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The Candonga Reservoir downstream of the dam site was heavily affected by the spill. The Candonga Reservoir downstream of the dam site was heavily affected by the spill. Photo: Ibama CC2.0

Changing tide for the Rio Doce: bringing a river back to life

Yolanda Kakabadse

In the long term, it pays for business to use natural resources in a way that benefits all of...
Zebras and wildebeest in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Zebras and wildebeest in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania.  Photo: Janet CC3.0

Protected areas: a hope in the midst of the sixth mass extinction

Richard Leakey

With the world entering the biggest mass extinction since the dinosaurs disappeared 65 million years...
Displaced persons waiting at a water tank in Geneina, West Darfur, in 2007. Displaced persons in Geneina, West Darfur, in 2007. Photo: Nite owl CC

Degradation of nature is contributing to conflict – can we reverse the trend?

Queen Noor Al Hussein

The degradation of nature is undermining the security and peace of billions of people...
Inger Andersen Photo: Inger Andersen

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