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Who Shapes the Development Conversation?

There's a new call for bold experts with big ideas for tackling the world's most pressing issues.

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Faith Communities Take a Stand for Forests

There’s new hope for rainforests. Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Daoist and indigenous leaders from 21 countries joined forces this June to launch a massive global initiative to end deforestation.

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Firefighters of the Forest

At a time when the world is desperately looking for solutions to limit and control forest fires, Guatemala’s forest communities demonstrate that the solution is quite simple: hand over control of forests to the people who live in them.

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Earth’s Superheroes

Guardians of the Galaxy aren't the only super group around. Meet six real-life heroes who toil to save our planet from destruction.

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Malaria: Not In My Backyard? Think Again.

A new study shows the impact of malaria in the United States.

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Harnessing the Power of Caterpillar Saliva

Innovations in agriculture—which have the potential to benefit millions of Americans, our economy and the environment—are under threat.

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In Africa, Protecting Community Lands Is Good for People, Peace and Profit

Governments, companies and investors benefit when they recognize the land rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities.

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The Human Cost of Conservation: “Yellowstone Model” Wreaks Havoc Abroad

In the highlands of north-central Guatemala, old-school conservation methods are causing serious problems for indigenous communities who have sustainably harvested and cared for the area for hundreds of years.

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Americans May Gain Access to Cuba’s Groundbreaking Medicines

Due to the Obama administration’s recent actions, life-saving treatments developed in Cuba can now enter the normal regulatory process at the Food and Drug Administration, and, if approved, begin benefiting American patients.

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Introducing Burness 30 for 30

To celebrate Burness' 30th anniversary, we're committing to raising $30,000 for a new computer lab for the the African Education Project, a Zambia-based non-profit founded and led by a former Burnesser.

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