Southern Kyrgyzstan is home to the world's largest walnut forest. Every fall the locals there harvest millions of walnuts. But the unique biotope is under threat from deforestation and grazing livestock.
In Colombia, a gas firm is building a pipeline through a threatened ecosystem but is paying to protect plants and animals elsewhere. Is this compensation model a sensible way to protect nature?
Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda is home to unique plants and animals but the hunger for firewood threatens the forest. Can more efficient stoves help people and preserve nature in the densely populated African country?
Miang tea trees, the forerunner of plantation tea, grow wild in Thailand's forests. Now, eco-friendly businesses are using the tree's leaves to strive for the perfect cup of tea and foster biodiversity at the same time.
Plains Indians and conservationists are reintroducing the iconic American buffalo to public lands and reservations, a century after the creature's decline.
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