The Guardians of El Cerrado, the Forgotten Biome

In this article environmental journalist Jordi Albacete explores how rural communities in the Brazilian North East manage the desertification of El Cerrado’s biome, one of the most threatened biomes on earth.

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Exports of IpĂȘ Wood, Illegal Logging and the Threat to the Ka’apor Indians

In this article environmental journalist Jordi Albacete reports on how the high market price of IpĂȘ wood encourages  the illegal logging of this tropical tree and resulting battle between the Ka’apor Indians and the local lumber houses.

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Los Castores and the Challenge of Forest Governance in Colombia

In this article, environmental journalist Jordi Albacete, reports how a local group in Colombia swapped logging for reforestation. 

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