Commodities Funding Deforestation

Commodities Funding Deforestation

Financial Reforms Can Promote Climate Actions The commodities markets are double-edged swords in the battle against climate change. Until now, many commodities have been a huge part of the problem, but a new report shows how they can become part of the solution....
Deforestation Surging During Pandemic

Deforestation Surging During Pandemic

Deforestation Fuels Deadly Circle There have been many widely publicized factors behind the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic: the use of live animal markets, government policy to contain the spread once the virus arrived, global air travel, to name a few. However, one...
Deforestation Surging During Pandemic

Deforestation Surging Across Amazon Basin

Agriculture Taking Its Toll On Biodiversity, Climate The number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rose 20 percent in June to a 13-year-high for the month. It could signal a repeat of last year’s massive forest fires, which are deliberately set to clear land for...
Australia A Leader In Deforestation

Australia A Leader In Deforestation

Deforestation Killing More Than Trees Australia is in the midst of a full-blown land-clearing crisis. Projections suggest that in the two decades to 2030, 3 million hectares of untouched forest will have been bulldozed in eastern Australia. The deforestation crisis is...