#Deforestation

  • Article: Growing Deforestation in Asia Linked to Spread of Infectious Diseases

    Growing Deforestation in Asia Linked to Spread of Infectious Diseases

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 11, 2020

    "Humans and nature are part of one connected system, and we need to understand how it works." Read more

  • Article: The World Is Now Consuming More Than 100 Billion Tonnes of Materials Every Year

    The World Is Now Consuming More Than 100 Billion Tonnes of Materials Every Year

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 22, 2020

    "We risk global disaster." Read more

  • Article: Amazon Rainforest Fires Increased by 30% in 2019

    Amazon Rainforest Fires Increased by 30% in 2019

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 9, 2020

    Losing the Amazon rainforest would have a devastating effect on the global environment. Read more

  • Article: Deforestation of Brazil's Indigenous Lands Reaches 11-Year High

    Deforestation of Brazil's Indigenous Lands Reaches 11-Year High

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|Dec. 20, 2019

    Deforestation on reservations surged by over 174% in 2019. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Communities and Green Groups Unite to Protect Forests in Latin America

    Indigenous Communities and Green Groups Unite to Protect Forests in Latin America

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Dec. 13, 2019

    Forest communities are coming together to find ways to more effectively prevent deforestation. Read more

  • Article: This Youth Activist Wants People to Pay $10 a Month to Fight Climate Change

    This Youth Activist Wants People to Pay $10 a Month to Fight Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 2, 2019

    “This is about today. It’s not about future generations. Our existence is being threatened.” Read more

  • Article: Ireland to Plant 440 Million Trees by 2040 to Fight the Climate Crisis

    Ireland to Plant 440 Million Trees by 2040 to Fight the Climate Crisis

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 4, 2019

    That’s 22 million trees, every single year, for two decades. Read more

  • Article: 7 Organizations You Can Support to Protect the Amazon Rainforest

    7 Organizations You Can Support to Protect the Amazon Rainforest

    By Erica SanchezJoe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 22, 2019

    Losing the Amazon would imperil the United Nations' Global Goals. Read more