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Finding Hope in a Thicket of Bad News

Good news in the fight against climate change: 34 governors have pledged to work with Indigenous Peoples and local communities to conserve forests.

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Burning Forests Protects Salmon—and Other Lessons I Learned from the Yurok

In advance of an international climate change summit, Wanda Bautista accompanied a group of communicators and indigenous leaders from more than 30 countries on a trip to the Yurok Reservation in northern California. Here, she reflects on what she learned.

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Burness Proudly Supports Freedom of the Press

Freedom of the press is a bedrock principle of democracy. Our work shows why each of us must do our part to protect it.

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Healing the Wounds of Slavery in Brazil

Brazil just legally recognized the largest Afro-descendent community in the country.

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A Little Help for Moms Everywhere

Being a new mom is hard. The Global Gag Rule makes it much harder.

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When Demand for Knowledge Outpaces Supply

As countries abolish primary school fees, they are grappling with how to meet increased demand for education.

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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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