#deforestation

  • Article: Allowing Locals to Manage Forests Can Reduce Emissions and Poverty, Study Finds
    Environment

    Allowing Locals to Manage Forests Can Reduce Emissions and Poverty, Study Finds

    May 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Deforestation impacts local communities through climate change and socio-economic stress. Read more

  • Article: Deforestation Has Surprising Effect on Clean Water, Malawi Researchers Find
    Water & Sanitation

    Deforestation Has Surprising Effect on Clean Water, Malawi Researchers Find

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Lindsay Powers|April 17, 2019

    Clearcutting has devastating implications for water access. Read more

  • Article: Norway Will Start Paying Indonesia for Cutting Down on Deforestation
    Environment

    Norway Will Start Paying Indonesia for Cutting Down on Deforestation

    Feb. 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Indonesia's deforestation rate declined, triggering a payment under a $1 billion climate deal. Read more

  • Article: Yet Another Bird Has Gone Extinct in the Last 10 Years
    Environment

    Yet Another Bird Has Gone Extinct in the Last 10 Years

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Sept. 5, 2018

    Almost 1,500 bird species are now threatened — and humans are to blame. Read more

  • 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
    Environment

    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
    Environment

    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