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Want to Protect Rainforests?

If you understand how public and private ownership explain, in part, why cows are not endangered but elephants are, you’ll appreciate this article:

The best way to protect rainforests is to keep people out, right? Absolutely not. The best way to keep the trees, and prevent the carbon in them from entering the atmosphere, is by letting people into the forests: local people with the legal right to control what happens there.

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