The Amazon Rainforest Was Once a Human Success Story. It Could Be Again
For millennia, Indigenous practices have enhanced the biodiversity, fertility, and carbon-sucking powers of the most biodiverse region on land.
Brazil's President Bolsonaro Is Now Spreading Conspiracy Theories About the Amazon Fires
Jair Bolsonaro, whose support of Amazon deforestation has earned him the nickname "Captain Chainsaw," is blaming the fires on environmental groups.
The Amazon Is on Fire and the Smoke Can Be Seen from Space
The Amazon has been burning for weeks amid increasing deforestation. The intense smoke was detected by NASA and plunged São Paulo into darkness on Monday.
Western Industrial Farming Is Eating Our Forests and Accelerating Climate Change
The dynamics of deforestation are increasingly inseparable from the growing demand for food from consumers in the most developed countries.
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These indigenous Peruvians are fighting deforestation with satellites and drones
Indigenous people in Peru are defending their land with satellites and drones
More Than Half of Wild Coffee Species Are at Risk of Extinction
Wild coffee is not normally harvested, but it is crucial to the sustainability of cultivated varieties like Arabica and Rustica.
There's a New Hazelnut Spread in Town and It Wants to Take On Nutella
The Barilla Group is set to launch the palm-oil-free Crema Pan di Stelle in January of next year.
Europe Wants to Devastate Forests to Double Its 'Renewable' Energy
A plan recently finalized by the European Union would classify wood burned for fuel as a carbon neutral energy source, when it’s anything but.
More Than 75 Percent of Earth’s Land Areas Are ‘Broken,’ Major Report Finds
Once-productive lands have become deserts, are polluted, or deforested, putting 3.2 billion people at risk.
Protecting the World's Forests Still Matters Even If You Live in a City
You may think tropical forests have little to do with your urban life, but you probably use a rainforest product everyday. This year's International Day of Forests is all about protecting these important natural resources no matter where you live.
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How one country learned to stop killing the rainforest
The monkey-killing fat you've never heard of is everywhere.
15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Are Warning Humankind We Are Screwed
Human impacts on the environment are putting our future at risk, they say.