#Deforestation

  • Article: Brazil's President Is Making It Impossible to Fight Deforestation, Activists Say
    Environment

    Brazil's President Is Making It Impossible to Fight Deforestation, Activists Say

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 12, 2019

    Enforcement agencies are being blocked from taking action. Read more

  • Article: Hasan Minhaj Breaks Down Deforestation in the Amazon — and Offers a Way to Help
    Environment

    Hasan Minhaj Breaks Down Deforestation in the Amazon — and Offers a Way to Help

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 13, 2019

    “The Amazon has never been more vulnerable.” Read more

  • Article: Coffee Is Getting Cheaper — at the Expense of the Planet
    Environment

    Coffee Is Getting Cheaper — at the Expense of the Planet

    May 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Coffee farmers may be forced to clear forest lands to grow and sell more to make a profit. Read more

  • Article: Liberian Lawyer Wins Environmental Prize After Risking His Life to Save Forests
    Environment

    Liberian Lawyer Wins Environmental Prize After Risking His Life to Save Forests

    By Sushmita Roy|May 3, 2019

    Alfred Brownell has successfully saved 513,500 acres of land from deforestation. Read more

  • Article: These Scottish Entrepreneurs Want to Replace Palm Oil With Used Coffee Grounds
    Finance & Innovation

    These Scottish Entrepreneurs Want to Replace Palm Oil With Used Coffee Grounds

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 26, 2019

    Right now, 90% of the UK's used coffee grounds are incinerated or go to landfill. Read more

  • Article: The World's Forests Are in the 'Emergency Room,' Activists Say
    Environment

    The World's Forests Are in the 'Emergency Room,' Activists Say

    April 25, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "The health of the planet is at stake and band aid responses are not enough." Read more

  • Article: These Friendship Bracelets Are Made From Ocean Plastic and Seized Illegal Firearms
    PartnerCitizenship

    These Friendship Bracelets Are Made From Ocean Plastic and Seized Illegal Firearms

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 23, 2019

    Sustainable accessories brand Bottletop is helping spread the world about ending extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: This Man Restored 240 Million Trees in West Africa — and They Could Help Fight Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    This Man Restored 240 Million Trees in West Africa — and They Could Help Fight Hunger

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 14, 2018

    “Nature would heal itself, you just needed to stop hammering it.” Read more