After a half-century of conflict, Colombia is regaining control of biologically rich areas that had been havens for rebel groups. Now, scientists are racing to create plans for conservation.
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Vines are proliferating in tropical rainforests, impeding the ability of trees to sequester carbon dioxide. Researchers are trying to determine the impact of this phenomenon on climate change.
They called him "Bazooka" after his favorite soccer star. But Bazooka is dead because his real passion was protecting the coast of his native Pondoland from a huge titanium mining project.
Bill Kayong was 15 minutes into his morning commute when he was shot in the head. He was one of dozens of people killed defending environmental causes in 2016.