#Deforestation

  • Article: Why Factory Farming Needs a Fresh Look Following the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Why Factory Farming Needs a Fresh Look Following the COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Joe McCarthy|May 14, 2020

    Taking a fresh look at animal production also involves considering its effect on world hunger. Read more

  • Article: How Deforestation Increases the Risk of Disease Outbreaks Like COVID-19

    How Deforestation Increases the Risk of Disease Outbreaks Like COVID-19

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 13, 2020

    Wildlife destruction increases the possibility of viruses jumping from species to species. Read more

  • Article: Conservation Group in Cambodia Says Logging in Protected Area Has Increased Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Conservation Group in Cambodia Says Logging in Protected Area Has Increased Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 4, 2020

    An Indigenous network says the government is attempting to stop it from monitoring forest loss. Read more

  • Article: Brazil Is Deploying Troops to Protect the Amazon Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Brazil Is Deploying Troops to Protect the Amazon Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Joe McCarthy|April 30, 2020

    Deforestation has surged in recent months. Read more

  • Article: Women Join Forces to Fight Logging in Solomon Islands

    Women Join Forces to Fight Logging in Solomon Islands

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 10, 2020

    Women in the Solomon Islands are raising awareness of deforestation and standing up to loggers. Read more

  • 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