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Articles by Derick Matsengarwodzi Derick Matsengarwodzi is a freelance writer based in Zimbabwe.by Derick Matsengarwodzi 24 November 2021 GURUVE, Zimbabwe — To get to Nyamukondiwa village in Guruve district in rural Zimbabwe, you have to navigate through 170 kilometers, or 106 miles, of mountainous terrain from the capital,… Special series Forest Trackers Indigenous groups call for gov’t intervention as land grabbers invade Bolivian protected area Indigenous lands under siege as buffalo frenzy grips the Amazon Deforestation soars in Nigeria’s gorilla habitat: ‘We are running out of time’ Deforestation notches up along logging roads on PNG’s New Britain Island More articles Oceans Technology and tradition team up to watch over a sacred island’s sea turtles Countries fail to agree on Antarctic conservation measures for fifth straight year Despite deals, plans and bans, the Mediterranean is awash in plastic From the ocean floor, a startup livestreams the rise of coral cities More articles Amazon Conservation Amazon deforestation unexpectedly surges 22% to highest level since 2006 COP-26: Amazonia’s Indigenous peoples are vital to fighting global warming (commentary) BR-319 highway hearings: An attack on Brazil’s interests and Amazonia’s future (commentary) Amazon, meet Amazon: Tech giant rolls out rainforest carbon offset project More articles Land rights and extractives Legal challenge to South Africa mine expansion looks to set new landmark Struggle endures for Philippine community pitted against gold miner In Peru’s Amazon, deforestation and crime sweep through Indigenous communities Ecuador’s consultation process for Indigenous lands comes under the microscope More articles Endangered Environmentalists The Kichwa woman fighting drug traffickers and loggers in the Peruvian Amazon Rights groups demand end to Cambodia’s persecution of green activists With Indigenous rights at stake in Brasília, a territory is attacked in Paraty Brazil’s Bolsonaro vowed to work with Indigenous people.‘Bad science’: Planting frenzy misses the grasslands for the trees More articles Southeast Asian infrastructure Bali’s new highway project sparks concerns about agriculture and conservation areas Deforestation notches up along logging roads on PNG’s New Britain Island Plantations and roads strip away Papua’s forests.Now he’s investigating them More articles Indonesia's Forest Guardians From Flores to Papua: Meet 10 of Indonesia’s mangrove guardians Why I stand for my tribe’s forest: It gives us food, culture, and life (commentary) Reforesting a village in Indonesia, one batch of gourmet beans at a time Restoring Sumatra’s Leuser Ecosystem, one small farm at a time More articles Conservation Effectiveness Young forests can help heal tropical aquatic ecosystems: Study How sharing and learning from failures can transform conservation (commentary) Is planting trees as good for the Earth as everyone says?

They’re just getting started Indonesian farmers refuse to budge for train line through karst landscape More articlesHe has written for Aljazeera English, Al Jazeera Media Institute (Qatar), African Arguments (UK), Guardian (SA) and local Zimbabwean media outlets.

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