Winrock Innovations Newsletter | February 2017
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CLIMATE CHANGE BREAKTHROUGH 
Winrock Study Pinpoints Emissions Source Five Times Greater Than Global Aviation 

Scientists from Winrock International have published the first consistent and complete analysis of emissions from forest degradation in 74 tropical countries. The study assessed human activities that degrade forests, such as woodfuel harvesting and selective logging, and found that forest degradation emissions are almost five times greater than emissions from global aviation.

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WINROCK MOURNS THE PASSING OF SENIOR SCIENTIST DR. SANDRA BROWN 
Her pioneering work on the role forests play in the carbon cycle shaped the way we understand the forces behind climate change today. 
 
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STRIVING FOR FIVE AT SAINT VALENTINE'S SCHOOL
In southern Brazil, students not only learn to grow vegetables — they also learn to love them.
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LEARN ABOUT THE LEGACY SHE LEAVES BEHIND
Brown and Winrock developed the forest evaluation system Guyana used to earn nearly $200 million in payments from the Norwegian government for limiting deforestation and forest degradation.
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SEE WHAT A DIFFERENCE ONE VOLUNTEER CAN MAKE 
Sixteen years, 25 assignments, 10 countries — the late Bob Albrecht touched hundreds of lives. 
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USAID ClimateLinks Blog: Winrock's O'Sullivan on Climate Services in Africa

Energy.gov: Accelerating the Market for Renewable Energy in Indonesia

Daily Coffee News: Coffee Quality Institute Honors Former COP Walls 

Durango Herald: U.S. Programs Host Training in Colorado

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