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What’s a Critter Worth?
On the value of wolves and eagles, ravens and squirrels.

No Time to Spare
A review of Naomi Klein’s new book, This Changes Everything.

Food Forest
In the Peruvian Amazon, locally managed Brazil nut forests help keep deforestation at bay.

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The Altai Project

The Altai Project is thrilled to announce that Altai’s newest snow leopard protector, Mergen Markov, a former poacher, has been honored with the 2014 Disney Conservation Hero Award from Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF).

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