Boston Globe Op-ed

An indigenous forestry expert takes on REDD and "fortress conservation"

It was one thing to guide Dennis Martinez, a Native American forestry expert, as he developed a 4,800-word essay on the climate-mitigation plan REDD for Nat Geo Newswatch. It was another to help Martinez reduce that essay by 80 percent, carving out a 750-word version for the Boston Globe's readers. The edited version,  which ran as an op-ed on January 10, 2010, allowed the Globe to serve its general newspaper audience with something that every good editor wants--an important untold story.
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Sun, 02/06/2011 - 4:17pm