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When logging roads are built and trees are felled, soils can erode into nearby waterways. Similarly, runoff from farms (including fertilizer and manure) can pollute local water sources and create dead zones in larger bodies of water hundreds of miles away. But streamside buffer zones, where trees and other vegetation are planted or left to grow in their natural state, can reduce pollution and runoff, protect water quality, provide shade for temperature control and help conserve aquatic biodiversity. Sustainable farms, forestry operations and tourism businesses not only manage buffer zones on their property but also treat wastewater and implement water conservation practices and other safeguards -- proving that clean, healthy waterways can coexist with economically viable working landscapes. Certified Farms Minimize Erosion and Safeguard Waterways A 2012 study of cocoa farm...

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