High-income countries are driv...

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Consumer demand for meat, soy, palm oil, and more has resulted in 60% of primate species facing extinction.

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An (Even More) Inconvenient Tr...

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Why Carbon Credits For Forest Preservation May Be Worse Than Nothing

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The Simple, Yet Elusive, Key T...

May 9, 2019 by

Preserving and restoring forests is an effective step toward mitigating climate change, and comes with a host of other benefits.

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Bolsonaro Wants to Plunder the...

Jan 30, 2019 by

The Brazilian president’s pro-business agenda will be a test of American companies’ commitment to the environment.

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We Need To Talk About Palm Oil

Dec 24, 2018 by

We eat it, clean our homes and bodies with it and even fuel our cars with it. But our insatiable demand for palm oil is wreaking havoc on the planet — and our climate.

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The Left Lung of the Planet &#...

Nov 10, 2018 by

Africa’s Congo Basin is home to the second-largest rainforest on the planet. But according to a new study, this may soon not be the case. It finds that at current rates of deforestation, all primary forest will be gone by the end of the century.

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Paradise Threatened: Fiji’s Wa...

Oct 24, 2018 by

The South Pacific nation faces major environmental challenges, from the destruction of coral reefs to rising sea levels. At least one resort is asking tourists to help.

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Extractive industries threaten...

Jul 19, 2018 by

[Translate] by Mike Gaworecki news.mongabay.com. According to a recent report, mining companies currently have claims on 11 percent...

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Brazilian court blocks aboliti...

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[Translate] Judge says president Michel Temer went beyond his authority in issuing decree to dissolve Renca, after fury from...

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Earth’s Sixth Mass Extin...

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[Translate] Lorraine Chow   ECOWATCH.COM Africa’s giraffe population has plunged almost 40 percent in the past 30 years. Photo...

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BRAZIL’S ROLLBACKS JEOPA...

Jul 6, 2017 by

[Translate] Deforestation in Brazil is at a nine-year high. President Michel Temer’s political horse trading could make it...

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BILL COULD PUT THE AMAZON AT R...

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[Translate]   By Jan Rocha / Climate News Network   VIA TRUTHDIG     Gold and iron ore are two of the many minerals found in the...

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12 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BE E...

Dec 9, 2016 by

[Translate]   Food Tyson Foods causes serious harm to people, animals and the environment. By Ashley Schaeffer Yildiz / Rainforest...

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How an Indigenous Community Is...

Jul 19, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment “We are reforesting and restoring the land so that our grandchildren and our children have a future.”...

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NORWAY, FIRST COUNTRY TO BAN D...

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[Translate] KATIE POHLMAN OF ECOWATCH ON BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT (Photo: World Wildlife Fund)Article reprinted with permission from...

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GOLD MINING HAS DEVASTATED THE...

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[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: Aerial view taken from a police helicopter shows a jungle devastated...

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INDONESIAN PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES...

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[Translate] Many have criticized Indonesia‘s largely unsustainable palm oil industry for several reasons, including deforestation....

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THE SENATE JUST PASSED AN ENER...

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[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Charles Krupa   The first major update to the nation’s...

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CLIMATE CHANGE HELPED TRIGGER ...

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[Translate]   By Kieran Cooke / Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG   A temple site at the ancient city of Angkor overrun by jungle....

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BIRDS ARE GOING EXTINCT: ENTIR...

Jan 19, 2016 by

[Translate] SALON.COM Deforestation and the pet trade have ravaged avian populations, and the consequences for mankind could prove...

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A WILD LIBERTY: THE SIXTH MASS...

Jan 2, 2016 by

[Translate]   By Grant A. Mincy, Center for a Stateless Society | Op-Ed   (Photo: Deforestation via Shutterstock) The Sixth Mass...

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Starbucks’ Deforestation...

Dec 18, 2015 by

[Translate] The world’s largest coffeehouse company needs to wake up and smell the coffee. By Elliot Negin / The Huffington...

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THE RAINFORESTS HOLD THE KEY T...

Oct 26, 2015 by

[Translate] THE GUARDIAN Healthy forests protect our climate and moderate our weather. As the ‘Godzilla’ El Niño builds in the weeks...

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FOREST LOSS AND LAND DEGRADATI...

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[Translate]   By Tim Radford, Climate News Network     Agriculture and land use changes, such as in Indonesia, represent the...

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World’s Biggest Economie...

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[Translate] Experts warn that the G20’s massive infrastructure plan will cause “rapid ecological deterioration.” By...

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DID MAYAN DEFORESTATION CHANGE...

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[Translate] Shutterstock By Clayton Aldern   GRIST The pre-Columbian Mayans are known for many things: El Castillo at Chichen Itza,...

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HUMANS ARE SET TO WIPE AN INDI...

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[Translate] by Katie ValentineCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Andre Penner, File In this Sept. 15, 2009 file photo, a deforested...

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MEAT EATERS ARE THE NUMBER ONE...

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[Translate] by Natasha Geiling CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock   A meat-inclusive diet often comes with a side of environmental...

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PALM OIL – KEY INGREDIEN...

Jun 23, 2015 by

[Translate] BY CASEY COATES DANSON Palm Oil is the leading driver of tropical deforestation affecting indigenous people in Indonesia,...

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DELEGATES ACCUSED OF “FI...

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[Translate]   By Paul Brown, Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     One bright spot at the talks in Bonn, Germany, was an agreement...

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