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March 21, 2023

A new paper in Conservation draws from over 70 local interviews with stakeholders in Brazil to assess the role that relational values can play as a “deep” leverage point for a land-use transition in the Amazon.

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October 26, 2022

A new paper in Frontiers in Forests and Global Change innovatively applies transitions theory to the problem of land-use change and deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.

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October 2, 2022

A new study published in Science finds that between 90 and 99 percent of all deforestation in the tropics is driven directly or indirectly by agriculture. Yet only half to two-thirds of this results in the expansion of active agricultural production on the deforested land.

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April 21, 2022

A new paper published in Conservation argues that the bioeconomy may help conserve or restore habitats, improve knowledge on biodiversity, valorize livelihoods and increase social participation, and aid in moving beyond the commodification of nature. However, none of these achievements can be taken for granted. 

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