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In other news: Environmental stories from around the web, February 9, 2018

There are many important conservation and environmental stories Mongabay isn’t able to cover. Here’s a digest of some of the significant developments from the week. If you think we’ve missed something, feel free to add it in the comments. Tropical forests More dry forests falling to deforestation than climate change in Ecuador: new study (Technical University of Munich/EurekAlert ). NGOs call on pulp and paper producers in Asia to do more to protect forests (Eco-Business ). Recent deaths highlight the dangers to environmental activists in Cambodia (Thomson Reuters Foundation News ). Asian palm oil companies push back against proposed restrictions in the EU (Nikkei Asian Review ). Hershey pledges to cut deforestation from cocoa supply chain (Food & Wine ). Bridgestone will go 100 percent sustainable by 2050 (businessGreen , Rubber & Plastics News ). Splintering forest in Bo...

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