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‘Amazonian Leapfrogging’ conference is bringing top thinkers to campus to focus on climate and social inequality

Ribeirinho, Solimões River, Brazilian Amazon, 2011. A nature-based, interdisciplinary approach that takes into account economic, environmental, political and historical considerations is the focus of this year’s Amazonian Leapfrogging conference.  Photo by Araquém Alcantara
Friday, April 29, 2022

Top thinkers and stakeholders from Brazil will visit the Princeton campus May 5-6 to discuss with the University community the critical environmental and climate justice issues facing the Brazilian Amazon and its Indigenous peoples.

Hosted by the Princeton Brazil LAB, the conference, “Amazonian Leapfrogging: Tackling the Climate Crisis and Social Inequality with Nature-based Solutions,” will bring together students, researchers, scholars, policymakers and health officials to examine nature-based solutions that foster environmental conservation and socioeconomic development of the Brazilian Amazon.

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