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Posted on: 12.02.14 (Last edited) 12 February 2014

Stripping the Amazon forest for mining causes water erosion, flooding, the buildup of particles in rivers and fish mortality, until rehabilitation (revegetation) occurs.

Stripping the Amazon forest for mining causes water erosion, flooding, the buildup of particles in rivers and fish mortality, until rehabilitation (revegetation) occurs.

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Kristi is a recent addition to the Fauna & Flora International (FFI) Communications team, on a one-year assignment as Communications Officer (Business & Biodiversity). With a BSc in Earth Science, she has experience in geological surveys in western Canada and biodiversity surveys in the forests of Chiapas, Mexico. Most recently she worked as a consultant for the World Agroforestry Centre, where she communicated climate change research to a broad audience, including at the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC. In her current role, she supports FFI’s Business & Biodiversity and Environmental Markets programmes to communicate work that bridges business, economics and conservation.

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