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Fred de Sam Lazaro

19 April 2018

Tamil Nadu, India

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An organization funded by the government called Foundation for Ecological Security is leading the charge to reforest wastelands in India to alleviate some of the struggles that rural areas undergo. This creates holdin...

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Deogracias Benjamin Kalima

10 April 2018

Malawi

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Many areas in Malawi have lost their forest cover entirely, but some farmers are changing their practices to play a part in sustainable forestry implementation. By using the only specific parts of the trees for fuel w...

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Deogracias Benjamin Kalima

6 March 2018

Kapeni, Malawi

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In Malawi, one man's tree nursery is having impacts on reforestation efforts throughout the region. After spending 10 years with the Malawian forestry department, Nkomo Sikenala now cultivates seedlings and sells them...

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Ignacio Amigo

25 January 2018

Ribeirão Preto, Brazil

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In Brazil, 45% of agriculturally viable land is owned by 1% of tenants. To combat this inequitable ratio, the Landless Workers’ Movement formed and took a stand for seizing lands that are "not fulfilling a productive ...

Yale Environment 360

Elizabeth McGowan

14 December 2017

West Virginia, United States

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Tearing down trees to save a forest? While that may not sound like a solution, it could in fact be the key to restoring the former forest that inhabited the Appalachian region in the Eastern United States. “Ripping so...

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Travis Wood

8 November 2017

Michigan, United States

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More golf courses are closing than are opening, allowing the rare opportunity to have open space in an urban environment. Restorations are becoming popular to allow wildlife and humans to make use of the natural space...

Mother Jones

Vince Beiser

1 October 2017

Duolun, Mongolia

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Overfarming, over-grazing, climate change and population growth are all to blame for turning Duolun County in China's Inner Mongolia region into a bigger desert than it was to begin with. With 87 percent of the area t...

Yale Environment 360

Amy Yee

14 September 2017

Central African Republic

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The deforestation of Virunga National Park has lead to erosion, landslides and loss of wildlife habitat. The trees are often used for charcoal which is seen as an essential commodity in the region. To save the forest,...

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Laura Paskus

7 September 2017

Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico, United States

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3-5 Minutes

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The local tribe in the Pueblo of Santa Ana in New Mexico has been working on restoring their land for some time in order to maintain the health of the ecosystem and their culture. They've since expanded through collab...

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Deepa Fernandes

23 August 2017

Galápagos, Ecuador

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Scalesia, is a species of tree native to the Galapagos Islands that is quickly disappearing thanks to human activity. With much of the island's wildlife dependent on this tree, the ecosystem is threatened with the tre...

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Adele Peters

10 August 2017

Pathein, Ayeyarwady, Myanmar

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Villages along the Irrawaddy River delta in Myanmar have spent years replanting mangroves in at attempt to restore their ecosystem and guard against the negative effects of climate change, but it is a labor intensive ...

Mongabay

Martha Pskowski

23 May 2017

El Salvador

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Hurricane Mitch, deforestation, and flooding, were all factors that led to the decline of mangrove trees in El Salvador. The Mangrove Association, a coalition of 80 communities, is bringing the mangrove population bac...

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Sarah Gilman

20 December 2016

Alaska, United States

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When Alaska's largest Tlingit village faced a future without forests after years of clearcutting efforts, community members, organizations and corporations alike came together to look for solutions. After years of eff...

The Guardian

Cathy Watson

3 August 2016

Mekelle, Ethiopia

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Environmental refugees in Ethiopia flee their country because there are no jobs without healthy land. A group of former refugees have returned to Ethiopia with a business venture in Gergera to improve the land by regr...

Inter Press Service News Agency

Charles Karis

25 March 2016

Nakuru, Kenya

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Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) is a technique in which farmers protect and prune tree stumps with the goal of the trees contributing to more fertile soil. In Kenya, FMNR has helped farmers survive drought ...

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Vera Liang Chang

16 March 2016

Veracruz, Mexico

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Carbon farming is a method that focuses on sequestering atmospheric carbon on agricultural land. While farms around the world already do it, it's not anywhere near the scale necessary to avert climate catastrophe. But...

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Madeline Taylor

14 February 2016

Costa Rica

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Costa Rica has pioneered a methodology that has resulted in getting most of its electricity from hydroelectric plants, reversing deforestation through implementing financial incentives and achieving a 99 percent fossi...

Ensia

Didem Tali

26 May 2015

Malawi

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The people of Malawi count on wood for cooking, cleaning, and sanitation, which contributes to the country’s ranking as fifth highest in the world for deforestation. Once thought unsolvable, the people of the country ...

Yale Environment 360

Lisa Palmer

13 March 2014

Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

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Colombia’s National Development Plan for cattle ranching seeks to reduce pasture land from 94 million acres to 70 million acres while increasing cattle numbers from 23 million head to 40 million. The program focuses o...

The Guardian

Cathy Watson

11 June 2012

Kaffrine, Senegal

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Allowing trees and crops to coexist boosts the resiliency of agricultural land. In Senegal, farmers engaged in Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) prune coppiced trees to help the stumps regrow. The practice is...

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