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November 2013

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Winrock-Implemented Room to Learn Project Approved for Microsoft’s #YouthSpark Initiative on #GivingTuesday

November 22, 2013

(November 22, 2013) — Winrock International is excited that the Room to Learn – Education for Youth in South Sudan project has been approved for Microsoft’s #YouthSpark initiative, meaning it is eligible for #YouthSpark’s #GivingTuesday campaign this year. Microsoft will provide a 100-percent match for every donation to Room to Learn up to $1,000 until […]
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Has the Idea of ‘Zero Deforestation’ Lost Its Meaning?

November 14, 2013

Separate targets for gross deforestation and reforestation would increase progress toward forest conservation, climate change mitigation goals ARLINGTON, Va. (November 14, 2013) — What exactly does “zero deforestation” mean? In an article published in the journal Science, authors Dr. Sandra Brown, of Winrock International, and Dr. Daniel Zarin, of the Climate and Land Use Alliance, […]