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Entries for November 2013

White-Lipped Peccary Trails Lead to Archeological Discovery in Brazil: 4,000 To 10,000-Year-Old Cave Drawings

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White-Lipped Peccary Trails Lead to Archeological Discovery in Brazil: 4,000 To 10,000-Year-Old Cave Drawings
(November 18, 2013)   -   While tracking white-lipped peccaries and gathering environmental data in forests that link Brazil's Pantanal and Cerrado biomes, a team of researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society and a local partner NGO, Instituto Quinta do Sol, discovered ancient cave drawings made by hunter-gatherer societies thousands of years ago.

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Agroforestry Course - Pantanal

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Agroforestry Course - Pantanal
(November 05, 2013)   -   WCS Brasil in partnership with Instituto Quinta do Sol gives an Agroforestry Course to family farmers in the highlands bordering the Pantanal. The idea is to promote sustainable land-use, improving the farmers livelihoods and protecting and recuperating regional streams and forests.

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