The Amazonian Yawanawa tribe has successfully fought off deadly snake bites with medicinal plants for generations. This knowledge is in danger of disappearing, however, which has community health and climate ramifications. That’s why the Yawanawa, with help from Forest Trends and partners, are working to preserve this traditional knowledge with living pharmacies and other activities.
Surging urban populations across cities in Latin America - a result of mass migration from rural to urban areas - make them vulnerable to floods.
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Robert Munson to Partner with SSG Sports as Executive Director and Open Louisiana Office After nearly 25 years representing major U.S. sports, business, political, and non-profit clients, Washington, DC-based Sanderson
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