by Ari Phillips Posted on April 16, 2015 Updated: April 16, 2015
Wood pellet demand for renewable energy is skyrocketing. Not only is this stressing forest ecosystems, but it could also be bad for emissions.
by Katie Valentine Posted on April 2, 2015 Updated: April 2, 2015
In total, the earth lost 69,500 square miles of forests in 2013, a chunk about twice the size of Portugal.
by Natasha Geiling Posted on April 1, 2015
Activists are calling it "a major step forward for the soy industry.”
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 26, 2015 Updated: March 26, 2015
We are rapidly losing forest, and it's getting much harder to get lost in them.
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 3, 2015 Updated: March 3, 2015
World Wildlife Day might be new but it highlights an ongoing extinction epidemic.
by Jesse Vogel - Guest Contributor Posted on December 11, 2014 Updated: December 12, 2014
In the face of harassment and violence, Amazonian tribes are calling for protection of their homes and forests from fossil fuel development.
by Joaquim Moreira Salles Posted on October 30, 2014 Updated: October 31, 2014
If the last four years are any indication, Brazilian environmental policy is about to become even more regressive.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on October 26, 2014
Many of the candies Americans will be consuming in large quantities this week contain a little-known ingredient that can have serious consequences for the climate.
by Joaquim Moreira Salles Posted on October 20, 2014 Updated: October 21, 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.