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'Keep it local' approach more effective than government schemes at protecting rainforest

(University of Cambridge) Conservation initiatives led by local and indigenous groups can be just as effective as schemes led by government, according to new research. In some cases in the Amazon rainforest, grassroots initiatives can be even more effective at protecting this vital ecosystem.
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