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.
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.
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.
Bugs Are the Worst Part of Going Outside and Climate Change Is Making It Worse
Bug spray will soon be as ubiquitous as sunscreen. Long sleeves in hot weather will lose their dorky reputation.
The Largest Ever Amazon Restoration Project Is Set to Happen in Brazil
But the Brazilian government is still encouraging miners and loggers in the region.
Fighting Deforestation Is Giving Hope to Sudanese Refugees in Uganda
One of the biggest refugee settlements in the world is giving refugees the chance to earn a living and regenerate forests at the same time.
Hundreds of Colorful Painted Trees Protest Illegal Logging in Romania
Mihai Topescu and a team of volunteers are covering the Dumbrava Forest in all the colors of the rainbow.
Time Is Running Out: The Twin Perils of Deforestation and Climate Change
After the People's Climate March, it's more important than ever that concerned citizens make their voices heard about the complex relationship between rainforests and climate change.