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Indigenous tribes, ranchers team to battle Amazon fires

Date : 14th September 2010, Source : Mongabay



Facing the worst outbreak of forest fires in three years, cattle ranchers and indigenous tribesmen in the southern Amazon have teamed up to extinguish nearly two dozen blazes over the past three months, offering hope that new alliances between long-time adversaries could help keep deforestation rates in the Brazilian Amazon on a downward trajectory.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0914-indigenous_amazon_firefighters.html





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