Exclusive: A forensic investigation finds evidence of deliberate burning in Papua's palm oil plantations.
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~16 min
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Green groups welcome the UK's plan to outlaw the import of food and other goods from protected areas.
Nov. 11, 2020 • ~4 min
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Unilever and Tesco also say a new law should apply to all deforestation, whether legal or illegal.
Oct. 4, 2020 • ~4 min
Forest that has been disturbed – but not cleared – by logging or fire can be hard to spot from satellites.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
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When forests get a little restoration nudge after logging, they recover much faster than when left to regenerate on their own, researchers report.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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The age of a forest can influence how effectively it offsets our emissions.
July 30, 2020 • ~7 min
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By curtailing deforestation and wildlife trafficking across the globe, governments could help prevent the rise of the next worldwide pandemic.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new study estimates that $22 billion to $30 billion dollars per year needs to be spent to maintain forests and reduce the likelihood of a pathogen jumping from wildlife to humans.
July 27, 2020 • ~9 min
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The coconut – an icon of unspoiled tropical idylls – causes more environmental harm than many people realise.
July 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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