deforestation

 
Ecological land grab: food vs fuel vs forests
Ecological land grab: food vs fuel vs forests
The overlapping crises of climate change, mass species extinction, and an unsustainable global food system are on a collision course towards what...
Bolsonaro vows to fight 'illegal deforestation' in Brazil
Bolsonaro vows to fight 'illegal deforestation' in Brazil
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro vowed Saturday to combat "illegal deforestation," a day after the head of the agency that measures deforestation...
Going green: Ethiopia's bid to plant four billion trees
Going green: Ethiopia's bid to plant four billion trees
These days whenever Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appears in public, he removes his jacket, rolls up his sleeves, grabs a shovel and gets to...
GDP still best indicator of wellbeing
GDP still best indicator of wellbeing
New Zealand is being lauded for introducing the world’s first wellbeing budget, which aims to shift the focus from gross domestic product (GDP)...
The man who saved a forest
The man who saved a forest
Alfred Brownell, a 53-year-old lawyer from Liberia, was on his way to his daughter’s school prize-giving when he heard the news. She was going to...
Trouble brews as coffee faces extinction
Trouble brews as coffee faces extinction
Africa is the home of coffee. Beans from the continent have been picked as a snack for as long as humans have needed a quick hit of energy.
Fears for Amazon after Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidency
Fears for Amazon after Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidency
Environmentalists and rights groups reacted with dismay on Monday to the victory in Brazil of president-elect Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right champion...
In Mozambique, a joint fight against climate change and forest loss
In Mozambique, a joint fight against climate change and forest loss
From a distance, the Gile National Reserve in northern Mozambique is a vast, dense ocean of green that reaches as far as the horizon.
Deforestation in tropical Africa is not as bad as previously thought
Deforestation in tropical Africa is not as bad as previously thought
Deforestation has massive effects on the biosphere. It contributes to carbon emissions,
Poland illegally logged in ancient forest — EU
Poland illegally logged in ancient forest — EU
Poland's rightwing government broke the law by logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests, the legal adviser to the EU's top court said...
Three trillion trees, but not for long
Three trillion trees, but not for long
Scientists have already calculated how many species of fish there are in the sea (230 000), and how many species there are on the planet...
Earth overshoots its mark
Earth overshoots its mark
Humans have exhausted a year's supply of natural resources in less than eight months, according to an analysis of the demands the world's population are placing on the planet....

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