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Maite Knorr-Evans
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Event summary of our forum "Generating Value for the Peruvian Amazon". 

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Jhoana Canales Ponce

Presentation from our forum, Generating Value to Forests in the Peruvian Amazon 

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Presentation from our forum, Generating Value to Forests in the Peruvian Amazon 

 

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Chip BarberAustin Clowes

More than 100,000 people recently met in southern California for the 2017 National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show, an annual gathering for those who buy and sell musical instruments, equipment and just about everything else related to music performance and education. From January 25-28, the Anaheim Convention Center saw tech wizards hawking the latest recording software rub elbows with manufacturers of everything from clarinet reeds to guitar amplifiers, while retailers, distributors and music professionals walked the convention floor. Bands played from noon until midnight.

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Austin ClowesChip Barber

In this episode of the WRI Podcast, Lawrence MacDonald sits down with Chip Barber and Austin Clowes of the Forest Legality Initiative to talk about their work on sustainability in the guitar industry.

The music industry sells millions of guitars a year, and the instrument is integral to musical traditions from blues and rock ‘n roll to flamenco and classical music. These traditions rely on specific types of wood, known as tonewoods, to produce the distinctive timbre of the guitar.

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