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Amazon rainforest, near Manaus, Brazil
Amazon rainforest, near Manaus, Brazil


Biodiversity Offsetting Advances In Latin America Amidst Controversy

By Emilio Godoy Compensation for biodiversity loss, which is taking its first steps in Latin America, is criticised by social organisations for “commodifying” nature and failing to remedy the impacts of extractive industries and other activities that destroy natural areas and wildlife. “No market mechanism resolves the underlying problem,” Margarita Flórez, executive director of the […]