Fight fire with trade: how Europe can help save the Amazon

The proposed EU-Mercosur deal would guarantee cheap beef and lock in further deforestation. But our new research shows it is possible to transform trade for the better.

Laura Kehoe, Researcher in Conservation Decision Science and Land Use, University of Oxford • conversation
Sept. 9, 2020 ~7 min

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Uruguay quietly beats coronavirus, distinguishing itself from its South American neighbors – yet again

Pandemic devastation surrounds it on all sides, but tiny Uruguay has COVID-19 under control – just the latest win for a country that's always stood out.

Jennifer Pribble, Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Studies, University of Richmond • conversation
June 15, 2020 ~7 min

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