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Global Trade Deals Fight For Their Lives

The ECOreport reposts an OP-Ed explaining the who, what & how  as the four Global Trade Deals fight for their lives

Originally Published on Greenpeace Energydesk

by Zachary Davies Boren

Free trade deals around the world are in crisis, just as the UK is preparing to negotiate a clutch of new agreements that would replace its membership of the European Union. For the world’s fifth largest economy, Brexit couldn’t have come at a more turbulent time. The global free trade agenda has endured a nightmare 2016. Each of the big four deals in the pipeline – TTP, TTIP, TISA and CETA – has found itself in roughly the same position: Fighting for its life.

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Tropical Forest Corridors Increase Biodiversity

The ECOreport reposts news of a study showing Tropical forest corridors increase biodiversity

Originally Published by Oregon State University

As tropical forests become increasingly broken up by roads, farm fields, pastures and other developments, corridors of trees provide vital pathways for pollinators and contribute to a rich diversity of plant species, scientists have confirmed.

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