Global Warming Taking Toll On Ecosystems

Global Warming Taking Toll On Ecosystems

Defending Biodiversity A Top Priority Half of the world’s population lives in areas that are highly vulnerable to climate change. That means that 3.6 billion people could become refugees in search of food, water and shelter. Such a mass migration will not end well. A...
Gunung Leuser National Park Under Assault

Gunung Leuser National Park Under Assault

Illegal Deforestation Threatens Unique Biodiversity There’s only one place left on the planet where tigers, elephants, orangutans, and rhinos live together in the wild—the Leuser Ecosystem World Heritage Site on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. Clouded leopards,...
Some Nature-Based Solutions Falling Short

Some Nature-Based Solutions Falling Short

Reforestation Guidelines Maximize Impact After decades of deforestation, several projects hope to boost forest and landscape restoration around the world. International initiatives, including the Bonn Challenge and the New York Declaration on Forests have generated...
DiCaprio Defending Critical Ecosystems

DiCaprio Defending Critical Ecosystems

Cameroon Campaign Earns Rare Title From Scientists Deforestation is one of the leading factors driving global warming, climate change and loss of biodiversity. Many people are risking their lives to defend our forests and our planet. It’s hard to believe that a simple...
Brazil’s Cerrado Under Fire

Brazil’s Cerrado Under Fire

Agriculture Threatening Biodiversity, Watersheds Deforestation is a major contributor to global warming. Brazil is one of the nations with the highest rates of deforestation in the world. Agriculture expansion is the primary force behind the destruction. Industrial...
COP26 Builds Momentum To Stop Deforestation

COP26 Builds Momentum To Stop Deforestation

Forest and Land-Use Agreement Already In Jeopardy Forests are one of the only proven weapons in the battle against greenhouse gases, but we are burning them down to create massive factory farms. Millions of acres of critical ecosystems have been lost forever. Many...
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reach Record Level

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reach Record Level

Carbon Sinks Becoming Carbon Generators Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record last year, despite the pandemic lockdown. The world will reach new records in 2021 according to the UN’s World Meteorological Organization (WMO). It’s been at least 3...
Wildfires, Deforestation and Global Warming

Wildfires, Deforestation and Global Warming

Carbon Sinks, Ecosystems Destroyed When Needed Most From the Amazon to the Arctic, the last forests around the world are burning. Fueled by climate change, the wildfires are compounding the problem of global warming. Carbon emissions from global wildfires reached...