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Preserving Urban Biodiversity: Community Conservation at Kota Kinabalu's Likas Bird Sanctuary
"At Likas the students see more things," she said. "At the lagoon they saw only birds. Here there are mangroves, crabs, mudskippers." Though it
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Community Ecotourism in Malaysia's Largest Wetlands
Hashim is a Semelai, one of the original ethnicities of the Malay Peninsula, who now number a mere 12,000. About 2,000 Semelai live around Tasek
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Energy Efficient Stoves for Rural Thailand: Less Carbon Dioxide, More Trees
During the first half of 2000, the Institute for Sustainable Agriculture Development taught farmers from seven villages in the Tambol Mae Tha area of
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Environmentally Friendly Electricity for Flor de Mayo, Bolivia
"We´re so happy," said Flora Huanca, who'd never had electricity in her life before last year. "We used to arrive from the fields as it was getting
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Saving a River, Helping the Sea: Buddhist Monks Work to Protect Thailand's Nan River
The Indo-China Intersection Development Institute is trying to reduce pollution of the Nan River at the source, by convincing farmers in 29
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Isolated Kenyan Village Gets Connected
Eventually, they will get an Internet connection for virtually unlimited scope of possibilities. Ignoring the scorching midday heat, hundreds of
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"Lighting Up": Community Action, Global Impact
To build on their initial success, SGP, the Small Grants Programme funded by the Global Environment Facility and administered by the United Nations
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Selling Nature Without Destroying It: Community Ecotourism in Eastern Bolivia
The surrounding protected area, which extends to Bolivia's border with Brazil, is home to an amazing array of flora and fauna, from endangered
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EcoTourism Revives Jordan's Wadi Rum
Throughout the centuries, it has been an area of transit for traders. There are more than 4000 scattered inscriptions on the rocks, many of them
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San Agustín's Medicinal Plants: Reaping the Benefits of Nature's Pharmacy
Over the course of those centuries, the Quechua have discovered that many of the plants endemic to their harsh but beautiful region have curative
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Repatriation of the Mountain Bongo Antelope to Mt. Kenya World Heritage Site
The mountain bongo (Boocercus eurycerus isaaci) is a flagship species for one of the world's richest forest ecosystems, adjacent to the highest
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Mt. Kenya Communities Play Key Role in Return of Endangered Bongo Antelopes
Eighteen mountain bongo antelopes, a critically endangered species, arrived safely in Mt. Kenya National Park last month from the United States via a
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