Understanding the economics that underpins forest fires...
Niyanta Spelman is the founder and CEO of Rainforest Partnership, an Austin, Texas-headquartered nonprofit that achieves durable results in rainforest protection through rainforest community-based projects which create the incomes that take the economic incentives out of deforestation. Rainforest Partnership understands that economic problems demand economic responses. A visionary and inspirational leader, Spelman leads a dedicated team in Peru, Ecuador, Texas and elsewhere in fulfilling Rainforest Partnership’s mission to protect tropical rainforests.
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