“Global climate targets will be missed as deforestation rises, study says”

“International targets to cut emissions and limit climate change will be missed due to rises in deforestation and delays in changing how humans use land, a new study warns. Nearly 100 countries pledged to make their use of… Read More

“Global climate targets will be missed as deforestation rises, study says”

“International targets to cut emissions and limit climate change will be missed due to rises in deforestation and delays in changing how humans use land, a new study warns. Nearly 100 countries pledged to make their use of… Read More

“You May Be Surprised To Learn Which 2 Countries Are Making The Globe A Lot Greener”

“The world is getting greener. That’s according to Chi Chen, a doctoral student in the Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University. Chen has been mining data collected by an orbiting NASA camera that monitors green vegetation… Read More

“Sustainable Choices On Palm Oil Must Be Easier For Consumers, Says New Study”

“Palm oil production causes deforestation, greenhouse gas emissions from peatland conversion, and biodiversity loss, but it is found in many products, often unbeknownst to consumers. It is a common ingredient in foods, body products, detergents, and biofuels. Dr… Read More

“Palm oil is destroying rainforests. But try going a day without it.”

“I crawled from my bed in the dark. In the bathroom, I washed my hands, brushed my teeth, and slathered some moisturizer on my face. Before the waking sun had painted the mountains out my window a pale… Read More

“Purdue Study: Sustainable Palm Oil Doesn’t Make the Grade”

“From food and biofuels to cosmetics and detergents, palm oil is found in countless products these days. Demand for the oil has surged in the last decade – global usage went from 37 million metric tons in 2006… Read More

“Biodiversity Is In Free Fall. Here’s How We Can Fix It.”

“THE TROPICS ARE home to nearly 80 percent of all species in the world. Those species, in their perennial warm temperatures, face the double punch from both human pressures, such as overfishing or logging, and environmental abuse, from… Read More

“Furniture from China contributes to deforestation in central Africa”

“Is your new coffee table contributing to the deforestation of African rainforests? If the furniture comes from China or other parts of Asia, there’s a good chance it is. While much attention has been devoted to Chinese demand… Read More