Amazon Traveler Battles Deforestation and Climate Change in Brazil

Planet Green: In northern Brazil, there's a town called S?o F?lix do Xingu, located in the heart of the Amazon. Rane Cortez, a forest carbon development adviser with The Nature Conservancy, spent 10 days there. She was searching, but not for a lost treasure (unless you count a less-polluted world). Cortez is working with experts and locals on ways to cut carbon emissions from the destruction of forests. Here's the deal: The cutting and burning of trees in places like Brazil for cattle ranching or logging is......

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