Terry Fitzpatrick

The World

REDD Corruption

The plan to pay developing nations to save their forests and the carbon in them is potentially worth billions of dollars under the UN scheme called REDD, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation. Nearly $4 billion dollars is already on the table, and this cash has attracted both conservationists and criminals.

REDD Corruption
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Harnessing the Power of Soccer

Harnessing the Power of Soccer
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Carrotmobs inspire buying for the environment

Carrotmobs inspire buying for the environment
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The High Price for Free Wind Power

The High Price for Free Wind Power
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Coming Clean About Household Cleaners

Coming Clean About Household Cleaners
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MacArthur Bee Genius

University of Minnesota scientist Marla Spivak has received a Macarthur genius grant for her work studying bees and trying to save them from 'colony collapse disorder.'

MacArthur Bee Genius
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Fishy Situation

Experts are questioning whether the seafood with the "sustainable" labels from the Marine Stewardship Council is really environmentally responsible.

Fishy Situation
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Three Men and a Bike

A bike shop in Brooklyn is pioneering ways to create bikes from bamboo in ways that benefit both Ghana and the environment.

Three Men and a Bike
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Beetle Ranching

Volunteers are raising, nurturing and releasing beetles in an effort to fight an invasive plant.

Beetle Ranching
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Serious Money for Indonesian Forests

Norway has offered to pay Indonesia not to cut down its rainforests. The effort is aimed at curbing global warming, but some think it's a lot of hot air.

Serious Money for Indonesian Forests
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Reversing Desertification

Cattle are often blamed for desertification and destruction of African land. In Zimbabwe, livestock are helping bring land back to life.

Reversing Desertification
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The Freshest Food in the Hood

Building a farmer's market in the Crenshaw neighborhood of Los Angeles was a good start, but getting people to shop there is proving difficult.

The Freshest Food in the Hood
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Marsh Fork Elementary Update

Marsh Fork Elementary in West Virginia is located in the shadow of a coal mine. Ed Wiley is helping them get out.

Marsh Fork Elementary Update
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Losing the Chance to Find Out

The Gulf Coast oil spill threatens fragile ecosystems like Alabama's Grand Bay marsh. Conservationists are touring the pristine area before it's too late.

Losing the Chance to Find Out
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Culture and agriculture in Cuba

Diversity is needed for both strong culture and strong agriculture, according to Cuban agricultural scientist and musician Humberto Ríos Labrada. From Living on Earth.

Culture and agriculture in Cuba