by Joaquim Moreira Salles Posted on October 20, 2014
In total, 838 square kilometers of rainforest were cleared over the past two months, an area almost ten times the size of Manhattan.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 30, 2014
Habitat degradation, exploitation, and climate change have cut global vertebrate populations by 52 percent in the last four decades, according to a new study.
by Ari Phillips Posted on September 23, 2014
Addressing deforestation is a major agenda item at Tuesday's climate summit, including the announcement of the New York Declaration on Forests.
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by Jeff Spross Posted on September 17, 2014
This week, both Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donuts committed to making sure the palm oil they fry their donuts in comes from sustainable and environmentally friendly suppliers.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 5, 2014
A new mapping project illustrates forest loss and gain around the world.
by Jack Jenkins Posted on July 7, 2014 Updated: July 7, 2014
"This is one of the greatest challenges of our time: to convert ourselves to a type of development that knows how to respect creation," Pope Francis said.
by Ari Phillips Posted on June 17, 2014
Palm oil is found in nearly half the products in supermarkets. Responsibly sourcing it could be a game changer when it comes to climate and environmental issues.
by Joe Romm Posted on April 29, 2014
Hollywood so rarely has an environmentally-themed blockbuster movie that each one deserves to be singled out for praise.
by Ari Phillips Posted on February 19, 2014
Not only can palm oil production lead to the loss of forestland, which acts as a carbon sink, but it can also uproot carbon-rich peatlands, thus releasing large amounts of carbon into the atmosphere.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on February 5, 2014
The prohibition and attempted eradication of drugs is a nightmare for the climate and environment.