#deforestation

  • Article: Chocolate Companies Are Illegally Destroying Forests to Grow More Cocoa, Activists Say
    Environment

    Chocolate Companies Are Illegally Destroying Forests to Grow More Cocoa, Activists Say

    By David Brand|March 29, 2018

    Cream-filled eggs and chocolate bunnies may come at the expense of chimps and elephants. Read more

  • Article: Why You Should Think Twice About Buying Snickers, Milky Way, and Kit Kat Bars
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    Why You Should Think Twice About Buying Snickers, Milky Way, and Kit Kat Bars

    Sept. 15, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The world's biggest chocolate companies are causing major harm. Read more

  • Article: Burger King Pledges To End Deforestation By 2030 but Scientists Are Skeptical
    Environment

    Burger King Pledges To End Deforestation By 2030 but Scientists Are Skeptical

    June 23, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Restaurant Brands International has been criticized for buying soy and beef from Brazil. Read more

  • Article: Newly Discovered 'Hidden Forests' Could Be Crucial to Stopping Climate Change
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    Newly Discovered 'Hidden Forests' Could Be Crucial to Stopping Climate Change

    May 15, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Two thirds of arable land could be lost by 2025 as land progressively turns into desert." Read more

  • Article: Our Insatiable Avocado Appetite Is Killing Mexico’s Forests
    Environment

    Our Insatiable Avocado Appetite Is Killing Mexico’s Forests

    By Garima Bakshi  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 11, 2016

    It’s causing a loss of forest cover, and harming wildlife. Read more

  • Video: This 6-year-old is literally crying for our planet
    Environment

    This 6-year-old is literally crying for our planet

    By Daniele Selby|June 3, 2016

    Don't be "rude to the planet." - Henry Marr Read more

  • Article: The forest has surprising new allies: Reformed drug dealers and thieves
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    The forest has surprising new allies: Reformed drug dealers and thieves

    Jan. 6, 2016|TakePart

    A reformed youth group is allowed to sell trees in reforested areas for reporting illegal logging. Read more

  • Article: How are Unilever and WWF protecting rainforests?
    Environment

    How are Unilever and WWF protecting rainforests?

    July 20, 2015|Unilever

    How can protecting forests combat climate change? Read more