News and Gossip From Ports and Watering Holes Around the World
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom: "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. This is particularly important due to widespread political resistance to hand over control over forests and other natural resources to local communities."