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Project turns indigenous people into field researchers measuring carbon that satellites miss

Project turns indigenous people into field researchers measuring carbon that satellites miss

By Bjorn Carey Futurity Indigenous people govern about half of all remaining undeveloped land on the planet. New research with indigenous people in the Amazon suggests they may outperform satellites in measuring the true carbon storage potential of the rainforest. That finding could influence how indigenous people in Guyana and elsewhere manage their forests and

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In Chile, marijuana goes primetime

By Judith Lawson LatinaLista SANTIAGO, CHILE — Chile has long held the lead in recreational marijuana consumption in Latin America, with 4.2 percent of Chileans using the herb. The country is now forging towards legalization of it for medicinal use, complete with a Santiago TV channel featuring programs debunking the myths and exploring both well-documented

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Guest Voz: Early Education Is Everyone’s Issue

By Vanessa Cardenas Center for American Progress President Obama used his penultimate State of the Union to call for a significant expansion in college access and increased investments in early childhood. This follows his administration’s efforts in the last two years to increase funding and investments in high quality preschool and early learning opportunities. Given

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