcel Gomes.

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Forests versus cattle: which is more profitable for the Amazon?

Forests versus cattle: which is more profitable for the Amazon?

A recent shift in the Amazon rainforest could see trees outcompeting cattle ranching as a more profitable use of land, thanks to the burgeoning carbon credit market.

Manuela Andreoni reports for The New York Times.

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Disguised ownership helps Amazon deforesters evade penalties

Disguised ownership helps Amazon deforesters evade penalties

Land grabbers in the Amazon use front people to avoid environmental accountability, complicating enforcement efforts by authorities, reveals a new investigation.

Fernanda Wenzel reports for Mongabay.

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Rainforests might survive after all, says new study

Rainforests might survive after all, says new study

A new study shows that while rainforests continue to face threats, certain areas are seeing a decline in deforestation, offering a glimmer of hope for their future.

Benji Jones reports for Vox.

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Brazilian special forces fight back against Amazon deforestation.

Brazilian special forces fight back against Amazon deforestation.

In Brazil's Amazon, a small, specialized unit takes bold steps to protect Indigenous lands from illegal miners.

Jon Lee Anderson reports for The New Yorker.

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Solar energy brings a new dawn for Amazonian communities

Solar energy brings a new dawn for Amazonian communities

In the depths of the Ecuadorian Amazon, solar panels are casting light on new sustainable lifestyles for Indigenous communities.

Isabel Alarcon reports for The Washington Post.

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Climate change alters life at Amazon's edge

Climate change alters life at Amazon's edge

In Brazil's Bailique Archipelago, rising ocean levels and river changes disrupt local life.

Rodrigo Pedroso and Rudja Santos report for Mongabay.

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