US Allocates Funds for Tropical Forest Preservation

    The United States has pledged USD275 million to

    in tropical countries, Reuters reports. The money will be used to preserve biodiversity and sustainable landscapes in key South American and African sites in 2010.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.